Recruitment News

Farm Assistant – broiler chicken – FULL TIME.

Aug 25, 2020

We are looking to employ a part time farm assistant based on three of our farms. These are located within 5 miles of each other at Sheldon, Dunkeswell and Kentisbeare.

Weekend work on a rota basis is required and you must have a full driving licence to travel between farms if required. Previous experience of broiler production desirable but NOT essential.

The successful candidate will assist in the day to day management of the farm, Whilst working along side the Farm Manager, key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring excellent welfare of livestock.
  • Maintaining safe working practices.
  • Assisting with weekly weighing.
  • Assisting with organisation and overseeing contract catchers and cleaners.
  • Assisting with set up and chick fills on all company farms as and when time allows.
  • Assisting with feed management/ordering.
  • Holiday cover with assistance for Farm Manager and other team members.
  • General maintenance.
  • Motivation, enthusiasm and commitment to success along with good communication skills.
  • Planning and organisational skills.
  • Computer, numeracy and literacy skills and the ability to carry out manual skills.

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