Employment Status: Permanent Full-Time Status (40+ hours a week)
Hourly Rate: $14.85 per hour + $1.00 per hour premium (flock caretaker premium) = $15.85 per hour
Start Date: Flexible
Number of Positions Available: Three (3)
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 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. 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 flock caretaker is responsible to assist with cleaning, washing and sanitizing the barns and equipment when they are empty. He/she will lead the barn set up for brooding or egg production. The individual must be able to work flexible hours including some holidays and weekends 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, 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.