Farm Associate in Walpole, NH

Hubbard LLC.

FARM ASSOCIATE, WALPOLE, NH
Since 2018 Hubbard is an independent company within the AviagenĀ® Group, a member of the German-based family company Erich Wesjohann Group (EWG). Hubbard is one of the world’s three broiler breeding companies, and offers two product ranges,Conventional and Premium. Present in the United States and internationally, Hubbard has its own subsidiaries (Brazil, Poland), its Head Quarters in France, an international network of distributors and gathers nearly 400 employees around the world.
Job Description:

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

Physical Requirements:

Work with chemicals, such as detergents, disinfectants
Standing for extended periods of time (6 hours)
Grip, grasp or twist using hands and wrists
Lift, carry, push, and/or pull up to 50lbs
Bend and stoop repetitively throughout out shift
Prolonged exposure to dry and dusty environments www.hubbardbreeders.com

Job Qualifications:

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
Basic skills in reading, writing, and arithmetic
Ability to perform work that is repetitive in nature
Grip, grasp or twist using hands and wrists
Working with live animals, and the associated environment
Working in a loud/noisy environment
Working in an environment with substantial dust circulation

Work Environment

Routinely work up to 6 days a week, including weekends and holidays
Routine handling and interacting with live poultry
Ongoing presence of farm related smells or odors
Climate exposure both hot and cold
Working in damp and/or wet environment

SummaryThis role plays a critical part in overall success of the farm operations. The caretaker has primary responsibility for the general care and welfare of the birds within their facilities
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Your details shall be sent to: mcarson@hubbardbreedersusa.com, give us a call at (603) 756-4458, or visit us at www.hubbardbreeders.com
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour
Benefits:

401(k)
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Referral program
Vision insurance

Schedule:

10 hour shift
8 hour shift
Day shift
Holidays
Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

Bonus pay
Signing bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

Walpole, NH: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

For bio-security purposes, do you own chickens or any aviary pets at your current location?

Work Location: In person