Pork Production Technician

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Provide care for piglets and hogs in breeding, farrowing and feeder stages. Provide treatments and vaccinations. Perform artificial insemination. Prepare for shipping. Keep records. Maintain facility.

Outlook

Limited

Wage

Low: $11.15
Median: $18.03
High: $25.29

Training

  • Apprenticeship: Combination of in-school and on the job training. Apprenticeship training and certification in the trade is voluntary.

  • Other Training:
    •  University of Manitoba
    • Assiniboine Community College, Red River College, Manitoba Pork Council and  and University of Manitoba (joint training).

Places of Employment

Specialized farms.

Regulated

No

Hours

Shift work, irregular hours