Dairy Herdsperson - Audubon, IA

Date Posted: 2/20/2019
Type of Employment: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Status: Full Time/ Part Time
Reports To: Department Supervisor
Work Schedule: 45 hours/week
Positions Supervised: None

Responsible for daily care of calves.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS STATEMENT: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Feed and water animals; clean and disinfect pens and crates.
Examine animals in order to detect symptoms of illness or injury.
Administer vaccinations according to health protocol in order to protect animals from diseases.
Treat injuries and ailments in sick and/or lame animals according to AMVC policy.
Tag animals in order to allow animal identification.
Moving animals, while utilizing proper personal protective equipment.
Attend meetings and training as required.
Monitor ventilation to ensure proper airflow for animals comfort.


Competency Statement(s)
Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic
Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy. Adequate attendance
Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one's conduct

Physical Demands

Stand C (Constantly)
WalkC (Constantly)
SitO (Occasionally)
Handling/FingeringC (Constantly)
Reach Outward F (Frequently)
Reach Above ShoulderF (Frequently)
ClimbO (Occasionally)
Crawl N (Not Applicable)
Squat or KneelO (Occasionally)
BendF (Frequently)


10 lbs or less F (Frequently)
11-20 lbsF (Frequently)
21-50 lbsF (Frequently)
51-100 lbsO (Occasionally)
Over 100 lbsN (Not Applicable)


12 lbs or lessF (Frequently)
13-25 lbsO (Occasionally)
26-40 lbsO (Occasionally)
41-100 lbsO (Occasionally)

N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this occupation.
O (Occasionally) Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0-2.5+ hours/day).
F (Frequently) Occupation requires this activity from 33% to 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hours/day).
C (Constantly) Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hours/day).

AMVC has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and AMVC reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as AMVC may deem appropriat

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