Animal Care Worker - Gilt Development - Heron Lake, MN
Employer is looking for Animal Care Worker - Gilt Development - Heron Lake, MN in Windom, MN.
This local job opportunity with ID 686449 is live since 10/12/2017.
This position is an entry-level production position that has responsibility for swine care within our gilt development units.
Major Areas of Responsibility:
- Receive, sort, and ship pigs as scheduled.
- Identification and treatment of sick or injured pigs.
- Execute heat induction process.
- Document required information on door cards.
- Submit weekly and monthly information as requested.
- Powerwash as needed.
- Tag and vaccinate gilts.
- Ensure timely euthanasia.
- Adjust feeders as needed.
- Maintain and adjust ventilation settings as needed.
- Assist in completing of vet order and feed order as needed.
- Maintain safety standards at all times.
- Perform in site sanitation, including powerwashing.
- Laundry/office care.
- Assist Production Health Techs with bleeding and diagnostics.
- Perform preventative barn maintenance according to maintenance schedule.
- Observe and maintain bio-security protocols.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
- Position requires individual must be self-motivated and has the willingness to learn the required skills to assist in the production of a quality pig.
- Individual must be trustworthy, dependable, reliable and a team player.
- Utilizes independent judgment in development and execution of day-to-day responsibilities.
- The position has the opportunity for development, with continuous training that allows you to advance into more technical roles.