About the Company:
Cactus Feeders, Inc., headquartered in Amarillo, Texas is a producer of commercial fed cattle and market hogs. Originally, founded as a family company in 1975, Cactus Feeders is now 100% employee-owned. Our 800+employees produce a million head of fed cattle and 700,000 market hogs annually, with gross revenues of over $1 billion dollars. The company has cattle feedlots throughout the Texas Panhandle and Southwest Kansas with hog operations located in Iowa,South Carolina, and Georgia.
About the Position:
Cactus Family Farms is currently seeking candidates for our Wean to Finish farms in the Webster City area! We pay for experience and we provide company vehicle with expenses paid for full-time positions!
The Wean to Finish Animal Care Technician will be responsible for ensuring proper animal care for our wean to finish sites. Swine experience at a minimum of 1 year is preferred, but not required. Must have a valid driver license and a clean driving record.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: Include but not limited to the following:
Production: Feeding, watering and conditioning pigs; environmental control ▪ vaccinating and treating pigs ▪ handling and moving pigs ▪ sorting pigs; production data collection and other assigned paperwork ▪ dead animal removal; various tasks specific to the position ▪ cross trains in other areas as needed ▪ assists in orientation and training of new staff members as requested.
Facilities/Supplies/Equipment: Power washes, sweeps aisles, removes debris, and otherwise helps maintain facilities in clean, organized, functional condition ▪ does laundry as assigned by manager or supervisor ▪ closely follows CFF guidelines for safe use and storage of chemicals and medications ▪ safely uses, maintains and stores equipment ▪ notifies area manager or supervisor and helps in the repair of malfunctioning equipment/facilities.
Abides by CFF’s Vehicle Use Policy including, but not limited to: Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record; Safe/legal operation of company vehicle; Monthly reporting of mileage re-imbursement to CFF for personal miles; Ensures proper maintenance of vehicle.
CFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision and 100% company paid retirement (ESOP)! Other benefits include paid sick time, paid vacation time, paid holidays, and tuition assistance. If you enjoy being part of a team, working with livestock and would like a clear and rewarding career path, apply today!
CFF Supports A Drug Free Workplace
Job Type: Full-time & Part-time