Information Services Bureau Assistant | Full-Time | Fairmont, MN

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The ISB Assistant is an employee of the Fairmont Veterinary Clinic (FVC)* who is responsible for the timely completion of bureau farm data entry and for assisting the ISB Coordinator.

*PCM is a sister company to FVC.


Essential Functions

  • Fully understand swine production process.
  • Fully understand swine software platforms, such as MetaFarms®.
  • Receive sow and grow/finish data from bureau farms and enter that data into the computer within allotted timeframes.
  • Assimilate and distribute requested reports for bureau farms, FVC veterinarians, PCM personnel, and involved parties.
  • Create and print sow cards for bureau sow farms.



  • Knowledgeable – With computers, including Windows and Microsoft Office products, and operation of the bureau and swine operations.
  • Ability to work closely with ISB Coordinator to accomplish ISB goals.
  • Progressive – Strives to keep “up to date” or current.
  • Communication – To converse and listen to clients and co-workers.
  • Adaptable – Able to change as the business environment dictates.
  • Dependable, trustworthy.
  • Flexible – Able to change plans on short notice.
  • Cooperative, patient, courteous, and pleasant in dealing with customers and co-workers.
  • Sensitive to the needs of others.
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Analytical – In evaluation of data or new ideas.
  • High Standards – Not satisfied with average.
  • Organized – To accomplish tasks in a timely manner.


Work Environment

  • Training within FVC building in an office atmosphere. Post-training availability to work remotely.
  • Full-time position (40 hours per week).


Tools & Equipment

Operate standard office equipment including Desktop/Laptop Windows-based computers with standard keyboards, printers, fax machines, adding machines, copy machines, postage machine, and multi-line telephone.


  • Education – High school graduate.
  • Minimum of one year computer training or experience / knowledge of basic computer systems, such as Windows and Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of swine production systems desirable.
  • Keyboarding skills necessary. Experience with 10-key is helpful.


Fairmont, MN





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