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New Brunswick

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Title: Grow Barn Operator (NS)

Employment Status Available: Permanent Fulltime (40+hours a week)

Positions Available In: Berwick, Nova Scotia

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.


The Grow Barn Operator will ensure the company’s animal husbandry practices are followed. Responsibilities of a Grow Barn Operator includes feeding and watering birds; monitoring and regulating ventilation and temperature; ensuring water quality and supply; establishing and following feed programs; monitoring feed levels; handling live or deceased birds; weighing birds; following and enforcing a strict vaccination program, this includes spray, water and injectable vaccinations. They 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 Grow Barn Operator will also assist with 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.




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 confidentially to: [email protected] We appreciate all interest, however, only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.