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Weekend Finishing Assistant (part time)

About this Job:

Porkhaven Farms is a hog farm based in Northeast Iowa looking for a finishing assistant to assist with chores for four to five hours on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Operate Finishing Unit:

  • Power wash and disinfect buildings when emptied.
  • Run feed lines and adjust feeders and waters when necessary.
  • Maintain proper pen environment.
  • Observe and treat pigs accordingly.
  • Dispose of dead pigs and euthanize pigs when necessary.
  • Perform maintenance on the facilities, equipment, and ventilation systems to the best of your abilities.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate inventory sheets and production records at all sites.
  • Be responsible for maintaining a high level of biosecurity between all buildings and sites.
  • Monitor and maintain compost pile.
  • Assist in other areas as needed.
Requirement:

• Agriculture experience or previous swine experience preferred
• Attention to detail, self-motivated, organized and able to work without direct supervision
• Plans thoroughly and makes sound decisions
• Honest, trustworthy and passionate
• Effective communication skills
• Listens to others and builds relationships to foster teamwork

We offer competitive pay (based on experience and qualifications) and are located just 1.5 miles south of Hawkeye Community College.

Salary:
How to apply:

Apply online by clicking HERE!.

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