Tosh Farms
  • Swine Sow Operation - Buena Vista
  • Buena Vista, TN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • health insurance, dental and vision coverage, short term disability, company paid life insurance, 401k with company match at 50% of the first 8%, paid holidays, and tuition reimbursement (employee & children), student loan assistance - we pay your student loans for you, paid parental leave, employee referral program.

Sow Herdsmen/ Animal Caretaker /Buena Vista, TN


  • Production bonus paid monthly after 90 days
  • Company paid holidays/floating holidays
  • Paid time off starting at 6 months & you will earn 3 weeks of paid time off at 3 years
  • We offer BCBS of TN health, dental and vision coverage at a very low cost
  • Company paid short term disability
  • Paid parental leave
  • Company paid life insurance
  • 401k with company match at 50% of the first 8%
  • tuition reimbursement (employee & children)
  • student loan assistance - we pay your student loans for you 
  • Employee loans/pay advances after 1 year of employment

Tosh Farms is a rapidly growing, family owned crop and swine production business with over 400 employees. As part of that growth, we are looking for a compassionate, energetic, and committed individual to join us in providing the best care to our swine herd. You can join an innovative team and feel proud to be a part of the largest hog operation in TN - where the company owner was recently recognized as Farm Journals 2019 Top Producer.

In this role you should expect to:

  • Work in a cohesive team environment to provide excellent daily, essential care to swine herd
  • Assist with farrowing, breeding and gestation
  • Move animals using safe handling practices
  • Wean pigs according to farm protocols
  • Load and unload pigs as scheduled
  • Provide proactive and responsive care to promote wellness amongst herd
  • Adhere to all bio-security standards (ex. showering in and out of facilities)
  • Help ensure cleanliness and sanitation of work area
  • Work weekend and holiday hours as required on a rotational basis
  • Carry out other duties as assigned

What you'll need to succeed in this role:

  • Animal care experience preferred but not required
  • Work under limited supervision
  • Demonstrate independent decision-making skills in a fast-paced work environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Reliable transportation to get to and from work located in a rural area

Physical requirements of this role:

  • Ability to stand/kneel/bend/stoop/walk for extended periods of time (8-10 hours a day)
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 30 lbs frequently
  • Must be able to work around pigs

Tosh Farms does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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