About the position

Job description

Work individually or in a team to maintain the health and welfare of pigs through daily husbandry activities. 

Could be in farrowing areas, with weaners/growers/finishers, with breeding sows and/or boars, or it could be across multiple production areas. Could also be on an indoor farm, or an outdoor farm. 

Minimum education, experience, or skills 

No experience needed. 

Desirable skills/traits: 

  • Good attitude 
  • Willingness to learn 
  • Willingness to work with animals 
  • Reasonable level of fitness 
  • Driver’s licence



  • Feeding and checking pigs 
  • Move and weigh pigs 
  • Manage sick and injured animals (including administering treatments) 
  • Carry out other husbandry tasks (artificial insemination, ultrasound, heat detection, semen collection, etc.) as appropriate 
  • Keep farm records 
  • Clean accommodation/housing and equipment 
  • Basic farm maintenance tasks 


Other skills

Able to work independently
Time management
Teamwork and collaboration
Animal handling and husbandry
Career pathways


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Senior Stock Person
Unit Manager
Farm Manager
Operations Manager
General Manger Farms
CEO Pig Farming

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