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Farm Labor in Raeford, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

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Job Description


The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified. They do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.  

Incumbents in this position are expected to perform the essential functions, tasks, duties, responsibilities, and physical requirements of this role with or without reasonable accommodation within the described work environment.  

Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.

 

Position Summary

Working in poultry house environment (outside in Farms with live birds)

In a timely, safe and humane manner, the associate maybe be responsible for ensuring birds are moved within the turkey house

May require to collect eggs from each nest while removing hens from the nests. Eggs will be placed in flats and taken to egg wash room. Will be responsible for the day to day management of the turkey barn.

Essential Duties, Functions and responsibilities:

Help remove hens from nesting boxes while gathering eggs

May maneuver a push cart along breeder house aisles to collect eggs in nesting boxes

Walk through breeder house to collect eggs outside the nesting boxes, and ensure that all birds are moved

Transfer flats of eggs from the barn to the egg wash room and record the number of eggs collected

Assist in washing eggs and maintain sanitary conditions in the egg wash room

Wash and disinfect drinkers daily, and replenish drinkers throughout the day to ensure continuous fresh drinking water for the birds

Maintain breeder house living conditions by monitoring and troubleshooting issues with feed lines, drinkers, fans, barns, appearance, nest doors, etc

Guide movement of birds within the house

Identify and treat any birds with mites

Perform manual tasks in extreme hot and/or cold temperatures

Ability to follow Animal Care Well Being and Bio-Security policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to work up to 6 days a week, including weekends and holidays

Ability to understand oral and written instructions, and perform simple tasks

Ability to perform essential duties in a safe and efficient manner.

Ability to follow Animal Care Well Being and Bio-Security policies and procedures.

Ability to maintain and record egg gathering information.

Ability to gather eggs in a manner that prevents excessive breakage.

Ability to work with chemicals, such as detergents, disinfectants, etc.

Basic skills in reading, writing, and arithmetic.

Ability to perform work that is repetitive in nature.

Physical Requirements :

Stand for long periods of time.

Grip, grasp or twist using hands and wrists

Lift, carry, push, and/or pull up to 50lbs or more.

Bend and/or stoop repetitively throughout out shift.

Working Conditions/Department Description:

Working in a poultry house environment, including working outdoors and in seasonal conditions such as:

Working in very hot temperatures.

Working in very cold temperatures such as snow, sleet, etc.

Working in dry and/or dusty environment.      

Working in damp and/or wet climate.

Working with live animals, and the associated environment, including but not limited to:

Working around farm related smells or foul odors

Working in a loud/noisy environment.

Working in an environment with substantial dust circulation.

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