Heron Lake, MN
Are you interested in working with pigs? Do you want to work for a company where excellence is recognized and advancement opportunities are earned?
Christensen Farms is seeking both entry level and experienced Animal Care Technicians to join our full-time sow farm team. We look forward to matching your abilities with our company's goals!
As an Animal Care Technician in Christensen Farms Sow System, you'll be a member of one of the nation's top producing teams. Every day you'll be a part of providing quality pork to help feed a growing world and doing hands on work that makes a difference for the pig herd and your team.
If selected for this job, you'll be responsible for upholding our high biosecurity and animal welfare standards. As an Animal Care Technician, you'll receive training to provide outstanding animal care and handling and maintain pig herd health and vaccination programs. In addition, you'll learn how to perform artificial insemination, attend to farrowing sows, care for growing pigs and maintain required sow records.
PAY AND BENEFITS
This Animal Care Technician position starts at $15.60/hr. We also offer a great benefits package including health, dental, vision, a flexible spending account (FSA), life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, a 401(k) plan, paid holidays, a paid time off bank, and an employee assistance program (EAP).
In addition to the wage, we offer monthly and quarterly production incentives, which together can earn you up to an additional $3,000/year for meeting production goals.
ABOUT CHRISTENSEN FARMS
We are one of the largest family-owned pork producers in the United States, marketing approximately 3 million pigs per year. Headquartered in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, we operate throughout the Midwest with facilities in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, and South Dakota. We own three feed mills, manage 148,000 sows on 44 sow farms and oversee mo