Meat Bird Service Person in Clinton, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 6/10/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Purpose

Monitors the management, health status, performance, feed and flock records to aid in producing quality products.


  • Maintains a positive company/grower relationship to motivate the grower to attain maximum results.
  • Assumes responsibility for the health and performance of contract turkeys
  • Records daily and weekly mortalities
  • Records and verifies feed deliveries to contract facilities
  • Instruct contract growers on best management practices
  • Implements sanitation and disease prevention programs
  • Performs routine necropsy on mortalities to monitor disease status of flock.
  • Prescribes medication in appropriate dosage
  • Inspects contract facilities to ensure their compliance with contractual agreement.
  • Transports turkeys to Diagnostic Laboratory for disease monitoring and testing
  • Completes and checks final flock file which includes feed conversion rates and medication cost.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations. 
  • Ability to prepare reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public. 
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. 
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four year accredited college or university with an emphasis of studies in Animal or Poultry Science; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements

  • Physical Demands
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds. 
    • Load and unload pickup with farm supplies and climb ladders. 
    • Must be able change into and out of coveralls and boots. 
  • Work Environment
    • Outdoors hot/cold extremes. 
    • Indoors poultry houses with dust, odors, feathers. 

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