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Poultry Packager (Poultry Line Worker)

Date Posted: 16:35:11 2022-09-14
Location: Armstrong, British Columbia, Canada
Contact Person: Colonial Farms
Company/Business Name: Colonial Farms
Phone: 0000000000

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Company: Colonial Farms
Business information: We are dedicated to the production of poultry products for the market (wholesale)
Business address: 3830 Okanagan Street, Armstrong, BC, V0E 1B0
Work Location: Same as above
Type of Employment: Full time - Permanent
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

• Transport raw materials, finished products and packaging materials
• Remove filled containers from conveyors
• Manually pack poultry into bags and boxes or other containers
• Feed and unload processing machines
• Check products and packaging for basic quality defects
• Assist process control and machine operators in performing their duties
• Clean machines and immediate work areas


-Education: No formal education is required.
-Experience is an asset. On-the-job training will be provided.
-Fork lift experience loading and unloading flat decks and vans is an asset.

-Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Repetitive tasks, Manual dexterity, Standing for extended periods, Work under pressure, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Physically demanding, Fast-paced environment, Attention to detail, Handling heavy loads, Tight deadlines, Combination of standing and walking.
-Personal Suitability: Team player, Effective interpersonal skills, Client focus, Judgement, Organized, Excellent oral communication, Initiative, Accurate, Flexibility, Reliability.
-Work Site Environment: Odours, Hot, Cold/refrigerated, Wet/damp
*Frequent exposure to factors such as temperature variations or extremes, fumes, moving machinery, humidity, and materials that cause periods of extreme discomforts and/or moderate risk of accident or illness.
-Weight Handling: Up to 23kg (100 lbs.)
-Language: English is required.

Salary: $17.62 hourly, 40 Hours per week

In addition to the above rate, each full-time employee shall receive an off-shift premium of seventy cents ($0.70) per hour for all hours worked on shifts commencing between 2:00 pm and 10:00 pm and one dollar ($1.00) per hour for all hours worked on shifts that commence at or after 10:00 pm and prior to 4:00 am the following morning.

Benefits: After they have passed the eligibility period, they will be provided with the following benefits: Disability, Extended Medical and Dental insurance, Group insurance, life insurance, pension plan, and vision care benefits are provided. Additionally, candidates will receive the following if they achieve the certificates below:
First Aid – Level 1 = $0.40 per hour premium over rate
First Aid – Level 2 = $0.50 per hour premium over rate
First Aid – Level 3 = $0.75 per hour premium over rate

Important Information: Regular work schedule consists of 4 weekdays. The workday will include 10-hour shifts that start between 6:00 am or 8:30 am, and end from 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm.

Apply by e-mail to: tammy@prairiepride.ca
Cc: colonialfarmsltd@canadaemail.ca

Apply by mail: PO Box 9, Armstrong, BC, V0E 1B0

** Please apply with the subject: Job Application – Poultry Packager**

Salary: $17.62 hourly


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