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Layer Sanitation Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title:    Layer Sanitation Specialist

Department:      Sanitation

Reports To:        Sanitation Manager

FLSA Status:     Full Time; Hourly      

About Us:

Joining the Versova family of companies is more than just starting a new job. When you are employed by Versova, you immediately are part of something bigger – a team of dedicated individuals working under a common set of core values and guiding principles.  As an organization and as individuals within that organization, we are guided by principles that include excellence, ownership, initiative, execution, and continuous improvement.

The Versova team is built from people who will integrate our shared values in their lives and work with our companies. Together we celebrate our collective efforts, perform to our highest potential, help others, enrich our communities and maintain strong ethical standards and accountability for our actions.

Our expectation of our team members is that every employee will take ownership by accepting accountability for their actions and proactively take initiative to execute any task. Our team members are good stewards of our people, birds, product and equipment.  Our team members also possess an attitude of servant leadership by always asking “what can I do to help”. Finally, by continuously striving to improve, our team members are driving our organization to be the premier egg producer. 

Team members that share and embrace our philosophy can expect Centrum Valley Farms to provide opportunities for growth and clear paths toward advancement in our company.

Our business and commitment to service is built around the following Common Values; which we instill in all our employees:

1.)     Initiative

2.)     Service

3.)     Stewardship

4.)     Integrity

5.)     Quality

6.)     Safety & Service

7.)     Community

8.)     Respect

Job Summary:

The Layer Sanitation Specialist position is responsible for proper cleaning of the layer and pullet barns following a 13 step process. Duties will also include but not limited to various levels of dry cleaning, power washing, white wash, removal of water from manure pits, and fumigating.

                                   

Essential Job Functions:

  • Hand scraping of manure and feathers from cages, manure boards, and beams utilizing various styles and lengths of scraping tools.
  • Cleaning of walls, beams, and cages with loud high pressure air.
  • Power wash beams in manure pit, walls, ceilings, and cages with loud high pressure hot water.
  • Gather loose manure from barns and discarding. Push water in the manure pit with a squeegee that will be removed by a vacuum pump truck.
  • Perform a series of fumigation that include white wash and Veracid. With fumigating it would include thermo fogging and utilizing a back pack sprayer.
  • Employees will be required to wear protective apparel and gear such as but not limited to boots, white coveralls, eye protection, dust masks, and rain suit when needed.
  • Position will require cross-training and rotation of position.
  • Compliance to USDA and FDA regulations and Centrum Valley Farms Good Manufacturing Practices as well as the Food Defense Program.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION:                                        Not Specified

EXPERIENCE:                                      Prior power washing or dry cleaning experiences a plus.

REQUIRED SKILLS:                             Not Specified

PREFERRED SKILLS:                          Speak English and Spanish.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:               Must be able to lift, push or pull 75 lbs.  Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to bend and lift and twist on different surfaces, including concrete. Need to be able to work in a fast paced environment that is dusty and wet.

Join Centrum Valley Farms and become part of a winning team!

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  (While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

 

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.  Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

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