Grow Finish Site Caretaker

Position Overview:

This site caretaker is responsible for the day-to-day management of specific nursery and finishing sites. This includes matters relating to daily care of pigs, observing and assuring good pig heath, maintaining production records, and performing general site maintenance.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive, sort, and count pigs upon arrival

  • Daily feeding along with checking pigs AM and PM

  • Use feed budgets to order feed accurately and on a timely basis

  • Treatment of sick or injured animals and the removal of mortalities in a proper and timely manner

  • Ensure proper adjustment and function of ventilation, feeding and watering equipment

  • Sort and load pigs for market or movement

  • Maintain accurate production records and report to management on a timely basis

  • General maintenance of the facility including yard/grounds

  • Oversee and perform cleaning and disinfecting of barns between groups of pigs

  • Identify major repair needs and bring to the attention of management

  • Attend and participate in production meetings

  • Assist at other sites and in other departments when necessary

 

Qualifications:

  • One-year livestock experience or associate or bachelor’s degree in an ag related field

  • Self-motivated and a willingness to work independently within a varied and flexible schedule

  • Valid driver’s license

 

Work Schedule:

  • Hours will vary between 4 AM and 10 PM as workload requires.

  • Rotating weekends and holidays are required