Farmworker Livestock Job Description Sample
We are looking for a Farmworker at Meadowlark Turkeys! Are you looking for a more hands-on and rewarding job? We have the perfect career waiting for you!
Devoted, Trustworthy & Work Independently.
* Brooding/growing turkeys using High Standard guidelines for bio-security, animal welfare and safety standards.
* Responsible for day to day care of birds.
* Manage the environmental conditions of the birds, primarily water, feed, temperature, ventilation.
* Must be able to read/write/communicate fluently in English.
* Must be able to work both independently and with others.
* Appropriate Problem Solving
* Must be able to twist, turn, stoop, bend, squat, lift/carry up to 60 pounds.
* Must have good attendance.
* Must be clean and sanitize in-between barns.
* Must be able to operate farm machinery
* Agriculture/poultry background.
What to Expect:
*We want someone who enjoys what they do, shares the same core values and has a strong work ethic!
*Starting wages between $15-$17/hr based on experience.
*Bonus structure at the end of each year based on Flock Performance.
*Benefits and Retirement Opportunities!
For our farm, we’ve taken a leap into raising antibiotic-free, vegetable-fed turkeys, which has been a new opportunity for us. We were approached by Jennie-O Turkey Store to raise antibiotic-free, vegetable-fed turkeys back in July 2016. We are excited for the opportunity and we feel it creates good working conditions for us working in the barns as for the bird.
12 Temp Farmworkers needed
3/15/18-1/15/19. Workers will perform various tasks associated with growing vegetable and other crops grown by employer.Workers will have extensive periods of sitting, standing, walking, pushingpulling, repetitive movement, frequent stopping and lifting 75lbs.
Must have 3 months verifiable experience operating 55+ hp farmequipment & affirmative verifiable job references. May random drug test at employer's expense. Guaranteed at least 3/4 of contract hours but hours will vary according to weather and crop conditions. Hours may exceed or be less than 40 hours. Work tools supplies, equipment provided at no cost. Housing provided for non-commuting workers at no cost. Transportation&subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract or earlier if appropriate. $10.73/hr or current applicable AEWR. Raise/bonus at employer discretion EOE. Worksites in Lincoln, Grant, Pulaski, & Chicot Co., AR. Report or send resume to nearest local AR Dept. of Workforce Services office or call 501-683-5915 & ref. job #2109120. Lower Arkansas Labor Management, Sheridan, AR
On farms, construction of livestock buildings. Measure and layout livestock building.
Excavate footings and level earth to grade specifications. Tie rebar, position wall-forms and place all concrete. Clean site.
Must be able to lift and carry 75lbs/75yds. 1 month of wall-form setter experience required.Dates of need: April 9, 2018 to October 31, 2018The employer will provide advance transportation that is reasonable and housing if worker is unable to reasonably return to official domicile in Dubuque at the end of the work day. Please visit or contact your local office for details and to review a copy of the ETA 790 that outlines the work agreement for this H-2A job order.
Mechanic Shop Supervisor - Land & Livestock (Burbank, WA)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have a Mechanic Shop Supervisor position available at our BUSINESS facility in Burbank, WA. SUMMARY Responsible for overseeing all activities related to and within the feedlot shop.
RESPONSIBILITIESSupervises, directs, and monitors the daily activities of employees to ensure projects are completed in an efficient manner.Trains employees in area work, quality improvement, and safety.Maintains inventory of key pieces of equipment and materials to adequately cover unscheduled repairs.Initiates both verbal and written reports to inform management of plans and developments.Maintains time-keeping, project, and investigation records.Prepares purchasing requisitions.Inspects work areas as necessary to maintain safe work practices and conditions.Makes recommendations to supervisors regarding equipment modifications, improvements, or replacement and/or procedural changes.Plans, schedules, and coordinates projects by arranging equipment purchases, manpower, and materials.Monitors and initiates changes as necessary on jobs to assure desired results for meeting schedules and budgets. REQUIREMENTSBachelor's Degree or five plus year’s related experience and/or training and at least two years of supervisor experience preferred. Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position.Basic maintenance background and knowledge of industrial equipment.Knowledge of company policies and procedures.Familiarity with government regulations under EPA, OSHA, and DOT.Good organizational, verbal, and communication skills.Basic computer skills and ability to read blueprints.Ability to use judgment and discretion.Ability to investigate and resolve straightforward, obvious problems.Disclaimer - These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.
They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. HOW TO APPLYVisit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID#5112 Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above. For best results, please upload your resume as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document.
This process includes additional job-relevant questions, so plan on at least 20 minutes when you apply. When a position is in the interview stage or has been filled, it will no longer appear on our Simplot Careers website. If you experience any technical difficulties when applying through our online system, please contact our Employment Center for assistance at firstname.lastname@example.org. The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.
Livestock Inspector - East Central Iowa Region
East Central Iowa Region Print Apply Livestock Inspector
East Central Iowa Region Salary $36,816.00 - $54,163.20 Annually Location Maquoketa
52060 - Jackson County, IA Job Type Full-time Agency 009 Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Job Number 18-00921 Closing 2/18/2018 11:59 PM Central LinkedIn Tag #LI-POST Point of Contact Jeff Kaisand- Jeff.Kaisand@Iowaagriculture.gov
Questions Job Description POSITION: LIVESTOCK INSPECTOR 18-00921 LOCATION: East Central Iowa – Jackson County POSITION NUMBER: 009-G41-1150-05117-001 HIRING MANAGER: Jeff Kaisand, DVM Applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter in the Attachments section of their application to this position. The Livestock Inspector position is responsible for animal industry livestock inspections including horse and dog inspection duties for the east-central Iowa region (currently includes the following counties: Buchanan, Cedar, Clinton, Deleware, Dubuque, Jackson, Jones, Muscatine, Scott). Duties: Animal Welfare Licensing and Inspection Programs-Duties involve:
Licensing and regulation of establishments/facilities/animals required under Iowa Code Chapter 162.Complete the required inspections in a calendar year.
Licensing and regulation of establishments/facilities/animals under Iowa Code Chapter 99D and Rules 62 and 67.Complete all inspections and all registrations of Iowa whelped Greyhounds.Complete animal welfare inspections of Iowa greyhound kennels.
Monitor licenses in area for being current, taken out of business for failure to renew, actually out of business, or bring license back into compliance. Animal Industry Licensing and Inspection Programs-Duties involve:
Licensing and regulation of establishments/facilities/animals required under Iowa Code Chapters 163-172D (subtitiled Animal Industry) and Iowa Code Chapter 197.Complete the required inspections in a calendar year.
Licensing and regulation of establishments/facilities/animals under Iowa Code Chapter 99D and Rules 62 and 67.Complete all inspections and registrations of Iowa foaled horses
Monitor licenses in area for being current, taken out of business for failure to renew, actually out of business, or bring license back into compliance. Investigations:
Investigate issues pertaining to complaints against licensed facilities, complaints against unlicensed facilities, dead animal disposal complaints, animal health violations, animal movement violations, and cruelty/neglect complaints.
Fill out/generate appropriate paper work for complaints (investigative report form).
Perform re-inspection and appropriate paper work. Disease Eradication Programs:
Perform duties involved in disease eradication programs (inspections, assist district veterinarians, perform trace backs, and fill out investigative report forms). Office Procedure
E-mail and cell phone:
maintain communications via e-mail and cell phone (check 2x per day and respond daily during business work week).
transfer inspections/reports electronically via e-mail to office-also to establishments if they prefer e-mail vs hard copy
expected to be filled out by 8 am on the last day of the pay period.
expense vouchers, weekly contract report, and monthly summary completely and accurately filled out when due. Minimum Qualification Requirements Graduation from high school or G.E.D. and two years of experience in an auction market, sale barn, livestock production and/or feeding, or a livestock regulatory program; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting one year of course work at an accredited college or university with at least six semester hours of course work in animal science, animal husbandry, animal industry, livestock management or a closely related area for one year of the required experience with a maximum of two years; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting one year of work experience as a livestock inspector for each year of the required education to a maximum of four years. For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description. Click here to view State of Iowa Executive Branch benefits: https://das.iowa.gov/human-resources/employee-and-retiree-benefits/ 01 HONEST- Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability? Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely. Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question. Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.
- I understand and agree.
No 02 05117MQ - Have you graduated from high school or G.E.D.? IF YES - How many years of experience do you have in an auction market, sale barn, livestock production and/or feeding, or a livestock regulatory program?
I have not graduated from high school or G.E.D.
Less than two years of the required experience
Two years or more of the required experience 03 05117MQ - How many years do you have of a combination of course work at an accredited college or university with at least six semester hours of course work in animal science, animal husbandry, animal industry, livestock management or a closely related area AND/OR experience in an auction market, sale barn, livestock production and/or feeding, or a livestock regulatory program? 30 semester hours with 6 semester hours in the areas identified equals one year of experience. Applicants can qualify with 60 semester hours
- 12 semester hours would need to be in the areas listed.
I don't have any of the combined education and/or experience
Less than two years of the combined education and/or experience
Two years or more of the combined education and/or experience 04 05117MQ - Do you have two years of experience in an auction market, sale barn, livestock production and/or feeding, or a livestock regulatory program? IF YES - How many years do you have of a combination of high school education AND/OR work experience as a livestock inspector?
I do not have the two years of experience in an auction market, sale barn, livestock production and/or feeding, or a livestock regulatory program
Less than four years of the combined high school education and/or work experience as a livestock inspector
Four years or more of the combined high school education and/or work experience as a livestock inspector Required Question Agency State of Iowa Agency 009 Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Address Wallace State Office Building 502 E 9th St Des Moines, Iowa, 50319. Website http://www.iowaagriculture.gov/ Apply
Open Range Livestock Worker
Temporary full time position from 3/1/2017 to 12/31/2017Required to be available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week and spend the majority of workdays on the range. All job duties are closely and directly related to the production of livestock.
Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend to livestock on the range: feed and water livestock or ensure adequate provision of both; herd livestock to appropriate grazing areas; assist animals with birthing and health of offspring; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; guard animals from predatory animals and from eating poisonous and/or noxious plants; assist with the vaccination of livestock by herding into corrals and/or stalls or manually restraining animals; apply medications to cuts and bruises; spray livestock with insecticide; assist with castration of livestock; clip identifying notches on or brand animals; may assist with irrigating forage for livestock, weed control on grazing areas or building and repairing fence and livestock facilities to contain or protect livestock; may assist in the maintenance of tools, equipment and livestock handling facilities necessary to livestock production.Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend to livestock at the ranch: feed and water livestock or ensure adequate provision of both; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist animals with birthing and health of offspring; assist with the vaccination of livestock by herding into corrals and/or stalls or manually restraining animals; apply medications to cuts and bruises; spray livestock with insecticide; assist with castration of livestock; clip identifying notches on or brand animals; may assist in the maintenance of tools, equipment and livestock handling facilities necessary to livestock production. May be required to ride and handle horses in a manner to assure the safety of the worker, co-workers, and livestock. Employee must be willing to: perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision, and liveand work singly or in small groups of workers in isolated areas for extended periods of time.
The job may entail working with and around farm machinery such as tractors for supplemental feeding purposes and ATVs for movement of livestock, periodically. Employee will work outdoors in all types of weather and may experience occasional exposure to herding hazards such as poisonous snakes and predators. 50 lb lifting and driving requirement is needed.In view of the statutorily established basic function of the Employment Service (ES) as a no-fee labor exchange that is as a forum for bringing together employers and job seekers, neither the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) nor the State Workforce Agencies (SWA) are guarantors of the accuracy or truthfulness of information contained on job orders submitted by employers. Nor does any job order accepted or recruited upon by the ES constitute a contractual job offer to which the ETA or a SWA is in any way a party.
Livestock Handler/Pen Mover (5726 )
Tattooing animals off truck.
Monitor loads for excited, slow, down or non-ambulatory animals
Moving livestock from unloading area, to scale, to pen and then to the stunning area.
- Follow Prime Pork’s animal well-being and handling polices.
High school diploma or GED
Good working knowledge of livestock quality; 1+ years’ experience of animal handling
Good counting/math skills.
Good verbal communication.
Experience with tattooing hogs and using of animal driving aids.
Ability to stand or walk for entire shift.
Ability to withstand higher levels of noise, dust and odors associated with livestock on a daily basis.
Ability to assist in gently rolling 200-300 lb. non-ambulatory animals.
Ability to bend or move in order to motivate hogs to move with voice and driving aids
Ability to work in areas of extreme heat, and cold conditions
Ability to lift up to 20 pounds on a daily basis and be able to stand for up to 12 hours
Ability to read and write as required
Ability to pass pre-employment and random drug test
Ability to maintain high expectations for self and to demonstrate a dedication to achievement of results
Demonstrated ability to function successfully in a fast paced, changing work environment
Detail oriented and reliable
Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment
- Ability to sit, stand, squat, walk, grasp, lift, kneel, crouch, talk, and hear
Ability to differentiate between light and heavy hogs (weight estimation)
Experience operating a captive bolt gun
Experience operating a skid loader
Experience working with a diverse group of people Benefits:At Prime Pork, LLC, we offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary, and a competitive benefit package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday Pay.About our Company:The Prime Pork, LLC plant is located in Windom, MN. Prime Pork is a specialty pork plant focusing on taste and quality with a premium product. Doing things differently, Prime Pork is bringing to market a state-of-the-art pork processing facility focusing on genetics, animal health care and quality feed as a response to the public’s changing preferences in farm-to-table, local food. Prime Pork is part of the broader Taylor family of companies. If you want to join this fun, new start up, please apply online at www.taylorcorp.com/careers or contact Linda at email@example.com or 507-303-7515.
Swine And Livestock Helper
This position is for someone with livestock and farm experience or has the confidence to learn. The job is based out of Tampa. Below are job requirements that must be met.
- Assist with maintaining hog pens
- Repair and build fences
- Assist with hog management farm duties
- Experience with handling and trapping feral hogs.
- Scout contracted areas, set traps, and monitor traps.
- Assist with other livestock duties
- Must be good with handling dogs.
Position requires a valid Florida driver's license, clean driving record, drug screen, and background check.
Purina Dairy Sales Livestock Production Specialist
Description: Purina Animal Nutrition LLC (purinamills.com) is a national organization serving producers, animal owners and their families through more than 4,700 local cooperatives, independent dealers and other large retailers throughout the United States. With an uncompromising commitment to animal excellence, Purina Animal Nutrition conducts industry-leading R&D initiatives that create and sustain a valued portfolio of complete feeds, supplements, premixes, ingredients and specialty technologies for the livestock and lifestyle animal markets.
Species served by Purina Animal Nutrition include both large and small animals, including cattle, horses, swine, chickens, hamsters, gerbils and rabbits. Headquartered in Shoreview, Minn., Purina Animal Nutrition LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Land O’Lakes, Inc.
*Required (Basic) Experience & Education:
- Bachelor's degree in Ag related field or equivalent experience. Candidate should have a good understanding of dairy husbandry, current management practices, and nutritional guidelines.*Required Competencies & Other
Successful candidate should be competent to have basic command of nutritional and management recommendations to livestock owners in the market. There is a requirement of excellent verbal and written communication skills, focus, along with strong organization and time management skills.
Success in this position requires cold calling, high internal drive, a natural ability for relationship building, and leadership in a team environment. Computer skills, including in MS Office, necessary for success. Requires the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. *Preferred Experience & Education:
- Preferred candidates will have minimum of 3 years of experience with a Dairy emphasis, proven track record of growing and maintaining a customer base of dairy herds. Experience as a Dairy herd manager, or related position is favored also. *Preferred Competencies & Other
Experience with ration balancing software, Dairy Comp, PC Dart, etc, with 3 or more years of experience in industry. *Percentage of Travel:*15% over night travel, in addition to daily travel in the assigned geography. EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Primary Location: US-Pennsylvania-Reedsville
Other Locations: US-Pennsylvania-State College
Aug 24, 2017
Req ID: P-5065
Professional Livestock CDL Truck Driver
Professional Livestock CDL Truck Driver
Transervice Logistics is expanding our operations in Johnston, IA. and Ames, IA Domiciles.
Drivers can makeup to:
If You Have Not Hauled Livestock Before....
We pay QUALIFIED CDL DRIVERS while you train!
BE HOME EVERY DAY!!
"Guaranteed weekly pay $$"
Best Livestock Training Program in the Industry!!
We Guarantee your Success!!
SUGGESTIONS FROM OUR DRIVERS ARE TAKEN SERIOUSLY!!
Now hiring CDL A Drivers to transport Swine
Local driving position...home every day!
2017 Day-Cabs &New 2017 state of the art trailers!
Must possess a Class "A" CDL, pass DOT physical and have a good driving record
We offer our Drivers:
· Competitive Pay - up to $75K per year!
· Monthly Performance Incentives
· Annual Retention Benefit
· Driver Trainers earn an additional $50/day while training
· Paid $150/day while in training period
· Short-term & Long-term Disability
· Medical, dental, vision, life
· Paid Vacation
· PTO paid time off
· Paid boot allowance/company provided uniforms
· Career Advancement Opportunities
In addition to excellent pay and benefits, the Transervice team offers real career advancement potential. To learn more about us, and your ability to experience a better career, please visit us online at www.transervice.com/careers
CALL RECRUITING AT 1-800-541-6294
Please apply below or email your information to:firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLY HERE or CALL RECRUITING AT 1-800-541-6294 QUALIFIED CANDIDATES ONLY PLEASE
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