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Animal Caretaker I

ANIMAL CARETAKER IRequisition # 020439Merit Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM on the advertising end date.Position BasicsPosition Type:ServiceJob Type:RegularInitial Advertising Ends on:Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017Organization:VP ResearchDepartment:Office of Animal ResourcesBuilding:Bowen Science Bldg (BSB)Contract WorkLocation/Area:West CampusSalaryMonthly Salary:$2,525Annual Salary:$30,306Pay Grade:04Work SchedulePart/Full TimeFull Time PositionHours:7:00 AM to 3:30 PMShift:1stDetails: Position works Sunday - Thursday with Friday and Saturday off.Work Week:RegularDays Off:

Fri,SatAdditional Hours:Position will have occasional mandatory overtime and works a rotating holiday schedule. Position may rotate to other facilities within OAR to fill in for absent staff.Job DetailsBackground Check:Successful candidates will be subject to a crimi... For full info follow application link.The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment or in its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies.



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Animal Caretaker (Mvo), Na-05

Army Installation Management Command


Few vacancies in the following location:

  • Fort Riley, KS ##### Work Schedule is Multiple Schedules - Permanent Opened Monday 3/27/2017 (11 day(s) ago)Closes Monday 4/10/2017 (3 day(s) away) ## Job Overview

Summary Fort Riley


, "Home of the Big Red One" (1st Infantry Division), is known for its excellent training, abundant recreational opportunities, rich history, and tremendous relations with surrounding communities. Fort Riley is in the Central Flint Hills Region of northeastern Kansas, one hour west of Topeka, the state capital, and two and a half hours west of Kansas City.

Fort Riley boasts a variety of thriving communities, with the closest being Junction City, Ogden and Manhattan. Family, Morale, Welfare, and Recreation is recruiting for Animal Caretakers to service their Stray Animal, No Kill Shelter. Incumbent will work under the general supervision of the Program Manager or other designated employee.

Receives verbal or written instructions with initial assignments and new. Receives instructions regarding specific animal control complaints from MP Desk Sergeant or Public Works POC. ### Duties

  • Picks up loose, stray or disabled domestic animals causing alarm or representing a threat to the safety of personnel. Attempts to identify and notify owners from Clinic records.

  • Transports captured animals involved in bite incidents and those suspected to be rabid to the Post Veterinary Clinic for observation and disposition.

  • Completes Animal Control/Disposition Report for every animal captured and furnishes copies to Post Veterinary office, Department of Public Works and/or Provost Marshall Office.

  • Cleans animal cages, runs and kennel rooms on a daily basis or as directed. Disinfects cage or run after discharge of animal or release of confined animals.

  • Feeds and provides fresh water for all confined animals daily and/or as directed; protects animals from extreme weather conditions and from other animals' takes certain precautions and uses special skills in handling vicious animals to avoid injury to self or other personnel; provides security and takes precautions at all times to prevent animals from escaping. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

    Knowledge of appropriate Garrison/Installation regulations pertaining to animal Control. Basic knowledge of the primary species of domestic animals on the Garrison/Installation. Knowledge of the normal appearance and activities of animals to recognize obvious changes such as excessive loss of fur, pregnancy, fighting, refusal to feed, illness, diseases, or other physical conditions.

    Knowledge of normal feed and liquid requirements, different types of feed and ability to increase or decrease amounts for different animals. Skill in handling vicious animals and ability to apply this skill to transfer or restrain animals without injury to animals or self. Knowledge of administrative procedures required for completing required reports and cage cards.

    PHYSICAL EFFORTS: Work assignments require arm and leg dexterity to operate and maintain assigned vehicle. Lifting and carrying animals/materials weighing up to 70 pounds, bending, climbing, and working in tiring and awkward positions.

    Agility and moderate strength is required to capture, restrain and control loose, stray or disabled animals frequently weighing from 50-75 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed inside and outside during all types of weather and may be exposed to bad weather conditions.

    Drives government vehicle in all types of weather and traffic. Work requires contact with unpredictable or ill-natured animals and is subject to injury from bites, scratches, kicks, etc. Inside work is often in poorly lighted or insulated areas, and often exposes animal caretakers to unpleasant odors and noises.

    Exposed to dirt, dust, and height. Subject to cuts bruises, kicks, electric shock, bites, scratches and ticks from animals. Heavy leather gloves, animal Handler's Control Pole and nets are available for use. You may view the entire position description here.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel

  • Travel required local to Fort Riley

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Job Requirements


Key Requirements

  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required

  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position

  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check * A one year probationary period may be required

Qualifications Experience in performing the duties described above and the ability to follow oral and written instructions involving those duties


. Incumbent must have a valid driver's license. Highly Preferred candidates will be referred to management first. Highly Preferred is defined as have 6 months experience in a Vet or stray facility.

Conditions of Employment 1. If selected, a completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty. (Click hereto view form). 2.

Satisfactory completion of pre-employment health physical. 3. Posses a valid Driver's License 4. Obtain and maintain a Post Driver's License


Security Clearance Not Applicable


Additional Information


What To Expect Next Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met


. We appreciate your interest in this position! #### BENEFITS Our Applicant Information Kitincludes basic information about NAF Benefits.


Other Information Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to


90 days after the closing date. The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is the Fort Riley commuting area (50 miles). (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.) Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Please read our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs.

Salary Range: $11.11 to $12.97 / Per Hour Series & Grade: NA-5048-05/05 Promotion Potential: 05 Supervisory Status: No Who May Apply: US Citizens and Non Citizens Control Number: 466606400 Job Announcement Number: SWNAFEM1926625



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Farm Hand / Animal Caretaker - Part Time

Farm Hand - Part Time (Ann Arbor) compensation: Based on Experienceemployment type: part-time Local farm looking for a part-time farmhand.

Experience with farm animals required.

Ability to run farm equipment and mechanical maintenance a plus. Some weekends required.

Approx 20-30 hours per week. Seasonal position, however could turn in to year round position. ​MUST be able to work outdoors in all of the MI elements. Duties Include Assistance with:-Feed and water livestock; and monitor food and water supplies.-Inspect, maintain, and repair equipment, machinery, buildings, pens, yards, and fences.-Perform duties related to livestock reproduction.-Protect herds from predators.-Move equipment or livestock from one location to another.-General barn maintenance-Drive trucks, tractors, and other equipment.

Company Description:

Ferris Farms is a local farm that grows large quantities of a wide variety of vegetables utilizing organic methods and placing a high value on sustainability. Our gardens grow year-round for local sale in and around the Ann Arbor, MI area. We also raise chickens and sheep.



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Animal Caretaker

This is an agricultural position on a small team. The weekly schedule is 40-60 hours and will require working every other weekend.

Daybreak Foods, Inc is looking for an individual who will learn, understand, and demonstrate Daybreak's policies, procedures and operations. Good communication skills, strong organizational and time management skills are essential for success. Individual must be able to work independently and balance working on multiple projects.

Individual is required to perform duties that involve a basic maintenance skills. The individual will learn and demonstrate our Animal Welfare practices. The environment will include working with chickens in a dusty environment.

Experience working independently preferred. We would like to see applicants that have shown success using their mechanical aptitude. A typical day in this position could involved walking anywhere from 5-8 miles a day. Daybreak Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Description:

Daybreak Foods, Inc. is a top five Egg Processing and Production company.



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Seasonal Parks Caretaker I (Parks Caretaker I) - Range 06 / L71 (10 Vacancies)

Job Title: SEASONAL PARKS CARETAKER I (Parks Caretaker I) - Range 06 / L71 (10 Vacancies) Closing Date/Time:

Thu. 07/13/17 5:00 PM Alaska Time Salary: $16.40 - $18.98 Hourly Job Type: Seasonal / Full Time Location: North Park Maintenance Shop or South Park Maintenance Shop, Anchorage, Alaska Department:

Parks & Recreation Print Job Information | Apply Job Information Benefits Supplemental Questions Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee. These positions are represented by the Public Employees Local 71 (L71) and are subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and Public Employees Local 71. If the person selected is not affiliated with the Public Employees Local 71, he or she must become a member in good standing and provide a dispatch prior to the start date.

DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation HOURS OF WORK: Hours vary; Monday through Sunday between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. LOCATION OF WORK:

North Park Maintenance Shop, 2839 Mountain View Drive or South Park Maintenance Shop, 11440 Lang Street, Anchorage, Alaska These full-time, seasonal positions have an anticipated start date of June 5, 2017 and have an approximate end date of September 22, 2017. Example of Duties: Perform routine park maintenance under general supervision.

Participates sanitation maintenance including litter collection, restroom cleaning, and park area cleanup. Perform snow and ice removal and winter maintenance on parking lots, trail, walkways, and other areas. Assist in special event preparation and support.

Provide maintenance to facilities, signs, fences, and barriers. Report acts of vandalism and makes repairs to property and facilities. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences: Six (6) months experience in lawn, landscape, trails, construction, grounds, or facility maintenance. Must possess a valid State of Alaska Driver's License by the time of hire.

Preferences: Prefer applicants with demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively while exercising good judgment. Additional Important Information: If selected for hire, the applicant must be capable of bending, twisting, and kneeling.

Applicant must be able to lift and carry items weighing more than fifty (50) pounds and work outdoors in inclement weather. The Municipality Of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program.

For more information, please go to http://www.uscis.gov/E-verify. E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a copy of the applicant's Alaska Driver's License and a current copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicle driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaskan driver's license was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history. The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant. For information on acceptable driving history, please refer to the MOA Driving Conviction Guidelines.

All required licenses must remain current for the duration of employment. If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted Background Check. A Background Check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.

Veterans: Veterans who wish to be considered for interview preference as allowed in the Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach a copy of their DD Form 214 to the application. The DD Form 214 must show an honorable discharge. Minimum Qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

The Municipality of Anchorage is an Employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion. Application Process:

Once an applicant clicks on the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the www.GovernmentJobs.com website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. NOTE: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage.

For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627. For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Employee Relations Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, Alaska Time. The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.



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Clinic Caretaker

Performs routine cleaning duties to maintain the cleanliness of the facility. Routine duties shall include providing health care services to individuals eligible for services in accordance with the self-governance compact and funding agreement between the Cherokee Nation and United States executed under the authority of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act.

Maintains cleanliness of floors by sweeping, mopping, waxing and/or vacuuming. Maintains cleanliness of bathrooms by scouring and sanitizing fixtures. Replenishes bathroom supplies and other expendable items.

Collects and disposes of trash from receptacles on a daily basis. Maintains orderliness of supply room by placing articles in assigned areas. Inspects and disposes of litter from grounds.

Informs supervisor of supply shortages and picks up supplies as instructed. Routinely inspects structure for needed repairs and reports any findings to supervisor. Handles and/or disposes of Bio-hazardous wastes or materials in accordance with infection control policies/practices.

Other duties may be assigned. EDUCATION REQUIREMENT High school education; or general education degree (GED). EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT An additional six months experience in related field is required. OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES Must possess the skills to make small routine repairs to the structure.

ID: 2017-12901 Closing Date: 05/25/2017 Posting Salary: $9.00 hourly Childcare/Law Enforcement Position: No External Company URL: www.cherokee.org



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Caretaker / Custodian

Job Description: s: Sherman Associates is currently seeking an experienced Caretaker/ Custodian to support two of our well-established residential apartment communities in Duluth, MN: Greysolon Plaza (150 affordable/senior housing units) and Irving School Apartments (44 multi-family tax credit housing units). As a Caretaker for Sherman Associates, you will play a critical role in maintaining the common areas of these living communities, ensuring safe and well-kept housing for our residents. We believe in Building Communities and Enriching Neighborhoods. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS + Provide excellent customer service and cultivate professional, positive relationships with residents to increase retention.

  • Thoroughly cleans all apartment turns in preparing for future resident move-ins.

  • Keeps all assigned interior areas clean and free of debris. This includes but is not limited to the following: + Vacuums stairways and halls.

  • Washes, walls, railings, windows in stairways, halls and entryways.

  • Cleans light fixtures.

  • Mops entryways.

  • Shakes or vacuums rugs. Required Experience: + 1-3 years of prior Caretaker or Custodial experience is strongly preferred.

  • Strong customer service skills with a spirit to serve is required. This job description is intended to provide information essential to understanding the scope of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of skills, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Sherman Associates, Inc. is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer Keyword: Caretaker, Janitor, custodian, cleaning, housekeeping, cleaner, painting From: Sherman Associates, Inc.

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Ranch Caretaker

Perform house/linen cleaning and cook/prepare meals. Cleanliness of Areas:

Washes, cleans and replaces equipment and furnishings as needed. Disposes of trash, waste and other disposable materials. Damp-dusts furniture, light fixtures, window sills, etc.

Sweeps and wet-mops floors bedrooms, bathrooms, corridors, lobbies, dining areas and other areas. Cleans wash basins, mirrors, commodes, tubs, and showers. Makes beds, does laundry and washes windows.

Operates various mechanized cleaning equipment, such as vacuums, polishers, buffers, etc.

Supplies Inventory: Ensures adequate cleaning supplies for daily assignments.

Maintains all cleaning supplies and equipment. Takes appropriate actions to secure cleaning solvents, chemicals, etc. out of reach of other team members. Replenishes consumable supplies for team member use.

Safety: Performs duties in accordance with company safety and security policies and procedures. Performs duties in accordance with Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), State Health Department, etc. Other Responsibilities: + Cook and prepare meals + Ability to run errands Basic Qualifications: + High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Valid drivers license Other Qualifications: + Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred + Must have knowledge of cleaning and sanitation products + Must understand how to properly clean sensitive materials, such as wood, without damaging them. Req No.: 2017-6548 External Company Name: Lewis Energy External Company URL: http://www.lewisenergy.com/

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Temporary Cemetery Caretaker

Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration



1 vacancy in the following location: * Newtown, PA ##### Work Schedule is Full Time

  • Temporary NTE 1 year Opened Friday 3/31/2017 (7 day(s) ago)Closes Monday 4/10/2017 (3 day(s) away) ## Job Overview

Summary


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):

1936131 OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE The National Cemetery Administration honors Veterans with final resting places in national shrines and with lasting tributes that commemorate their service to our nation. The National Cemetery Administration will serve all Veterans and their families with the utmost dignity, respect, and compassion.

Every national cemetery will be a place that inspires visitors to understand and appreciate the service and sacrifice of our Nation's Veterans. For more information about the National Cemetery Administration, visit http://www.cem.va.gov/. This temporary (not to exceed one year) position is located at the Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Newtown, PA. As a Cemetery Caretaker, you will have the opportunity to perform a variety of grounds, equipment and building maintenance duties and participate in interment operations. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.

Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more . Contact the Agency Contact on the last page of the JOA for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.


Duties The Cemetery Caretaker performs jobs requiring mainly manual skills and physical strength


. Performs a variety of tasks, such as operating small tractors and riding lawn mowers; transplanting shrubs; digging graves to the proper level; cutting and removing sod, tamping and leveling dirt using hand and power tools; digging and squaring graves using pneumatic equipment, picks and shovels; assisting in lifting and placing caskets on lowering devices; loading and unloading materials; aligning headstones; cleaning and clearing cemetery grounds of debris using power trimmers, chainsaws, axes, shovels, rakes, blowers, vacuums etc.; weeding, mulching, and applying fertilizer; pruning shrubs and low level dead branches; removing snow and ice; cleaning headstones using sprayer and hand brush; and cleaning service and administrative areas. Positions at the WG-6 level also operate tractors, skid steers and other related equipment. *

Work Schedule: May be required to work Monday through Friday to include occasional weekends. Due to the mission of the National Cemetery, the cemetery cannot be closed for more than 2 consecutive days at any given time.

Additionally, when a Federal holiday falls on a Monday or Friday, staff may be required to work on that holiday or a Saturday. All staff is required to work Memorial Day each year. Staff will be required to work overtime, weekends and holidays when necessary to meet the needs of the cemetery.

Occasionally staff may be called back to the facility to perform emergency overtime work. Position Description Title/PD#:Cemetery Caretaker WG-4754-06 PD 345217 The full performance level of this position is WG-06. This position does not require the filing of a financial disclosure report. Relocation expenses

are not authorized.


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel

  • May be required for training

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Job Requirements


Key Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job.

  • Subject to a background/suitability investigation.

  • Pass a pre-employment medical examination.

  • Must possess a valid state driver's license.

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. * Designated and/or random drug testing may be required.

Qualifications Your background must demonstrate work involved in interment activities


, including layout and excavation of new grave sites, and reopening occupied gravesites which require extreme caution to avoid damage to previously interred containers

EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position.

Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C (www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c). Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT:Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire.

Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the questions. The screen-out element for this position is: * Ability to do the job of a cemetery caretaker without more than normal supervision.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.

JOB ELEMENTS:Those who meet the minimum level of experience and training for the screen-out element will then be evaluated in each of the following job elements: * Perform the Technical Practices of a cemetery caretaker

  • Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, and directives

  • Ability to maintain tools and equipment

  • Ability to use and maintain industrial equipment

  • Dexterity and Safety

PHYSICAL EFFORT: The work requires moderate effort in maneuvering large vehicles and in hooking up heavy equipment attachments to tractors. This position requires the incumbent to lift weights up to 100 pounds on a recurring basis.

Items weighing greater than 50 pounds will be lifted with assistance. Most of the work involves twisting, climbing lifting, bending, crouching, kneeling, leaning, stretching, bouncing, sitting, standing, stooping and carrying.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Works outside in all kinds of weather. In addition, when operating vehicles, drives in all types of weather and traffic and is exposed to the possibility of accidents.

Work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather. Incumbent is exposed to heat, cold, wind, dirt, dust, mud, and water in the performance of the duties of this position.


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  • Background Investigation

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What To Expect Next After we receive application packages


(including all required documents) and the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met. During our review, if your résumé and application package do not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly.

After the review is complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and applicants will be notified of their status by email (if provided); otherwise, applicants will receive a notification letter via the U.S. Postal Service. Referred applicants will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview.

All referred applicants receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made. You may check the status of your application at any time by logging into your USAJOBS account and clicking on "Application Status." For a more detailed update of your status, click on "more information." Information regarding applicant notification pointscan be found in the USAJobs Resource Center.



BENEFITS VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link is an overview of the benefits currently offered: http://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp.

VA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. This position may be authorized for telework. Telework eligibility will be discussed during the interview process. Temporary employees are not eligible for most benefits.


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The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more before any Veterans preference points) for this vacancy.

Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

Salary Range: $21.53 to $25.20 / Per Hour Series & Grade: WG-4754-06/06 Promotion Potential: 06 Supervisory Status: No Who May Apply: United States Citizens Control Number: 466862100 Job Announcement Number: RP-17-MDI-1936131-926-DEU



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Farm Caretaker

Requisition Number: 172411 Job Title: FARM CARETAKER City: Chehalis State: WA

FARM CARETAKER

Description/Job Summary

Job Specification: The person is required to live in company farm and will be responsible for raising chickens. The location for this position is Chehalis, Washington. Follow Company Safety Guidelines and participate in Company Safety.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: + Follow Company Safety Guidelines and participate in Company Safety Programs + Follow all bio-security guidelines + Maintain a clean and safe working environment + Comply with Company Policies and Procedures + Cull inferior, injured or unhealthy birds daily + Collect and record daily mortality + Preparation and administration of water treatments + Monitors and maintains rodent bait stations weekly + Reports conditions to supervisor regularly + Operate power tools (heavy duty drill), weed-eaters and mowers + Repair/replace defective feed system parts (non-electrical) Check and maintain the following: + Feed – completes and reports feed inventories 3 days per week. Check and assure constant availability to birds. Should be able to assemble and disassemble feed systems on each given ranch. Should maintain proper levels of feed in trays and system toinsure minimum waste and maximum bird performance.

  • Water – assuring birds always have an ample supply. Will maintain and flush system when necessary. Periodic checks throughout the day are essential.

  • Ventilation – check, maintain and or adjust ventilation equipment to assure birds have proper air quality according to company guidelines. This includes adjustments to stoves, space heaters, fans, foggers, and curtains in order to maintain proper temperaturefor the age of the birds. Pre-placement Management + Check and inspect breaker panel to assure equipment is functioning properly + Test run the following equipment to insure it’s working properly: + Space heaters + Check stove functioning + Exhaust fans (placement and functioning) + Fogger pump + Fill feed trays and pans as instructed Required

  • Ability to drive a tractor and operate equipment. Education and/or Experience

  • Ability to perform basic calculations in addition and subtraction

  • Ability to read and write (desirable but not required)

Language Skills

  • Ability to speak English and Spanish (desirable but not required)

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to carry out specific written or oral instructions.

  • Ability to deal with problems and/or adjustments related to changing conditions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers and management.

Physical Demands + Be able to climb a ladder up to 20 feet.

  • Ability to carry out repetitive motions of the arms, wrists and hands.

  • Ability to use hands, to feel objects, tool and controls.

  • Ability to lift, push or pull up to 50 pounds boxes and materials regularly.

  • Ability to regularly stand, walk, and climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  • Must have close and distance vision and ability to distinguish color.

Work Environment + Regular exposure to moving equipment, vibrations, dust, vapors, elevated noise levels, toxic and caustic chemicals, variety of odors, work from heights, and varying weather conditions.

Details Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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