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Poultry Farm Labourer

Date Posted: 08:12:40 2021-07-12
Location: Zurich, Ontario, Canada
Contact Person: McKinley Hatchery
Company/Business Name: McKinley Hatchery St. Marys Ltd.
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Company: McKinley Hatchery St. Marys Ltd. o/a McKinley Hatchery
Business Information: We are in the hatching and selling leghorn day-old chicks business
Business Address: 772 Queen Street E St. Marys, ON, N4X 1C2
Work Location: 74139 Goshen Line, Zurich, ON N0M 2T0
Type of Employment: Full time - Permanent
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:
Monitoring animal health
Feed and tend chicks
Clean, sanitize and disinfect barns, equipment and machinery
Detect disease and health problems in poultry
Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
Write daily basic progress reports on: the cleaning schedule, bio security protocols, visitors logbook, manure belts
Set and monitor water lines, airflow and temperature in barns, and chicken coops
Pack eggs on carts and pallets
Keep records of daily production
Dispose of all egg mass to composter daily
Walk floor barns looking for dead birds, floor eggs, nests, pads etc.
Follow all implemented biosecurity and animal welfare practices and procedures

Requirements:
- Education: Not required
- Experience: Experience is an asset. Training will be provided.
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Standing for extended periods
Personal Suitability: Organized, Flexibility, Judgement
Weight Handling: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Work site environment: Must be able to work inside the bird barns. Hot, odours and handling of manure.

Salary: $16.00 Hourly, 48.00 Hours per week.

Benefits: Transportation to and from work location is provided; Extended medical insurance (prescription drugs, paramedical services); Accommodation available at a discounted rate; Transportation costs covered if worker needs relocation.

Important Information: 6-day work rotation. Position requires extended work hours and flexibility in scheduling. Weekends and holidays may be required.
Rotation 1: Wednesday to Monday. From 8:00am to 4:00pm
Rotation 2: Thursday to Tuesday. From 8:00am to 4:00pm
Start times may vary due to time change and when the birds are laying eggs. When the time change comes into play, employees would work from 7:00am to 3:00pm
Work location information: Remote location
Work site environment: Noisy, Dusty, Odours, Hot

Apply by e-mail to: stmarysagriculture@gmail.com
Apply by fax to: 519-284-4391
Apply by mail to: P.O. Box 1900, St. Marys, ON, N4X 1C2

Salary: $16.00 Hourly, 48.00 Hours per week.

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