Cobb- Growout House Worker Labor
Tyson Foods, Inc.

Spavinaw, Oklahoma

Posted in Hospitality and Catering

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Job Info

Job Details:

Schedule: Tuesday through Saturday, including holidays.

Hours: 5:50 am - 1:50 pm. This position generally averages 40 hours per week.

Work schedule is subject to change based upon production needs.

Mask policy will be in accordance with any local, state or federal requirements but will be provided to any Team Member wishing to wear a mask.

Priority consideration will be provided to internal applicants first. Applicants with previous agricultural or production experience will be considered preferred.

Applicants must reside in the United States to be considered for an interview.

Starting Wage: $16.00

Plus, additional shift differential for evenings, nights and weekends.

Competitive benefits, including:

*Health, Dental and Vision Insurance at Day 1 of hire

*Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

*Short and Long Term Disability

*Critical Illness, Accident and Hospital Indemnity Insurance


*Stock Purchase Plan

*Tuition-free programs at high-quality schools, including college degrees, certificates,

high school completion, English language learning courses, and more.

*New hire Referral Incentives and Sign-On Bons

*Paid Vacations

*Paid Holidays

* Over time eligibility

* Earned time off


  • Attend to and care for birds in growout houses; inspect birds to determine quality and progress by performing the below duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Weigh correct amounts of feed and waters birds according to schedules; walks floors daily to inspect water lines, pick up and dispose of mortality, and examine birds for signs of weak, sick, or injured birds. (25%)
  • Drive farm truck to feed conversion houses to load birds ready for grow houses; transfer birds to growout house via 4' x 5' door from outside Team Member to inside Team Member and place in appropriate pens. (25%)
  • Calculate pen size based on bird numbers to be received and adjust to provide adequate feed, water, and space for birds; place pen partitions according to calculations; manage floor by turning/adding shavings and adjusts controls to regulate temperature and humidity of the poultry house per instruction. (15%)
  • Sorting birds by breast size (fleshing); collect weekly samples for corporate lab of cleft pallet swabs, feed, and shavings samples. (25%)
  • Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time or without notice, such as: Inspects poultry to determine quality and progress by weighing birds weekly; maintain sanitation of breakroom, boot room, equipment, and vehicles; Vaccinate and isolate birds to affect disease control program; administer medications to birds as needed, such as vitamins, etc.; properly euthanize weak, ill or injured birds in accordance with company policy. (10%)

Biosecurity/Animal Welfare Requirements:
  • The jobsite is a biosecure environment which requires showering, changing clothing and footwear before entering the facility. Appropriate clothing and footwear are provided by the Company. No jewelry may be worn on the jobsite except for medical ID jewelry and body piercings covered by appropriate clothing. Must be willing to sign an agreement to avoid any avian species (chickens, ducks, birds, etc.). Must be willing to sign and abide by the Company Biosecurity and Company Animal Welfare Guidelines.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
  • Physical: Must use safe lifting techniques. Must regularly lift and/or move, up to 50 pounds items such as bags of shavings, feed buckets, bags or mortality, etc. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand majority of shift on multiple floor surfaces (i.e. concrete floor, shavings); walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel objects or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; climbing/ladder usage; stooping or bending over repeatedly; talk or hear; drive a vehicle within the farm complex. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Tools and Equipment:
  • Environment: Required to work on wet, slippery surfaces and also in hot, dry, dusty, wet and cold environments.
  • Personal Protective Equipment Required: Safety goggles and/or glasses, face shield, chemical gloves, waterproof apron, and rubber boots are required. Ear plugs will be used as needed.
  • Chemicals Commonly Used: Disinfectants such as Synergize, Virocid, Lysol, Bleach, Clorox wipes, etc.
  • Safety: Team member is expected to follow all applicable safety policies and procedures. These include but are not limited to Hazard Communication, Respiratory Protection, LOTO and Personal Protective Equipment. Team member is expected to identify, address and mitigate safety related risks.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:

Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

CCPA Notice. If you are a California resident, and would like to learn more about what categories of personal information we collect when you apply for this job, and how we may use that information, please read our CCPA Job Applicant Notice at Collection, click here.

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