Full Time Farm Help: requires employee to care for animals, oversee bird welfare, clean bird facilities, and attend to farm technology needs.
Oversee all aspects of turkey flock care, maintain a clean environment, maintain production equipment, and troubleshoot technology equipment in a barn environment.
Reliable work ethic (attendance, punctuality, and attitude important)
Independent transportation (instances where employee will work and be paid for short time periods)
Valid driver's license
Desire to work with animals
Ability to operate (or aptitude to learn how to operate) farm machinery
Attentive to and aware of surroundings
Ability to work with technology (will train enthusiastic candidate)
Capability to do multiple tasks efficiently
Physical ability to lift (50 lbs regularly), bend, walk, and stand throughout the day
Home residence and property not a host to bird species (pets and hobby farm animals)
Willingness to do morning chores and barn checks on alternating weekends
Farm experience preferred but not required
Maintenance and mechanical skills preferred but not required
Follow animal care guidelines
Daily inspection and proper handling of birds
Ensure proper bird welfare (feed, water, air quality, etc.)
Separate sick and injured birds from flock
Daily cleaning of barn and service areas
Operation of feeding, watering, and production equipment
Follow paperwork guidelines and checklists
Preventive maintenance of barn, equipment, and machinery
Verbal communication with team members
Work independently or with team
Troubleshoot problems at barn facility
Communicate with off-site service managers and specialists via email and phone
$13 hourly rate paid bi-weekly (average of 90 hours per pay period) Further opportunity for pay raise after 90 day review. Regular performance bonuses in addition to hourly wage.
Eligible after 90 day review:
Intermittent performance bonuses paid up to $6500 a year
Employer subsidized health insurance for employee and dependents
401K retirement program
Apply online at www.SietsemaFarms.com/careers (Employee Applications, General Application)
Please visit: http://www.sietsemafarms.com/app to fill out an online application.
ONLY THOSE SUBMITTING COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT.
Please note we do not accept applications on-site.