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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
We appreciate all interest, however only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.