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Swine Caretaker

Iowa River Ag, LLC

Independence, IA

$16.19 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15158597824
Email address to Apply:
brastetter@qualityaginc.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Workers will ensure and uphold the highest standards for the humane treatment of animals while following the farm’s bio-security protocols at all times. Workers must maintain and monitor the health, care, and treatment of livestock. Workers will be expected to maintain and assist with livestock feeding systems, ensuring livestock are fed and watered according to respective protocols. Workers may assist in performing routine and seasonal vaccinations and injections as directed. Daily tasks include general facility cleaning, maintenance, and hygienic upkeep. Workers will perform pre-check inspections in preparation for the disinfection process, abiding by the safety protocols to ensure the equipment is in efficient working order. Workers will power wash the facilities following the cleaning and disinfecting processes. Assisting with the recording and maintaining of accurate production records and documentation will be required. Workers must follow all safety policies and procedures at all times, and communicate any potential hazards or near misses to the Department Lead or Manager. Workers will oversee the movement and loading of livestock for transportation.
Job Classification:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Must be able to lift and carry 75lbs/75yds. Minimum three (3) months of previous pork production experience with one (1) month of on-the-job training. Must have experience implementing, monitoring, and following livestock biosecurity protocols. All workers must respect and care for the livestock and have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively."
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Iowa River Ag, LLC
Location:
Alden, IA 50006
Telephone Number:
+15158597824

Worksite

Address:
2268 195th St, Independence, IA 50644

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22277-508249
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
10/26/2022

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