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Tyson Foods Brooder House Worker - Full Time - Summers AR 72769 in Summers, Arkansas

Location: Bates Mountain Farm, Summers, AR

Schedule: Rotating 4 days on 2 days off, including weekends and holidays.

Hours: 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Work schedule is subject to change based upon production needs.

  • Reside within one of the following counties in order to be considered. In Arkansas – Benton or Washington County; In Oklahoma – Adair, Cherokee or Delaware County.

  • Applicants with previous agricultural or production experience will be considered preferred.

Starting Wage: $15.45

Plus, additional shift differential for evenings, nights and weekends.

Competitive benefits, including:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance

  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance

  • Short- and long-term disability insurance

  • Critical illness, accident and hospital indemnity insurance

  • 401(k)

  • Stock purchase plan

  • Educational Assistance Program (including GED assistance, Citizenship assistance, ESL and tuition reimbursement)

  • Referral incentives

  • Paid vacation

Position Summary:

  • Attend to and care for birds in brooding houses; inspect birds to determine quality and progress by performing the below duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Feeds and waters birds according to schedules; walks floors daily to inspect water lines, pick up and dispose of mortality, and examine birds for signs of a weak or sick bird that needs to be euthanized in accordance with company policy (50%)

  • Applies insecticides, and rodenticides inside houses (10%)

  • Records feed and mortality daily, cleans and disinfects equipment, collects weekly lab samples, administers or assists in administering vaccines to birds. (10%)

  • Assists in sorting pullets (10%)

Other duties, responsibilities, and activities:

  • Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice, such as inspects birds to determine quality and progress by weighing birds weekly by hand; set up of brooding house materials; perform basic maintenance; maintain house conditions to ensure optimal bird health; communicate issues in a timely manner to management; maintain a bio-secure environment at all times; operate a weed eater/blower; maintenance and sanitation of Comfort Station Breakroom, equipment, and vehicles (20%)

Biosecurity/Animal Welfare:

  • The jobsite is a bio-secure environment which requires showering, changing clothing and footwear before entering the facility. Appropriate clothing and footwear is provided by the Company. No jewelry may be worn on the jobsite except for medical ID jewelry and body piercings covered by appropriate clothing. Must be willing to sign an agreement to not own and to avoid contact with any avian species (chickens, ducks, birds, etc.). Must be willing to sign and abide by the Company Biosecurity and Company Animal Welfare Guidelines.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Physical: Must use safe lifting techniques. Must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds to move items such as bags of shavings, feed buckets, bags of mortality, tools, etc. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk majority of shift on multiple floor surfaces (concrete floor, shavings); sit; use hands to handle or feel objects and controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; climbing/ladder usage; talk or hear; stoop/bend up to 300 times per day; drive a vehicle within the farm complex. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Environment: Required to work on wet, slippery surfaces and also work in hot, dry, extreme dusty, dark, wet, icy, snowy and cold environments. Required to work in extreme hot conditions for two – three weeks at placement of baby chicks.

  • Personal Protective Equipment Required: Safety goggles and/or glasses, face shield, chemical gloves, waterproof aprons, headlamps, and company issued footwear are required. Ear plugs will be used as required. NIOSH approved N95 particulate respirators will be worn as needed.

  • Chemicals Commonly Used: Disinfectants such as Synergize, Lysol, bleach, insecticides, herbicides, rodenticides, etc.

  • Safety: Team member is expected to follow all applicable safety policies and procedures. These include but are not limited to Hazard Communication, Respiratory Protection, LOTO and Personal Protective Equipment. Team member is expected to identify, address and mitigate safety related risks.

During the current Pandemic (2020), all Team Members will be required to wear company issued facial coverings. Training will be provided to each Team Member specific to their job and their facility location in addition to signing an acknowledgement form they understand these expectations.

It is considered an essential function of each job for a Team Member to wear the company issued facial coverings. If a Team Member indicates they will not wear the mask, they will not be considered for the position in which they

are applying or any position that requires the facial covering. If a Team Member has a medical condition or disability that prevents them from wearing the mask, Cobb will engage in an interactive process to determine whether a reasonable accommodation can be provided that addresses the safety concerns associated with the Pandemic and allow the Team Member to perform the essential functions of the job.

Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

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Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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