Poultry House Operator
Roanoke, IL US
Poultry House Operator:
- Title: Poultry House Operator
- Location: Roanoke, IL
- Industry: Pharmaceutical
- Schedule: Friday - Tuesday 6:20am - 2:30pm
- Salary: $17.00 an hour for training and $185.12 daily after training
- Employment Type: Direct Placement
Monitor feed, water, equipment and temperature; keep egg house and equipment clean and sanitary; collect and sanitize eggs.
- Communicate regularly with Farm Management
- Maintain biosecurity and follow biosecurity regulations.
- Keep house and equipment clean and sanitary.
- Collect and sanitize eggs to provide clean SPF eggs for sale.
- Responsible for basic maintenance
- Monitor flock for health issues and report concerns to Farm Management
- Perform blood draws weekly.
- Monitor and maintain feeders, waterers, medicators, house temperatures, bird weights and condition.
- Assist in training new hires.
- Ensure the humane care of the birds during all phases of the life cycle.
- Perform bird sales as requested.
- Perform all other related duties as assigned.
- Employees must not own or have contact with live poultry or other birds of any breed, species or origin while employed in this position.
- Exposure to chemicals, dust and odors o Work with live animals with risk of exposure to allergens and/or zoonotic disease(s).
- House can be warm and humid o Noise level is usually moderate.
- Must regularly move about inside the poultry house.
- The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
- Regularly provides information to and receives information from/through various technologies, media, sources, and contacts. Must be able to accurately exchange accurate information in these situations.
- High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.) preferred but not required.
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.