Farm Worker – Sandridge North Farm, Henning MN – Jennie-O

Hormel Foods

Jennie-O Turkey Store

Farm Worker

Full Time Hourly

Purpose of Position:

General labor to assist Farm Manager and Farm Assistant Manager in achieving required work goals. This includes, but is not limited to, daily chores, running machinery and equipment, and handle and care for live turkeys. This position will require light paperwork, some math skills, walking on uneven surfaces frequently, lifting, twist, bending and squatting frequently and varying temperature environments. 

Principle Accountabilities

  • Help perform daily chores as assigned by farm management.
  • Assist with maintaining litter for optimal conditions for turkeys.
  • Record daily information in flock books for record keeping.
  • Operate machinery and equipment when required.
  • Follow all safety protocols and guidelines – wearing all required PPE ( safety glasses, respiratory equipment, etc).
  • Follow all Live Production processes and procedures.
  • Follow all biosecurity guidelines, including, but not limited to, showering before work each day, not wearing personal shoes on farm, using company provided boots on farm and in barns, wearing provided scrubs/coveralls in barns.’
  • Perform other duties as instructed and assigned by management.
  • Handle and care for live turkeys in accordance with established animal welfare guidelines.
  • Have open communication with fellow employees and farm management.
  • Conduct self in a positive, team oriented manner.

Minimum Qualification:

  • Must have reliable means of transportation to and from assigned farm.
  • Good previous attendance records (school and/or previous employment).
  • Able to work 7 days/week with some varied hours and with some weekends and holidays.
  • Possess a level of math, reading, and writing skills necessary to successfully perform record keeping task required of the position.
  • Able to lift up to 35 lbs from floor to waist height frequently, with occasional lifts from floor to full extension.
  • Able to wear eye and respiratory protection equipment on a continuous basis.
  • Able to walk on uneven surfaces.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Valid drivers license.
  • High school diploma, or actively enrolled in high school, or equivalent.

What you will receive:

  • Competitive Pay with pay increases
  • You will be trained on all equipment and procedures to prepare you for your role
  • Relocation Assistance Program to eligible applicants
  • Extraordinary Benefit package including health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, PTO, 401K, pension, Profit Sharing program, continuing education and much more. Eligible for health care plans after 30 days of employment!
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Employment with a solid employer – People stay here for the great employee experience and the long-term opportunities available.

Please complete all sections of the application to be considered.

Jennie-O Turkey Store is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

At Jennie-O Turkey Store we invite difference and diversity in all aspects. We offer a space of support, understanding, and community. We are committed to the journey! Learn more about our progress here:

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