Big R Farm and Home(Rural King): Pets and Livestock

Rural King Supply, Mt. Carmel, IL

Pets and Livestock supplies

Full-time Position

Job Description:

We are looking for an individual with a firm knowledge of domestic pets, chickens, horses, and livestock.  These areas include cat/dog food and toys, animal feed, horse supplies, and bird feed.  This is not an all-inclusive list, but it is some of the key areas.  We are looking for a full-time person to fill the role or a part-time person that can work morning and afternoon.  Weekend availability is required for full or part time.  Open availability is required for full-time.


  • Provide great Customer Service by effectively engaging customers, identifying their needs, and offering the best solution to successfully close a sale
  • Filling the pallets of feed as they are needed
  • Stock merchandise as the product comes in via DC truck or direct ship (FedEx, UPS)
  • Work price changes as they come in 
  • Walk your department and take notes of what needs to be done to keep your department in top shape; recovered, clean, tagged, and ready for customers
  • Merchandising: stocking and setting the product in an organized fashion  
  • The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

Minimum requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 18 or older to be able to run a fork truck
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 60 pounds occasionally and 25 pounds regularly.  Able to maneuver packages above 75 pounds with appropriate equipment and/or assistance from another person
  • Dependable transportation and reliable childcare (if applicable)

How to Apply: Interested applicants can apply at the Rural King Supply website at, under the “employment” link or come in to get an application to fill out.