Production Summer Help

Full time Temporary @Christensen Farms in Student Email Job
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 41321
  • Experience No experience required

Job Description

Like working with Animals? Looking for a fun and exciting summer job on a farm? Join the Christensen Farms team as part of our Summer help program!

Description:

This key position is responsible for the daily care, health, and maintenance of all animals at the designated work site. Each Herdsperson is a vital member of a team dedicated to competitive swine production in our Sow System environment.

The ideal candidate will have a desire to work with pigs, a willingness to learn and a high level of dependability. This position offers excellent training and the opportunity for advancement for high achieving employees.

Duties:

  • Cleaning and Organization
    • Supply rooms, fumigation rooms, office, break rooms, entryways, shower rooms, connecting hallways and sow washes
    • Tractor sheds
    • Grounds outside – pick up trash, check bait boxes
  • Power Washing
    • Feed drop tubes (breeding and gestation), hallways, isolation rooms, hot boxes, dead removal area
  • Repair and Maintenance
    • Repair feed tubes (breeding and gestation), replace and adjust feed tubes in farrowing, replace broken and missing farrowing crate dividers, painting (shower room floors, office, entry ways, exterior)
  • Production Items
    • Feed farrowing
    • Help with weaning
    • Process piglets/castration
    • Pit scraping
    • Address minor repairs on bio audits

Qualifications

  • Candidate must be 16 years or older.
  • Experience: Previous livestock handling helpful, but not required.
  • Other: Ability to work in a fast paced environment. Display a high level of respect to the team members and animals. Demonstrate an impeccable reliability/dependability standard.

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