at Tyson Foods in Summers, Arkansas, United States
Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by October 1, 2021 for Corporate based team members and by November 1, 2021 for Plant and Warehousing based team members.Los solicitantes seleccionados para este puesto deben estar completamente vacunados contra el COVID-19 como condición de empleo. La verificación de la vacuna se requerirá para el 1 de octubre de 2021 para los compañeros de equipo con base en la sede (corporativa) de la empresa y para el 1 de noviembre de 2021 para los compañeros de equipo en las plantas y almacenes.
Location: Bates Mountain Farm – Summers, AR
Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. or until daily tasks are finished.
Work schedule is subject to change based upon production needs.Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by October 1, 2021 for Corporate based team members and by November 1, 2021 for Plant and Warehousing based team members.
Starting Wage: $15.45 Plus, additional shift differential for evenings, nights and weekends.
+ 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.
+ For more information, please contact Jan Anderson, HR (479) 824-3343 ext. 3321.
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
+ Stock purchase plan
+ Educational Assistance Program (including GED assistance, Citizenship assistance, ESL and tuition reimbursement)
+ Referral incentives
+ Paid vacation
+ Assists with the sorting and movement of live birds at multiple ages throughout the flock based on weight and/or fleshing (breast size) to achieve flock uniformity.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
+ Sorting of flocks of live birds at 7-10 days, four weeks, eight weeks, twelve weeks and/or as needed based on weight and/or fleshing to achieve flock uniformity (50%).
+ Moving, cleaning, swabbing, assembling and disassembling equipment (30%)
Other duties, responsibilities, and activities;
+ Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice, such as: assisting other departments with daily tasks. (20%)
Biosecurity/Animal Welfare Requirements:
+ The jobsite is a biosecure 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 avoid 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 catch, carry, and control individual live birds of various weights. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand majority of shift (concrete floor); walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus.
+ Tools and Equipment: Requires use of hand tools such as wire cutters, pliers, wrenches, broom, squeegee, shovel, counter; power tools such as cordless drill; equipment such as catch frames, scales, tables, extension cords, safe operation of vehicle to and from work area.
+ Environment: Required to work on wet, slippery surfaces and in hot, dry, dusty, wet and cold environments.
+ Personal Protective Equipment Required: Safety goggles and/or glasses, chemical gloves, waterproof apron, and rubber boots are required. Must wear company provided facial covering. Ear plugs, arm protectors, and NIOSH approved N95 particulate respirators may be worn as desired.
+ Chemicals Commonly Used: Disinfectants, vehicle fluids, and lubricants.
+ 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.
Relocation Assistance Eligible:
1ST SHIFT (United States of America)
Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.
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.
CCPA Notice. If you are a California resident, and would like to learn more about what categories of personal information we collect when you apply for this job, and how we may use that information, please read our CCPA Job Applicant Notice at Collection, click here (https://www.tysonfoods.com/sites/default/files/2020-07/CCPA%20applicant%20notification.pdf) .Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by October 1, 2021 for Corporate based team members and by November 1, 2021 for all other team members. The vaccines against COVID-19 are free for new hires and are accompanied by a cash incentive for eligible non-corporate based hires. Readily available at select sites.
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