The Farrowing Herdsperson is responsible for assisting with the daily aspects of swine farrowing, including individual sow and piglet health and vaccinations and record keeping.
The Gestation Herdsperson is responsible for the daily aspects of swine breeding, including daily AI breeding, semen storage and inventory, herd health and vaccinations, nutrition, isolation barn and record keeping.
New Horizon Farms offers health insurance, life insurance options, HSA, 401K, Vacation and Sick time and paid holidays/birthday to new full-time employees on the first of the month following 60 days of employment.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS & RESPONSIBILITIES
- All other tasks and responsibilities as may be required by New Horizon Farms.
- Follow all safety rules and practices and encourage co-workers to do the same.
- Follow all applicable biosecurity measures per New Horizon Farms policies.
- Regular and consistent attendance is a MUST.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to communicate effectively.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Experience in swine industry preferred but not required.
PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to move throughout the farm; and the ability to stand, walk, squat, kneel, crouch, climb 4-foot gates, and frequently (lift, carry, move) objects 3 to 20 pounds.