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

Job Site Location: New Minas, NS until early 2022. The job site location will change to Middleton, NS

Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Starting At: $14.60 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.


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.


· 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 chores as required



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.


Atlantic Poultry will be opening a new Hatchery in Middleton, NS. The successful applicant for this job posting will start their training in New Minas and will move to the new location in Middleton in 2022 once construction is complete. Applicants must be willing and able to commute to and from Middleton.


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