Animal Science Foreperson

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Vocational High School

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

Participates in the daily care and health of animals, in the general operation and maintenance of farms and related equipment, in the production of crops and in the care of upkeep of facilities.  Assist with the education of students.  Must work weekends and overtime upon the request of the supervisor.  The position of foreperson is identified as essential in weather and other emergencies.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Perform general duties in the routine care of marine animals, birds, reptiles, small animals, farm livestock, horses, dogs, and other animals.
See that all marine animals, birds, reptiles, small animals, farm livestock, horses, dogs, and other animals in the animal science department are cared for in a safe, healthy, and positive way.
Maintain records for marine animals, birds, reptiles and small animals.
Assist instructors in laboratory classes.
Supervise students and part time farm workers during on-campus work programs and at other times as assigned by a supervisor.
Ensure that equipment, materials, systems, tools and products utilized are in a safe working order.  Observe safe operating and use procedures and practices.  Report all safety concerns to the department head or supervisor.
Participate in the production of field crops.
Participate in the maintenance and repairing of agricultural and industrial equipment and farm buildings.
Obtain and maintain licenses and permits required for the position.
Perform other tasks as assigned.  Such tasks may include assisting in other departments in the school.

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