Maternity Technician

December 20, 2016

PINE RIVER, WI

 

We are hiring a maternity technician for a large dairy near Pine River, WI. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Monitor all calvings occurring and assist as needed

  • Process all newborns calves according to protocol

  • Process all fresh animals according to protocol

  • Process all fresh colostrum according to colostrum protocol

  • Keep work area, wet room, and calving pens clean

  • Scrape pens in special needs barn (barn 1)

  • Sample all fresh cows/heifers and set a delvo/myco with the sample

  • Make sure all the buckets are clean and sanitized

  • Make sure all the bottles are clean and sanitized

  • Push up feed according to the schedule and record on the sheet

  • Walk pens every hour

  • Assist with down cows/milk fever cows

  • Report to Herd Manager anything that is unusual at night

  • Watch for sick or lame cows

  • Attend routine meetings and training sessions

General Rules / Requirements (For All Employees)

1. Be punctual & manage your time well.

2. Follow the policies and routines established by management.

3. Handle animals calmly, carefully, and respectfully.

4. Be trustworthy and respectful, and work as a team.

5. Keep everything clean and organized.

 

Relationships

Supervised by Transition & Calving Manager. Works closely with transition and calving

team and herd manager.

 

Schedule

The Night Calving Technician will work 12-hour nights (5pm-5am) according to the

schedule put forth by the Herd Manager. Employees must be dressed and ready for

work by their designated start time.

 

Compensation

The night shift maternity technician will receive a salary based on experience.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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