NS
Oct 25

Farm Labourer - Casual

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.

     

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

fax to 902-678-8622.

 

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

NS
Aug 05

Director of Poultry Operations

Director of Poultry Operations

Port Williams, NS

 

Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) provides high quality poultry products to farmers throughout NB, NS, PEI and NFLD. Our history dates to 1943 and we continue to be 100% owned by Atlantic Canadians.

 

We are currently recruiting for a Director of Poultry Operations for our Atlantic Canadian business.  The ideal applicant will have experience working in the poultry industry, will be responsible for day to day operations and to provide strategic thinking and direction, with the goal to drive commercial growth and profitability.  This position reports to the President/CEO.

 

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Oversight for Barn operations in 2 provinces
  • Oversight for Hatchery operations in 3 provinces
  • Provide support and direction for 4-6 direct reports
  • Manage all aspects of production and performance
  • Identify areas for growth and change
  • Identify and Manage capital projects
  • Implementation of company strategy
  • Participate in the annual Budgeting process

 

Qualifications for this position require an individual with:

  • Post-secondary education in Agriculture, a Biology-based discipline or other Life Sciences
  • 10 years working experience in Poultry or Agriculture is preferred, with proven progressive responsibility and management experience with demonstrated results
  • Travel will be required
  • Self-motivated, with a positive attitude
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and written and a proven ability to coach and develop employees
  • Strong commitment to Health and Safety
  • Proven ability to organize, prioritize, problem-solve, with strong attention to detail
  • Solid Microsoft Office skills

 

 

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

 902 678-8622.  API appreciates all interest, however only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.