Christensen Farms - Animal Care Worker 

Orchard, NE - $14 an hour


This key position is responsible for the daily care, health, and maintenance of all animals at the designated work site. Each Herdsperson is a vital member of a team dedicated to competitive swine production in our Sow Systen environment. 

This entry level opportunity provides hands-on experience in many of the following areas: loadin/out, vaccination, breeding and gestation, farrowing, and record keeping.

The Ideal candidate will have a desire to work with pigs, a willingness to learn, a high level of dependability, a solid work history, and the ability to read, write, and speak english. This position offers excellent training and the opportunity for advancement for high acheiving employees.


  • Herd Production in various aspects.
  • Complete and comprehend all training as directed by farm leadership.
  • Do each task in a complete manner as trained by farm leadership.
  • Abide by all company policies, rules, and safety regulations as directed on each site.
  • Work as a team player by accomplishing daily department work requirments and farm goals.
  • Maintain and update all department records as required.
  • Maintain all bio-security standards.
  • Uphold all safety regulations.


Education: High school diploma desired. some college within an agriculture-base major is preferred.

Experience: previous livestock handling helpful, but not required.


Complete an application on the Christensen Farms website.