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Animal Scientist​/Caretaker - Hog Farm

Job in IA Iowa - USA , 50006
Company: Ag Workforce
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-07-11
Job specializations:
  • Outdoor/Nature/Animal
    Livestock Farming, Animal Care, Farm Labor, Agriculture
  • Science
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Location: Alden
Animal Scientist & Caregiver TN Visa Opportunity for Citizens of Mexico and Canada:

Our client, a hog farm in Iowa, is looking for an Animal Scientist and Caregiver to work at their Wean to Finish Pig Farm. The responsibilities will include tasks related to tracking and maintaining hog health, as well as keeping the farm maintained and properly sanitized. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Treat sick pigs
  • Weigh, measure and track pig growth and development
  • Administer injections, medications and supplements
  • Move hogs and pressure-wash to sanitize buildings
  • Clean and care for pigs
  • The job is hands on with the pigs so it is very physical and requires a lot of walking, bending, stooping, lifting, carrying, etc.

We believe that in order to be successful, you will have knowledge of the animal life cycle, a passion for animal wellness, and knowledge of the science behind the processes at a modern pig farm. Ultimately, you should be an effective communicator, have good organizational skills, and be able to do physical work. The job is hands on with the pigs so you will do a lot of walking, bending, stooping, lifting, carrying, etc.

Animal Caretaker

Requirements ;

  • One of the following types of Bachelor's degree:
    Veterinary, Agronomy, Zootechnics or Biology
  • Knowledge of animal science and caregiving
  • Compassion for animals
  • English preferred but not required


The position starts at $16.00 per hour. Employer-provided housing is available. Employer-provided transportation is available for the first 6 months.

Information about the Company:

The farm is located in the state of Iowa. The candidate must have availability to travel under the TN Visa. This is a significant financial investment by the employer so only candidates interested in doing this job long-term (3 years or more) should apply.
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