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Cobb - Poultry Farm Worker Class 2 (Full-Time)

at Tyson Foods in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

At Tyson Foods, the safety of our team members is our top priority. For that reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required to enter Tyson facilities.

En Tyson Foods, la seguridad de los miembros de nuestro equipo es nuestra principal prioridad. Por esa razón, los solicitantes seleccionados para este puesto deben estar completamente vacunados contra COVID-19 como condición de empleo. Se requerirá la verificación de la vacuna para ingresar a las instalaciones de Tyson.

Job Details:

Schedule: Monday through Friday , including holidays.

Hours: 5:00 am until 1:00 pm or until finished. Work schedule is subject to change based upon production needs.

Requirements:

+ Candidates must reside within the current recruitment area to include the following counties: In Arkansas – Benton County; In Oklahoma – Adair, Cherokee, Craig, Delaware or Mayes County.

+ Candidates with agricultural or production experience will be considered preferred.

Starting Wage: $16.45

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

+ Paid holidays

Summary :

+ This position is responsible for the collection and submission of all samples required for laboratory analysis. Other duties may be assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Collects blood, fecal, litter, dust or tracheal samples and drag swabs for CVI and NPIP laboratories. (30%)

+ Opens houses for ventilation after application of formaldehyde. (25%)

+ Cleans and sanitizes equipment and vehicles. (10%)

+ Helps crew vaccinate and move birds. (25%)

+ Other Duties, Responsibilities and Activities:

+ These may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. Such as: Spreading granules as needed, spraying insecticide as needed, Operating forklift as needed. (10%)

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 are 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 lift &/or move, up to 50 pounds to move items such as partitions, cages, bird coops; tools, such as pallet jack, may be required to occasionally lift &/or move up to 2000 pounds such as skids of supplies, shavings, etc. 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 & controls; reach with hands & arms; balance; climbing/ladder usage; stoop/bend up to 1000 times per day; talk or hear; drive a vehicle within the farm complex; proficiently operate trailer/tractor/skidsteer.. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; & the ability to adjust focus.

+ Tools and Equipment: tractors, litter truck, commercial pressure washer, skid steer, trailers.

+ Environment: Required to work on wet, slippery surfaces & also in hot, dry, dusty, wet & cold environments. Must maintain a high level of situational awareness while working around equipment and livestock.

+ Personal Protective Equipment Required: Safety goggles, safety glasses, face shield, chemical gloves, waterproof apron, hearing protection & company issued footwear are required. NIOSH approved N95 particulate respirators may be worn as needed.

+ Chemicals Commonly Used: Must be willing to use chemicals such as Synergize, Virocid, bleach, Clorox wipes, hand sanitizer, barn soap, Lysol and ect.

+ 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.

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.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:

No

Work Shift:

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) .

At Cobb-Vantress, the safety of our team members is our top priority. For that reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required to enter Cobb-Vantress facilities.

Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.Join us on the journey.

At Cobb-Vantress, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity

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Job Posting: JC194813960

Posted On: Oct 14, 2021

Updated On: Nov 12, 2021