Live Swine Tech Lv 1

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Job Description

Job Details:

Starting Wage: $17.00

Competitive benefits, including:

Health, dental and vision insurance; Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; Short- and long-term disability insurance; Critical illness, accident and hospital indemnity insurance; 401(k); Stock purchase plan; Education Assistance Program (including GED assistance, Citizenship assistance, ESL and tuition reimbursement); Paid vacation; Paid holidays

This position is responsible for providing daily care giving needs of live swine while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.

Hours: 5:00 am until 3:00 pm.  Start and end times may vary.  Work schedule is subject to change based upon production needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs daily care giving for all live swine, vaccination, blood pull, movement, sorting, and clean out of TPG products/facilities. (35%)

Loading on to the truck for transport to designated farms, other TPG complexes and/or processing plant. (35%)

Cleans and disinfects barns, vehicles, grounds and equipment. (20%)

Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.  Such as:  flow changes and maintains a clean and organized work area. (10%)

Biosecurity/Animal Welfare Requirements/Safety:

The jobsite is a bio-secure environment which requires showering, changing clothing and footwear before entering the facility.  Appropriate clothing and footwear is provided by the Company.  No jewelry may be worn on the jobsite except for medical ID jewelry and body piercings covered by appropriate clothing.  Must be willing to sign an agreement to avoid any porcine species (live swine, companion, etc.). Must be willing to sign and abide by the Company Biosecurity and Company Animal Welfare Guidelines.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: 

Physical:  Must use safe lifting techniques. Lift fifty (50) pounds without assistance repeatedly with intermittent breaks; Push/pull 350-650 pound animal cart with assistance; Climb over three (3) and four (4) foot panels; Bend and stoop repeatedly; Stand and walk for prolonged periods of time on concrete; Use a high-pressure wand; Push/pull 400 pound feed cart; Climb feed bin ladders to check feed levels; Move animals with a moving board; Lift thirty five (35) to fifty (50) pound animals over a three (3) to four (4) foot fence repeatedly with intermittent breaks; Team members in the Technician position will work: Inside/outside; On wet concrete floor; In hot/cold temperatures; In high humidity; In considerable feed/animal dust; with repetitive duties.

Successful candidates must complete a post offer health assessment which includes urinalysis for drug alcohol screening. All positions will be for 1st shift (days).  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand majority of shift (concrete floor); walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus.

Tools and Equipment:

Personal Protective Equipment Required:  Safety glasses and rubber boots are required.  Ear plugs will be used as needed.   NIOSH approved N95 particulate respirators will be worn as needed.

Chemicals Commonly Used:  Glutarldehyde, disinfectants, and foamers.

Safety: TM is expected to follow all applicable safety policies and procedures. These include but are not limited to Hazard Communication, Respiratory Protection, fall protection, LOTO and Personal Protective Equipment.  TM is expected to identify, address and mitigate safety related risks.

Addendum to Job Descriptions for Source Control and Essential Functions

During the current Pandemic (2020), all Team Members will be required to wear company issued facial coverings.  Training will be provided to each Team Member specific to their job and their facility location in addition to signing an acknowledgement form they understand these expectations.

It is considered an essential function of each job for a Team Member to wear the company issued facial coverings.  If a Team Member indicates they will not wear the mask, they will not be considered for the position in which they are applying or any position that requires the facial covering.  If a Team Member has a medical condition or disability that prevents them from wearing the mask, TPG will engage in a interactive process to determine whether a reasonable accommodation can be provided that addresses the safety concerns associated with the Pandemic and allow the Team Member to perform the essential functions of the job.

Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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