Clemens Food Group

  • Nursery Tech I

    Job Locations US-PA-Columbia Cross Roads
    Requisition ID
    2018-11135
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    We're Hiring!!!

     

    At Country View Family Farms, we are a family owned company with relationships throughout the state of Pennsylvania and its neighboring states. We pride ourselves in raising healthy pigs to make quality pork for our families and yours. Spend some time on our site getting to know our company and how we provide safe, wholesome food for our friends and neighbors every day. Country View Family Farms a subsidiary of Clemens Food Group.

    Responsibilities

    A Nursery Farm Barn technician provides care for the pigs on a nursery farm. The starting rate for this position is $12/hr.

     

    Position responsibilities for Nursery Technician:

     

    • Daily monitor and evaluate pigs and nursery area
    • Daily walkthrough of nursery rooms to observe environment and individual pig care.
    • Maintain accurate records and submit them in a timely manner to the supervisor.
    • Record pig mortality daily on barn cards provided and submit them in a timely manner.
    • Treat individual pigs as needed -- following predetermined protocol.
    • Ensure proper feeding processes are followed and schedules maintained.
    • Ensure that the farm's work environment is safe by providing safety equipment, training and actions to prevent hazardous condition.
    • Monitor and maintain thermal environment for pigs.
    • Perform routine maintenance and pressure washing as needed.
    • Following approved SOP guidelines, feed and water daily.
    • Assist in moving pigs and gilts as directed by Supervisor.
    • Aid in breeding, gestation and farrowing when needed following their respective job description guidelines.
    • Follow animal welfare policies and procedures including: providing a physical environment that meets the animals needs; provide access to adequate water and high-quality feed; provide humane treatment of the animals; provide identification and appropriate treatment of the animals in need of health care; and follow the guidelines for euthanasia.

    Qualifications

    ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS: 

    • No experience necessary. 
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
    • Must be willing to learn to understand animal behaviors. 
    • Must be able to tolerate and willing to learn and perform the following tasks: euthanasia, artificial insemination, vaccinations, piglet processing, ear tagging, tattooing, pressure washing other procedures normal to animal husbandry. 
    • Must be able to tolerate blood, animal dander, manure, dust, odors, and frequently noisy conditions. 
    • This position requires one who is multi-task oriented and a team player. 
    • Ability to read, write and speak simple sentences in English.
    • Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions Must understand that the Company is a producer of high quality pork and be supportive of the mission of raising swine for meat. 
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. 
    • Must be available full time Monday to Friday, with some weekend and holidays work will be required.

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