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

Positions Available In: Berwick & Waterville, Nova Scotia

Vacancies: Two (2)

Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Starting At: $14.85 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 Farm Labourer will work as part of the team ensuring the company’s animal husbandry practices are followed. Responsibilities of a Farm Labourer may include helping to unload shavings; handling 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.


SCHEDULE

The work schedule for this position is a rotation that includes weekends. The individual must be able to work flexible hours including some holidays and be available to answer on-call alarms.


MAIN DUTIES

·         Help with transfer of birds from grow to lay barns

·         Weighing birds

·         Barn preparation

·         Unload shavings

·         Egg gathering daily

·         Daily barn maintenance i.e. cleaning floors, garbage removal, etc.

·         Assist with cleaning, washing and sanitizing the barns and equipment


POSITION REQUIREMENTS

 

 WORKING CONDITIONS

The position operates indoors in a farm/barn environment. Work environment may be warm and humid, cold in the winter months, dusty at times with strong odours, and noisy. Standing for long periods of time and repetitive tasks 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 forward a resume to: [email protected] We appreciate all interest, however, only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.