Free Range Rearing Leading Farm Hand/2IC

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We are currently looking for a motivated and enthusiastic, forward thinking individual to join a Rearing team located at Gidginbung NSW. Suitable candidates should be looking for long term employment with aspirations to make this a career choice. Training will be provided to the suitably matched candidate. Previous industry experience is beneficial; however, good communication and work ethics are essential for this role. This person will be required to provide support to the site manager, to maintain efficient site operation, best practice hen welfare and quality.

The position duties include;


  • All aspects of poultry husbandry and hen welfare


  • Basic maintenance and repairs to poultry housing and equipment,


  • General farm duties including welfare-based tasks,


  • On call/after hours in the absence of managers on farm.


  • Office work relating to record keeping, stock control, data entry and reporting


  • Must be available to work weekends and public holidays as required


  • Working reasonable overtime in line with animal welfare requirements and deadlines

    Essential Criteria:


  • Excellent time management skills.


  • Strong computer, literacy and numeracy skills.


  • Able to work unsupervised, as well as part of a team.


  • Hands on leader and mentoring skills.


  • Progressive team building and personnel management skills.


  • Be physically fit and capable of performing manual labour tasks.


  • Strong work ethic and reliability.


  • Own transport and current drivers licence.


  • Mechanical or maintenance minded

    Non Essential Criteria:


  • First Aid Certificate/CPR


  • Poultry Industry experience

    As part of the recruitment process the successful applicant will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical which includes drug and alcohol testing.

    For quarantine purposes all applicants must provide proof that they have no pig or poultry related animals kept at their place of residence and is a condition of ongoing employment.

    Remuneration Details:

    Rate/Salary will be negotiated with successful candidate

    40hrs/week plus reasonable overtime.

    Paid weekly.

    Applications Close: 5pm Friday 31st May 2019

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Date Posted
16 Jun 2019
14 Sep 2019
Location
All Australia
Category
Manufacturing, Production & Operations
Occupation
Farmer

Skills
TIME MANAGEMENT
MANAGEMENT
FIRST AID CERTIFICATE
CPR
TESTING
DATA ENTRY
MENTORING
PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
Pig
RECRUITMENT
STOCK CONTROL
TEAM BUILDING
Perks
Training

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