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Mountain Prairie - Animal Care Taker I

at Hormel Foods

Posted: 9/30/2019
Job Reference #: 5000532645006
Keywords: animal

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Animal Care Taker I- Las Animas, Co.
 
The work schedule for this position is 8 days on 3 days off, then 7 days on 3 days off (rotates).  Start time is 6:00 a.m. and end time is whenever the job is done for the day (varies).
                          *MANDATORY SHOWER UPON ENTERY TO FARM* 
 
RESPONSIBILITES:
The person in this position:
  • Must understand and demonstrate farm Bio-Security requirements.
  • Must understand and demonstrate correct animal handling techniques at all times.
  • Must understand and demonstrate safe and efficient power washing techniques.
  • Must understand and demonstrate the need for correct methods of medication handling and storage.
  • Must understand and demonstrate correct methods of treating and vaccinating all animals of all ages.
  • Must understand and demonstrate all aspects of processing piglets including castration.
  • Must understand and demonstrate general housekeeping and sanitation skills.
  • Must understand and demonstrate under direct supervision semen handling, heat checking, and artificial insemination techniques.
  • Must understand and demonstrate correct methods of euthanasia of animals.
  • Must understand and demonstrate correct methods of dead animal disposal.
  • Must have the ability to withstand higher levels of noise, dust, animal dander, and odors associated with livestock on a daily basis.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must NOT own swine.
  • Must be able to follow safe work practices.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  • Must be able to stand on concrete for up to 9 hours a day wearing rubber boots, stepping in and out of pens. 
  • Must be able to squat/kneel to the floor, grip small objects with ease and twist at least 45 degrees.
  • Must be responsive to visible signs of animal discomfort.

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