Animal Care Technician

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City : Toronto

Category : Other

Industry : Food

Employer : Maple Leaf Foods

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN
Southeastern Manitoba Region (Various Locations) – Full and Part Time Positions
Starting Rate: $14.60 per hour
POSITION SUMMARY
The Animal Care Technician works directly with the Manager, Hog Barn, and is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities in the barn. This position requires the person to be part of a team working towards specific production goals. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting with all areas of production including the feeding and general care of pigs, maintaining herd health and environment for pigs, pressure washing and preparing rooms, as well as general maintenance and cleaning.
 
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • Experience in hog production will be considered an asset
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple priorities and complex tasks simultaneously
  • A valid driver’s licence and the ability to get to and from work located in a rural area is required
  • Weekend and holiday hours are required on a rotational basis

 

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