Atlantic Poultry Incorporated Wants to Hire You!

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Atlantic Poultry Incorporated wants to hire you! 

Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) is a private company, formed in 2012, and is 100% owned and operated by Atlantic Canadian farmers. We are a proud supporter of the poultry industry and provide feed, chicks, poults and fresh eggs year-round to our customers throughout Atlantic Canada. We have locations in New Brunswick, Newfoundland, and Nova Scotia, employing approximately 170 people in our Hatcheries, Barns, Grading Station and Feed Division.

API is seeking recent graduates for entry-level positions who want to learn and grow with our team. API offers opportunities for learning, career advancement as well as competitive wages and benefits.


New Brunswick

Egg Collectors

Title: Egg Collector

Employment Status Available: Casual (varied hours) available

Start Date: Flexible

Starting Rate: $15.85 per hour

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.

SUMMARY

The Egg Collector employee is responsible to gather eggs on a regular basis. The Egg Collector will work as part of the team ensuring the company’s animal husbandry practices are followed.

They will maintain accurate daily records of egg production and other relevant information as well as ensuring the egg room is kept clean and tidy.

 Other farm tasks may be assigned as required.

Schedule

This is a causal, as required position. The individual must be able to work flexible hours including holidays and weekends.

REQUIREMENTS

  • No agricultural experience is required - on the job training will be provided
  • Grade 12 or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to work with poultry
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong commitment to health & safety
  • Pleasant, with a friendly positive approach to customer service
  • No backyard flocks – chickens, geese, turkeys, or any pet birds

WORK CONDITIONS

  • Dusty at times with strong odours
  • Repetitive work
  • Weekend/holidays

API offers you an opportunity to work in the dynamic poultry industry and competitive wages.

All interested applicants are asked to forward a resume in confidence to [email protected] We appreciate all interest, however, only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.


New Brunswick

Flock Caretaker

Employment Status: Permanent Full-Time Status (40+ hours a week)

Hourly Rate: $15.85 per hour

Start Date: Flexible

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.

 

SUMMARY

The Flock Caretakers work as part of the team ensuring the company’s animal husbandry practices are followed. Responsibilities of a Flock Caretaker may include 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. They 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 flock caretaker is responsible to assist with cleaning, washing and sanitizing the barns and equipment when they are empty. They will lead the barn set up for brooding or egg production.

SCHEDULE

The individual must be able to work flexible hours including some holidays and weekends and be available to answer on-call alarms. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Respect for animals and an appreciation for animal welfare; knowledge of the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Poultry an asset
  • Able to work with poultry
  • Grade 12 or GED preferred; diploma/degree in agricultural studies would be an asset
  • Livestock husbandry experience an asset
  • Strong commitment to health & safety
  • Strong attention to detail including keeping accurate and detailed records
  • Mechanical aptitude is an asset
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Valid class 5 driver's license with own transportation to and from work

APPLY

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, company pension, and more!

All interested applicants are asked to forward a resume to: [email protected] API appreciates all interest, however only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

 


New Brunswick

Hatchery Worker

Full-Time Hatchery Worker (NB)

Employment Status Available: Full-Time (40+ hours a week), Part-Time (24+ hours a week), or Casual (varied hours)

Positions Available In: Burtts Corner, New Brunswick

Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Starting At: $15.60

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.

SUMMARY

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.

SCHEDULE

The work schedule for this position is primarily Monday to Friday with a Saturday morning rotation.

MAJOR DUTIES

· Box eggs and egg transfers

· Handle chicks and eggs

· Clean and disinfect equipment using appropriate method (high pressure, mop, washer, etc.)

· General cleaning and set up of equipment and rooms

· Assist with building and equipment maintenance, as necessary

· Follow safety rules and guidelines

· Assist with after hours checks and putting eggs in incubators as required

· Other related tasks as required

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Grade 12 or equivalent preferred
  • Willing to work weekends, holidays, & on-call shifts
  • Able to start 5:00am
  • Own transportation to and from work
  • Does not have a backyard flock – no contact with chickens, turkeys, geese, or pet birds
  • Ability to work with 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

WORKING CONDITIONS

The position operates indoors in a production environment. Work environment is warm and humid and dusty at times with strong odours. Standing for long periods of time, repetitive tasks, and heavy lifting are common.

HOW TO APPLY

API offers you an opportunity to work in the dynamic poultry industry and competitive wages. All interested applicants are asked to submit a resume. We appreciate all interest, however, only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Send resume to [email protected]


New Brunswick

Casual Driver - Class 1 / Class 3

Casual Driver

Starting Rate: $23.06 per hour

Anticipated Start Date: As Soon As Possible

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.

SUMMARY

API Truck Drivers pickup and deliver hatching eggs and live poultry throughout Atlantic Canada. These positions require someone that can work a flexible schedule including some weekends. This position is physically demanding, requiring the ability to lift weights of up to 30lbs for extended periods during the loading and unloading of the truck. Previous experience and a proven commendable record driving a straight truck/tractor trailer and experience keeping driver’s logs is required.

REQUIRMENTS

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent
  • Certification from recognized truck driving school or equivalent experience
  • Valid Class 1 NB Driver’s License preferred (may consider Class 3)
  • Defensive Driving Course
  • Pleasant & outgoing personality with exceptional customer service skills
  • Organizational and time management abilities
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with live poultry
  • Must be able to work with little supervision; must be self-directed

WORK CONDITIONS

  • Local travel within Atlantic Canada (primarily NB)
  • Will be required to work both indoors and outdoors
  • Casual work
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds for extended periods

API offers you an opportunity to work in the dynamic poultry industry with a competitive compensation package.

All interested applicants are asked to submit a resume. We appreciate all interest, however, only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.


Nova Scotia

Flock Caretaker

Title: Flock Caretaker

Reports To: Farms Manager

Employment Status: Permanent Full-Time (averaging 40 hours per week)

Job Location: Waterville, Nova Scotia

 

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.

 

 SUMMARY

API is looking for a dedicated individual seeking an opportunity to work in the dynamic poultry industry. API offers year-round full-time employment, with a competitive compensation package which includes family health benefits, EAP and company pension.

The Flock Caretaker will join API’s team working out of the Waterville, Nova Scotia location. For more information on the role, please see below.

 

SCHEDULE

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 early morning, evenings, weekends, holidays and be available to answer on-call alarms.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in the livestock industry preferred
  • Ability to work with live poultry
  • Strong commitment to health & safety
  • Ability to lift up to 14kgs (30lbs)
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team with minimal supervision
  • Pleasant, outgoing personality, with a friendly positive approach
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Valid driver’s license & own transportation

 

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Follow feed programs and monitor levels
  • Ensure water quality and supply are adequate
  • Monitor and regulate ventilation and temperature
  • Maintain accurate daily records
  • Handle live and deceased birds
  • Follow a spray vaccination program
  • Daily barn maintenance i.e., clean floors, garbage removal, and culling as required
  • Input data using electronic devices
  • Other farm duties as assigned by the Farms Manager

 

All interested applicants are asked to forward a resume to: [email protected]. We appreciate all interest, however, only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.


Nova Scotia

Breeder Barn Operator

Title: Broiler Breeder Barn Operator

Reports To: Broiler Breeder Supervisor

Job Location: Waterville & Berwick Nova Scotia

Employment Status: Permanent Full-Time (40 hours per week)

Starting Rate: 15.85$

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 Canadian Agriculture industry. We continue to be 100% owned by Atlantic Canadians and our goal is to maintain a strong and locally owned poultry industry.

SUMMARY

A Barn operator’s primary responsibility is to ensure the welfare of the birds under they’re care is maintained. This is done by ensuring the birds have been fed, that there is adequate and quality water available, monitoring pen temperatures, and handling live or deceased birds. Gathering eggs is also a primary responsibility of an operator as the eggs are graded for quality and packaged. Other responsibilities include daily record keeping and data entry of relevant information, weighing birds, and maintaining a clean workspace.

Barn operators may also be asked to assist with barn setup and preparation for new flocks as well as helping with flock placements and loadouts.

SCHEDULE

The Barn Operator schedule is a rotation that includes weekends for a total of 40 hours per week. An operator may need to work shifts that can include early mornings and late evenings outside of the normal schedule depending on operational needs.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in agriculture, specifically in animal agriculture is an asset but not required
  • Ability to work with live poultry
  • Strong commitment to health & safety
  • Ability to lift up to 14kgs (30lbs)
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team with minimal supervision
  • Pleasant, outgoing personality, with a friendly positive approach
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Valid driver’s license & own transportation are preferred

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Ensure welfare of birds is maintained
  • Ensure water quality and supply are always available
  • Gather and grade hatching eggs
  • Monitor ventilation and temperature
  • Maintain accurate daily records & enter data
  • Handle mortalities as well as live birds
  • Daily barn maintenance i.e., cleaning & maintaining workspace, monitoring and reporting broken equipment

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


Nova Scotia

Hatchery Worker NS

Title: Hatchery Worker (NS)
Employment Status Available: Permanent Fulltime (40+hours a week)
Positions Available In: New Minas, Nova Scotia - MOVING to Kentville, NS
Start Date: As Soon as Possible
Starting at: $16.60

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.

SUMMARY
The Hatchery Worker is responsible for general hatchery work, including removing chicks from hatchers, cleaning and disinfecting hatchers & setters, baskets & all parts associated with the machines, transfer of eggs from setter to hatcher trays and general sanitation of the Hatchery. This position involves some heavy lifting, in hot, humid conditions.

SCHEDULE
Flexible hours within a 40-hour work week; will include holidays and occasional weekends.

Requirements
  • Ability to work with live animals
  • 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 30-40 lbs for an extended period of time
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Mechanical aptitude would be an asset
  • Respect for animals and an appreciation for animal welfare; knowledge of the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Poultry an asset
APPLY
API offers year-round full time & part-time employment, an opportunity to work in the dynamic poultry industry, and a competitive compensation package which includes family health benefits, EAP and company pension plan.
All interested applicants are asked to submit resume in confidentially. API appreciates all interest, however only candidates chosen for an interview will be contact