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General Farm Laborer

Website Hog Slat Inc.

General Farm Laborer

JOB SUMMARY:
TDM Farms, the hog production division of Hog Slat, Incorporated, is seeking 2 full time General Farm Laborers to join the team in Attica, IN. Previous on-farm hog production experience is a plus, but not mandatory.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned as business conditions change.
Care of animals on the farm in a manner consistent with TDM’s established animal welfare practices (includes day-to-day decision making on care, health and well-being of pig groups)
Ability to adherence to TDM’s established bio-security protocol
Frequently communicate with the farm manager, supervisor, feed scheduler, service technicians etc.
Maintain the farm facility in a clean and operating order
Keep all equipment and vehicles clean
Monitor the health of hogs and report the results to all parties
Properly treat sick pigs with guidance from our farm supervisors and vets
Performs duties for approximately 9-10 hours a day. Scheduling could vary and you could be called to report to work at any given time of a 24 hour time period

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
The IDEAL CANDIDATE will have the following experience/educational background:
Experience in safe animal handling practices or willingness to learn about these practices
Ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds regularly and up to 100 pounds occasionally
Ability to identify risks that could affect the livestock’s well-being
Capability to react quickly to unpredictable livestock behaviors
Communication skills
Ability to step in and out of pens with gates that are 33” in height, multiple times a day

Hog Slat Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age disability, veteran status or any other reason prohibited under Federal State or local laws. All employment decisions are based on valid job-related requirements.

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