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Poultry Farm Labourers (for a Turkey Breeder farm)

Job Information
Author hybridturkeys
Date April 10, 2020
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Hendrix Genetics Ltd. o/a Hybrid Turkeys
Salary $16.16 - Per Hour
Location Alps Road, Ayr, ON
Category Farming (full-time and seasonal)
Contact Information
recruit.ontario@hendrix-genetics.com

Company:  Hendrix Genetics Ltd. o/a Hybrid Turkeys

Business Information: Hybrid Turkeys is a leading primary breeder and distributor of turkey genetics. We supply high quality, high health parent stock and commercial stock products to customers around the world.

Business Address: 650 Riverbend Drive, Kitchener, ON N2K 3S2

Work Location:

MAIN

2823 West Alps Road, Ayr ON, N0B 1E0

OTHER

866966 Township Road 10, Bright, ON N0J 1B0

6101 R.R#2 4th Line, Ariss ON N0B 1B0

5963 4th Line East, Ariss, ON N0B 1B0

6214 6th Line East RR#2, Ariss, ON N0B 2V0

4084 Bridge Street, New Hamburg, ON N3A 2W2

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

  • Feed and tend turkeys. Automated feed and water, ensuring there are no feed spills/overflows of water
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment. Minimal operation of machinery but trained personnel could operate ATV, golf cart, turkey loader from time to time
  • Cleaning, sanitation and disinfection of barns, equipment and machinery
  • Detect disease and health problems in poultry. Perform basic health monitoring of flock’s health and well-being.
  • Write daily basic progress reports. Record egg and bird numbers
  • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns and turkeys coops
  • Collection, sanitization and grading of turkey hatching eggs
  • Catch and remove turkeys out of the predetermined assigned barns
  • Load turkeys in the transport trucks when required
  • Follow all implemented biosecurity and animal welfare practices and procedures designed to reduce and minimize health risks to the turkey flocks and to ensure their well-being

Requirements:

– Education: Not required

– Experience: Experience is an asset. On-the-job training will be provided.

– Must be able to complete heavy lifting as required.

– Must be able to work within a very dirty and very dusty environment while inside the bird barns.

-Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Large workload, Repetitive tasks, physically demanding, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Bending, crouching and kneeling, Standing for extended periods of time, handling heavy loads

-Personal suitability: team player, organized

-Work site environment: noisy, outdoors, dusty, odours.

– Weight Handling: Up to 23kg (50 lbs.)

Salary: $16.16 hourly, 42.5 to 60 hours per week

Benefits: Health insurance for the 90 day waiting period for OHIP, company uniform and footwear costs, extra pay for loading out birds, transportation, staff accommodation provided at a discounted rate

Important Information: Position requires extended work hours and flexibility in scheduling

Shifts: 5.30am to 2.30pm, 6am to 3pm, 7am to 4pm, 7.30am to 4.30pm, 8am to 5pm. Weekend work will be required when needed. When the employee works a weekend, they get the days off during the week.

Apply by e-mail to: recruit.ontario@hendrix-genetics.com / hendrixgenetics@canadaemail.ca

Apply by fax to: 519-578-1870

Apply by mail to: 650 Riverbend Drive, Kitchener, ON N2K 3S2

 

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