Part Time Livestock Handler in Watertown WI

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Johnsonville, LLC
Part Time Livestock Handler
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Watertown WI
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Production Worker

At Johnsonville, we use our business to build our people. If you&##39;re passionate about making a difference, we want you to help make our products, our processes, our communities and each other better. Wisconsin-based Johnsonville is the No. 1 national sausage brand enjoyed in 45 countries. Founded in 1945 by the late Ralph F. and Alice Stayer, our company is 2,000 members strong and remains privately owned today. Come join our family-owned company!

Livestock Handler

1st Shift Part Time

Watertown Facility

Position Overview

The successful candidate will move and handle livestock from the truck to the scale area, and then to the pen areas. This position is Part Time and will work Monday through Friday, 5:00am-10:30am.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities & Competencies

  • Proper Humane Animal Handling is critical to this position. A successful candidate will understand that the animals always need to be treated with respect.
    • The use of raddle paddles to move animals is required.
  • A general understanding of animal behavior.
  • Ability to perform responsibilities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Must comply with GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices), USDA regulations and safety rules always
  • Excellent attendance and performance record
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Notify team leaders and/or maintenance of problems
  • Complete all other duties as assigned


  • Past Animal Handling experience strongly preferred


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

Physical Demands

  • Walking and/or Standing throughout the shift
  • Bending and/or Reaching throughout the shift
  • Must be able to lift 80 pounds occasionally

Other Requirements

  • External Candidates Only: Ability to pass a pre-employment, post offer drug screen, physical and background check



Positions Available:



1st Shift

Member Status:

Part Time: 5:00am - 10:30am

Starting Pay:

$21.12 per hour

Hiring Coach:

Felipe Vasquez

How to Apply:

External candidates: Apply online at

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