NB
Jul 05

Breeder Farm Management Trainee - Burtts Corner

Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) provides high quality poultry products to customers throughout NB, NS, PEI and NL.  API has evolved to become a significant stakeholder in the Atlantic Canada agriculture industry.  We continue to be 100% owned by Atlantic Canadians and our goal is to maintain a strong and locally owned poultry industry.

 

The Breeder Farm Management Trainee will work as part of the team ensuring the company’s animal husbandry practices are followed as well as promote safe work practices of staff. Responsibilities of a Breeder Farm Management Trainee will include managing flocks of broiler breeders in rearing and laying barns by tracking feed and water consumption, body weights, lighting programs, egg production, barn and egg storage temperatures, litter and nest conditions, bird health and selection and culling of birds; updating and monitoring production charts and graphs; and ensuring breeder operations are operating in compliance with CHEQ program.

The Breeder Farm Management Trainee will also assist with performing basic maintenance of equipment inside and outside of the barns; cleaning and disinfection of barns between flocks and set up of barns for new flocks. The work schedule for this position is Monday to Friday with 40 hours a week. The individual must be able to work some holidays, weekends and be available to answer on-call alarms.

Requirements

  • B. Sc. In Agriculture, Environmental Science, Biology, Natural Resources or other life sciences degree preferred.
  • Interest and ability to work with live poultry.
  • Experience working with livestock an asset.
  • Experience in managing people or leadership role.
  • Basic computer skills required – excel, word, industry specific programs.
  • Aptitude for trouble shooting basic maintenance issues.
  • Time management skills.
  • Communication Skills.
  • Strong commitment to health & safety.
  • Pleasant, outgoing personality, with a friendly positive approach to customer service.

 

API offers you an opportunity to work in the dynamic poultry industry, competitive compensation package which includes family health benefits, EAP and company pension.

 

All interested applicants are asked to forward a resume in private to hr@atlanticpoultry.com

NB
Jul 05

Hatchery Worker - Burtts Corner

Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) provides high quality poultry products to customers throughout NB, NS, PEI and NL.  API has evolved to become a significant stakeholder in the Atlantic Canada agriculture industry.  We continue to be 100% owned by Atlantic Canadians and our goal is to maintain a strong and locally owned poultry industry.

 

The Hatchery Worker is responsible for the cleaning and sanitation of the Hatchery equipment and building as well as the removal of chicks from hatchers and transfer of eggs from setters to hatchers. The Hatchery Worker will be responsible for boxing eggs and egg transfers at the NB location.  The employee in this position is responsible for culling day old chicks.  They are also responsible for equipment and work area clean up.

Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent preferred.
  • Ability to work with live poultry.
  • Strong commitment to health & safety.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple demands.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs for an extended period of time.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in the agricultural industry preferable.
  • Mechanical aptitude would be an asset.

 

API offers you an opportunity to work in the dynamic poultry industry, competitive compensation package which includes family health benefits, EAP and company pension.

 

All interested applicants are asked to forward a resume in private to hr@atlanticpoultry.com

 

We appreciate all interest, however only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

NB
Jul 27

Barn Operator / Farm Labourer - Burtts Corner

Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) provides high quality poultry products to customers throughout NB, NS, PEI and NL. API has evolved to become a significant stakeholder in the Atlantic Canada agriculture industry. We continue to be 100% owned by Atlantic Canadians and our goal is to maintain a strong and locally owned poultry industry.

 

The Barn Operator/Farm Labourer will work as part of the team ensuring the company’s animal husbandry practices are followed. Responsibilities of a Barn Operator includes feeding and watering hens and roosters; monitoring and regulating ventilation and temperature; ensuring water quality and supply; monitoring feed levels and handling live or deceased birds, collecting and weighing birds.  He/she will maintain accurate daily records of feed and water consumption, mortality rates and other relevant information as well as ensuring clean and well maintained buildings, equipment, and grounds. 

The Barn Operator/Farm Labourer will lead the 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 work schedule for this position is a rotation that includes weekends, averaging 40 hours per week.  The individual must be able to work flexible hours including some holidays and be available to answer on-call alarms. 

Requirements

 

  • Grade 12 or equivalent preferred or Degree/Diploma in Agriculture Science
  • Ability to work with live poultry
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Experience in the livestock industry preferred
  • Strong commitment to health & safety
  • Pleasant, outgoing personality, with a friendly positive approach to customer service
  • Mechanical abilities
  • Problem solving skills

 

 

API offers you an opportunity to work in the dynamic poultry industry, competitive compensation package which includes family health benefits, EAP and company pension.

 

All interested applicants are asked to forward a resume in private to hr@atlanticpoultry.com

NB
Jul 15

Flock Caretaker, Lay Barn - Burtts Corner

Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) provides high quality poultry products to customers throughout NB, NS, PEI and NL.  API has evolved to become a significant stakeholder in the Atlantic Canada agriculture industry.  We continue to be 100% owned by Atlantic Canadians and our goal is to maintain a strong and locally owned poultry industry.

 

The Flock Caretaker will work as part of the team ensuring the company’s animal husbandry practices are followed. Responsibilities of a flock caretaker include gathering eggs, feeding and watering hens and roosters; monitoring and regulating ventilation and temperature; ensuring water quality and supply; monitoring feed levels and handling live or deceased birds. Weighing birds on a weekly basis (weight ranges between 4lbs – 14lbs).  He/she will maintain accurate daily records of egg production, feed and water consumption, mortality rates and other relevant information as well as ensuring clean and well maintained buildings equipment, and grounds.  This position will include working on weekends and holidays.

General maintenance duties would include repairs to feeder and water lines and replace lights and fan motors as well as sweeping floors; keeping all areas neat and tidy. The Flock Caretaker may also assist with cleaning, washing and sanitizing the barns and equipment when they are empty.

Other farm tasks shall be assigned as required.

Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to work with live poultry
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Experience in the agricultural industry preferable
  • Strong commitment to health & safety

 

API offers you an opportunity to work in the dynamic poultry industry, competitive compensation package which includes family health benefits, EAP and company pension.

 

All interested applicants are asked to forward a resume in private to hr@atlanticpoultry.com

 

We appreciate all interest, however only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

NB
Jul 15

Egg Collector / Flock Caretaker - Burtts Corner

Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) provides high quality poultry products to customers throughout NB, NS, PEI and NL. API has evolved to become a significant stakeholder in the Atlantic Canada agriculture industry. We continue to be 100% owned by Atlantic Canadians and our goal is to maintain a strong and locally owned poultry industry.

 

The Egg Collector/Flock Caretaker employee is responsible to gather eggs on a regular basis; this will include weekends and holidays.  The Egg Collector/Flock Caretaker will work as part of the team ensuring the company’s animal husbandry practices are followed. Responsibilities of a flock caretaker include gathering eggs, feeding and watering chicks, pullets or hens and roosters; monitoring and regulating ventilation and temperature; ensuring water quality and supply; monitoring feed levels and handling live or deceased birds. He/she will maintain accurate daily records of egg production, feed and water consumption, mortality rates and other relevant information as well as ensuring clean and well maintained buildings equipment, and grounds. 

The Egg Collector/Flock Caretaker will also assist with cleaning, washing and sanitizing the barns and equipment when they are empty. He/she will lead the barn set up for brooding or egg production.  The individual must be able to work flexible hours including some holidays and weekends. 

 

Other farm tasks shall be assigned as required.

Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent preferred.
  • Ability to work with live poultry.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. .
  • Experience in the agricultural industry preferable.
  • Strong commitment to health & safety
  • Pleasant, outgoing personality, with a friendly positive approach to customer service.

 

API offers you an opportunity to work in the dynamic poultry industry, competitive compensation package which includes family health benefits, EAP and company pension.

 

All interested applicants are asked to forward a resume in private to hr@atlanticpoultry.com

 

We appreciate all interest, however only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

NS
Jul 31

Assistant Manager - New Minas

Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) provides high quality poultry products to customers throughout NB, NS, PEI and NL.  API has evolved to become a significant stakeholder in the Atlantic Canada agriculture industry.  We continue to be 100% owned by Atlantic Canadians and our goal is to maintain a strong and locally owned poultry industry.

 

We are currently seeking an individual to fill the position of Assistant Manager, the role would suit someone with a strong administrative/analytical background but is capable of managing people.

 

The Vacancy- We are looking to offer the position of assistant manager to a dynamic, computer literate individual capable of multitasking, who wants to work within a livestock production environment helping manage a chick hatching facility in New Minas. Reporting into the site manager your day will be a mix of “hands on” work in the site helping manage a small team along with office-based work carrying out administrative and analytical duties. In this role you will be a key part of the site decision making process. The role requires a “can- do attitude”, an enthusiasm for accuracy and the desire to drive efficiencies.

 

The Candidate – could come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. Someone who is analytical, has attention to detail and likes part of the day in the office and part of the day involved with production and managing staff would do well. Alternatively, if you have engineering skills, you like managing people and you are an analytical problem solver then we would be interested in meeting you. Strong excel skills would be seen as an advantage.

 

API offers you an opportunity to work in the dynamic poultry industry, competitive compensation package which includes family health benefits, EAP and company pension.

 

All interested applicants are asked to forward a resume in private to hr@atlanticpoultry.com

 

We appreciate all interest, however only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

NS
Jul 27

Farm Labour - Casual - Waterville

Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) provides high quality poultry products to customers throughout NB, NS, PEI and NL.  API has evolved to become a significant stakeholder in the Atlantic Canada agriculture industry.  We continue to be 100% owned by Atlantic Canadians and our goal is to maintain a strong and 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.

 

 

All interested applicants are asked to forward a resume in private to hr@atlanticpoultry.com

 

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