Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) provides high quality poultry products to customers throughout NB, NS, PEI and NFLD. Our history dates to 1943 and we continue to be 100% owned by Atlantic Canadians. 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 two individuals to fill the positions of Breeder Barn Operator in New Brunswick.
The Breeder Barn Operator will work as part of the team ensuring the company’s animal husbandry practices are followed. Responsibilities of a Breeder Barn Operator may include 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 eggs and weighing 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 Breeder Barn Operator will also assist with cleaning, washing and sanitizing the barns and equipment when they are empty. He/she 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 some weekends, averaging 44 hours per week. The individual must be able to work flexible hours including some holidays and weekends and be available to answer on-call alarms.
Grade 12 or equivalent preferred, a Degree or Diploma in Agriculture Science as asset.
Ability to work with live poultry.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. .
Experience in the livestock industry as asset.
Strong commitment to health & safety
Pleasant, outgoing personality, with a friendly positive approach to customer service.
Problem solving skills.
API offers year-round full time employment, 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 or fax to (902) 678-8622. API appreciates all interest, however only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.