Smithfield Foods
Herdsperson 1 (Hourly) Select Nine sow Farm
At a glance
Location: US-OK-Laverne Map
Posted: 11/02/2019
Closing: 12/01/2019
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Smithfield Foods
Job description

Assists other Herd Technicians in routine animal care and general farm tasks to ensure the welfare/well-being of the animals. Tasks include farm sanitation, animal removal, and animal movement. Employee may operate mowers, tractors, trucks, bus, and other farm equipment as directed. May be in training for advanced Herd Technician designation. The Herdsperson position will also provide for the care of all animals at the designated work site, particularly their health, growth, and breeding.

Job requirements

High School diploma or GED preferred.
Previous livestock handing helpful.
Ability to do hard physical labor.
Strong Commitment to team work.
Willingness to shower daily in and out of facility.
Ability to follow instructions and deal with standardized situations.
Must be able to work an average 48 hour work week, which can vary frequently.
Weekend, evening, and holiday work required as needed.
Must be on call for emergency situations to include but not limit to, power outages or personnel shortages.

Herdsperson 1 (Hourly) Select Nine sow Farm