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Christensen Farms Animal Care Worker - Pierre, SD in Pierre, South Dakota

Animal Care Worker - Pierre, SD

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  • Commercial Sow (MN/NIA/SD)- PC

  • Pierre, SD, USA

  • $14.00

  • Hourly

  • Full Time

Great Benefit Package Including Health, Dental, 401K, Paid Time Off and More!

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This position is responsible for the daily care, health, and maintenance of all animals at the designated work site. Each Herdsperson is a vital member of a team dedicated to competitive swine production in our Sow System environment.

This entry level opportunity provides hands-on experience in many of the following areas: load in/out, vaccination, breeding and gestation, farrowing, and record keeping.

The ideal candidate will have a desire to work with pigs, a willingness to learn, a high level of dependability, a solid work history, and the ability to read, write, and understand English. This position offers excellent training and the opportunity for advancement for high achieving employees.


  • Herd Production in various aspects.

  • Complete and comprehend all training as directed by farm leadership.

  • Do each task in a complete manner as trained by farm leadership.

  • Abide by all company policies, rules and safety regulations as directed on each site.

  • Work as a team player by accomplishing daily department work requirements and farm goals.

  • Maintain and update all department records as required.

  • Maintain all bio-security standards.

  • Uphold all safety regulations.


Education: High school diploma desired. Some college within an agriculture-based major is preferred.

Experience: Previous livestock handling helpful, but not required.

Other: Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Display a high level of respect to team members and animals. Demonstrate an impeccable reliability/dependability standard.