Poultry Services - Leading Hand
Based just outside of Toowoomba, our client is a well-respected egg producer and has been at the forefront of their industry, for many years. A vacancy within the department requires them to fill the position of leading hand in their Poultry Services division. Reporting to the Poultry Services Manager, you will lead a small team to ensure that set tasks are achieved, whilst at all times ensuring strict adherence to animal welfare standards. In addition to supervisory duties, you will be working “hands on” to complete tasks such as:
- Moving birds to different sheds as per rearing requirements;
- Overseeing and completing vaccinations;
- Cleaning and maintenance of bird sheds as well as equipment; and
- Completing reports and documentation as required.
Previous experience within the poultry industry will be looked on favourably, however our client is primarily looking for individuals that display exceptional supervisory skills. In addition, some level of mechanical aptitude and demonstrated computer literacy will also be required. You will be overseeing a crew of diverse individuals and as such, strong communication and motivational skills will also be essential.
If successful, you will be rewarded with above award wages and opportunities for overtime. This is coupled with the fact that your role will be secure within a growing company and industry, with further career advancement opportunities available in the future. This position presents an excellent opportunity to get a start in the agricultural industry, which is certainly this region’s best performing sector. Adherence to the company's strict Drug and Alcohol and Bio-security requirements (including not keeping live birds or pigs) is compulsory. You must also be willing to submit to all pre-employment testing requirements as applicable.
To apply, please click "Apply". For all enquiries please contact Jamie Smith or Declan Ryan on 07 4659 7400 quoting reference number 2592639.