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Poultry Selection Worker

at Tyson Foods in Rose, Oklahoma, 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 Thursday, including holidays. Hours : 5:00 am until 3:00 pm. Start and end times may vary. Work schedule is subject to change based upon production needs.

+ 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.

+ Internal applicants must have completed their probationary period and have no disciplinary actions within the last 6 months. A point level of = 6 attendance points and 6 months in the current area is preferred. If no internal applicants meet these requirements then probationary and temporary team members will be considered. Must wear company provided facial covering.

Starting Wage: $15.45 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 :

+ Assisting with the selection of birds at approximately six weeks of age based on conformation, physical attributes, and family data; assisting with movement of birds within the complex. Other duties may be assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

+ Assisting with the selection of up to 2500 pedigree birds daily by identifying gender, catching, scanning wing band number, and auditing market birds for wing bands. Monitoring ventilation and light. (35%)

+ Assisting with properly identifying the coop birds are assigned to (30%)

+ Maintaining clean foot pans in assigned boot room, sanitizing selection breakroom and all equipment used during selection process. Observing condition of farm structures and equipment and recommend needed maintenance and repairs. (15%)

+ Assisting with setting up for selection by loading empty coops into house, placing catch frames in pens for easier bird access, hanging lights for better visual, setting up scales and scanner, making coop labels, placing coops in pens and running needed cords. Ensuring dead birds are disposed of properly each day at the end of selection (10%)

+ Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice, such as: assisting with moving birds from brood house to feed conversion or dissection and washing/disinfecting vehicles; properly euthanizing weak/ill birds in accordance with company policy (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 and/or move, with assistance, up to 50 pounds (items such as bird coops, tables and tools). May be required to occasionally move up to 300 pounds such as stacks of bird coops. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand majority of shift on multiple floor surfaces (i.e. concrete floor, shavings); walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel objects and controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; climb/ladder usage; stoop/bend up to 1000 times per day; talk or hear; 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 in hot, dry, extreme dusty, wet and cold environments.

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

+ Chemicals Commonly Used: Disinfectants such as Synergize, Virocid, Lysol, Bleach, hand sanitizer, Clorox wipes, 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.

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.

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:

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) .

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Job Posting: JC195455279

Posted On: Oct 21, 2021

Updated On: Nov 22, 2021