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Assistant Farm Manager
Job Opportunity at Joe Jurgielewicz & Son, Ltd

Posted on Jun 28

www.tastyduck.com    610-562-3825

Location: Hegins, PA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4136693

POSITION:          Genetic Farm Assistant Manager

JOB SUMMARY and KEY OBJECTIVES

The main objective for this job is to assist the manager in monitoring and caring for developer birds to help ensure a “clean” environment for the new generation of pedigree offspring.  The individual will assist when required in response to emergencies, disease, daily tasks, vaccination etc. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES and TASKS

- Check the houses, (water, lights, issues with birds … etc)
- Spread Shaving in houses
- Data collection and entry (Microsoft Word and Excel)

- Clean fans (inside and out), run scrapers

- Clean and disinfect house after flocks (pressure washing, scraping, and sweeping etc.)
- Keep entryway to houses clean

- Ensure proper biosecurity measures are being followed
- Grease the motors from scrapes, windows and feed augers
- Vaccination of birds per JJS veterinarian protocol
- Keep everything clean and in order inside and outside of house
- Assisting in weekend house care

- Aid with other projects (ex. pedigree hatches, weighing’s etc.)

- Checking manure tanks and alerting waste management of issues
- Other tasks as requested from supervisor

REQUIRED EDUCATION & PREFERRED QUALIFICATION

  • BS degree in poultry or agriculture field
  • Exposure with managing in poultry environment a plus.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid CPT (Certified Poultry Technician)  License

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to respond to farm emergencies, i.e. sick ducks, feed issues, no electric etc.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

 

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