Poultry Farm Labourer - Casual

Atlantic Poultry Incorporated - Waterville, NS (30+ days ago)

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Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) provides high quality poultry products to customers throughout NB, NS, PEI and NFLD. We are 100% owned by Atlantic Canadians and our goal is to maintain a strong, locally owned poultry industry.

API is continually upgrading its operations to ensure that high standards are maintained. We are currently seeking individuals to fill the casual positions of Poultry Farm Labourer in Nova Scotia.

The Poultry Farm Labourer employee will work as part of the team ensuring the company’s animal husbandry practices are followed. Responsibilities of a Poultry Farm Labourer may include helping to unload shavings; handling of birds, collecting eggs and weighing birds. The employee in this position will also assist with cleaning, washing and sanitizing the barns and equipment when they are empty. Help with barn set up and preparation for new flocks. The individual in this position will also help with transfer of birds from grow to lay barns. The hours of work and days of work will vary as required.

Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent preferred.
  • Strong commitment to health & safety.
  • Ability to work in areas that are dusty
  • Ability to work with live poultry.
  • Ability to lift up to 23kgs (50lbs)
  • Experience in the agricultural industry preferable.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Pleasant, outgoing personality, with a friendly positive approach to customer service.

API appreciates all interest, however only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Casual

Experience:

  • agriculture: 1 year (Preferred)