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JBS USA SUMMER WORK in Ottumwa, Iowa

Temporary Maintenance and Grounds Helper

This position is for High School or College Students, parents or teachers looking for temporary work over the summer months

JBS is the world’s leading animal protein producer; processing fresh beef, pork and poultry. JBS is the world’s largest beef producer and exporter as well as the 2nd largest pork producer in the US with access to all the world’s consumer markets and production platforms in the four largest beef-producing countries. JBS employs over 250, 000 people worldwide. We are looking for talented individuals who will become future leaders in our progressive company. Many growth opportunities available!


JBS wants YOU to join our hourly Maintenance Team this SUMMER! At JBS, Safety Is a Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.

Essential Functions and Duties

  • Assists with seasonal maintenance functions, including mowing, watering, trimming, pruning, and weeding

  • Trash pick-up

  • Drives or rides in trucks to haul project materials to and from job sites; loading and unloading materials and equipment

  • Performs minor equipment maintenance and repairs.

  • General painting as assigned

  • Operates in a safe manner while performing labor on construction and maintenance projects

  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)

  • Immediately report all unsafe conditions to direct supervisor.

  • Reliable and dependable attendance and punctuality are essential for this position.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must posses a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving history

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must be physically capable of working outside in all weather conditions in a physically active manner

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and to follow oral and /or written instruction

  • Ability to work without the need for close supervision

  • Working knowledge of various powered equipment

  • Ability to perform heavy, manual tasks for extended periods of time

  • Ability to stand and walk on concrete and/or uneven surfaces for extended periods of time

  • Ability to lift/push up to 50 lbs.

  • Bending, lifting, and standing

  • Willing and capable of working Saturdays

Working Conditions:

  • During summer months outside temperatures can be over 100° F for entire scheduled work day.

  • During different job duties the noise inside or outside barns can become very loud.

  • Will be exposed daily to odors, dusts and dirt

  • Will be exposed to electrical boxes and electrical machinery that are not to be entered or repaired by those who are not certified in basic electrical training and/or lock out tag out.

  • Areas with unpleasant odors

JBS is an equal opportunity employer.


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