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Nursery Early Pig Care Specialist

About this Job:

Position Overview & Responsibilities:

Has immediate responsibility for the daily care of critical care, small and fallout pig management.

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Daily Evaluation of every pig.
  • Early Pig Care execution.
  • Identification and treatment of sick pigs.
  • Monitor health and provide feedback to Pod Lead.
  • Administer water medications when necessary.
  • Environment management/proper ventilation settings.
  • Mat Feeding.
  • Gruel Feeding.
  • Feeder adjustments.
  • Water Management.
  • Assist in receiving pigs.
  • Sorting
  • Records and Reporting.
  • Weekend accountability of task completion in the absence of the Pod manager. Report concerns or problems to the Pod manager for resolution.
  • Grade pigs.
  • Ensure timely euthanasia is performed as needed.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Position requires a minimum of one year experience in early pig care.
Position requires individual must be self-motivated and has the willingness to learn the required skills to assist in the production of a quality feeder pig.

Personnel Requirements:

Individual must be trustworthy, dependable, reliable and a team player. Must have ability to fulfill requirements as directed by Pod Lead or Service Manager.

Judgement Required:

Utilizes independent judgment in development and execution of day-to-day responsibilities.

How to apply:

Apply online by clicking HERE or call 1-800-889-8531 for more information.

Or click on the BLUE “Apply for this Job” button to email your resume. Please state Christensen Farms and the job title as the subject of your email application.

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