Chicken catcher

T.K. Palmer & Sons Contracting Inc. based in Kingston, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Chicken catcher who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Part time leading to full time job. The shift timings include Night and Early Morning 00:00 to 12:00.

Employer Name: T.K. Palmer & Sons Contracting Inc.
Position: Chicken catcher
No. of vacancies: 4
Salary: $15.50 hourly for 20 to 45 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Part time leading to full time
Location: Kingston, NS

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English languages.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • The candidate would be responsible for farm animal grooming.
  • The candidate would be in charge of keeping an inventory of the necessary feed ingredients.
  • Knowledge of farming best practices would be an added advantage.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should have good communication skill.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be flexible.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be authentic.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of animal welfare as well as excellent animal-handling abilities.
  • The candidate must have strong analytical skills.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude.
  • The candidate should be hardworking.
  • The candidate should have good decision making and problem solving skills.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.
  • The candidate should have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • The candidate will be required to load, unload, and transfer crates, supplies, farm produce, livestock, and poultry.
  • The candidate should regularly monitor animal health.
  • The candidate will be expected to feed and care for animals.
  • The candidate will be required to regularly set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops.
  • The candidate should be responsible in keeping daily progress reports of the farm.
  • The candidate would be responsible for detecting disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry.
  • The candidate will be required to keep an up-to-date knowledge of pests and diseases.

Area of Work Experience

  • The candidate should be knowledgeable about animals and poultry.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate will be required to work in wet or damp, dusty, hot and cold environments.
  • The candidate will be required to work in an environment with a high concentration of odours.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in an outdoor environment for long hours, including tolerance for pests and thorns.
  • The candidate should be able to work with full concentration even in noisy surroundings.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • The selected candidates would be provided with transportation to and from work by the employer.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in sitting, standing and walking position for long hours.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in walking position for long hours.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.

Work Location Information

  • The candidate will be required to work in various locations.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

jaimie@thepalmergroup.ca

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