Poultry Packager (Poultry Line Worker)

Armstrong, British Columbia, Canada

1 acre or less


  • Opportunity available:
  • On-farm employment
  • Available facilities and equipment:
  • Other
  • Preferred arrangement model:
  • Purchase of land
  • Available acreage:
  • 1 acre or less
  • Soil type on farm:
  • Unknown
  • Current farming practices:
  • Other_P
  • Current land use:
  • Other use
  • Preferred farming experience for farmer:
  • No preference
  • Desired farming practices by a new farmer:
  • Other_R
  • Agricultural products I am interested being cultivated on my property:
  • No preference
  • Years experience of new farmer:
  • No preference

Farm description

We are dedicated to the production of poultry products for the market (wholesale)

Farm opportunity

Company: Colonial Farms Business information: We are dedicated to the production of poultry products for the market (wholesale) Business address: 3830 Okanagan Street, Armstrong, BC, V0E 1B0 Work Location: Same as above Type of Employment: Full time - Permanent Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible Job Description: • Transport raw materials, finished products and packaging materials • Remove filled containers from conveyors • Manually pack poultry into bags and boxes or other containers • Feed and unload processing machines • Check products and packaging for basic quality defects • Assist process control and machine operators in performing their duties • Clean machines and immediate work areas Requirements: -Education: No formal education is required. -Experience is an asset. On-the-job training will be provided. -Fork lift experience loading and unloading flat decks and vans is an asset. -Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Repetitive tasks, Manual dexterity, Standing for extended periods, Work under pressure, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Physically demanding, Fast-paced environment, Attention to detail, Handling heavy loads, Tight deadlines, Combination of standing and walking. -Personal Suitability: Team player, Effective interpersonal skills, Client focus, Judgement, Organized, Excellent oral communication, Initiative, Accurate, Flexibility, Reliability. -Work Site Environment: Odours, Hot, Cold/refrigerated, Wet/damp *Frequent exposure to factors such as temperature variations or extremes, fumes, moving machinery, humidity, and materials that cause periods of extreme discomforts and/or moderate risk of accident or illness. -Weight Handling: Up to 23kg (100 lbs.) -Language: English is required. Salary: $17.62 hourly, 40 Hours per week In addition to the above rate, each full-time employee shall receive an off-shift premium of seventy cents ($0.70) per hour for all hours worked on shifts commencing between 2:00 pm and 10:00 pm and one dollar ($1.00) per hour for all hours worked on shifts that commence at or after 10:00 pm and prior to 4:00 am the following morning. Benefits: After they have passed the eligibility period, they will be provided with the following benefits: Disability, Extended Medical and Dental insurance, Group insurance, life insurance, pension plan, and vision care benefits are provided. Additionally, candidates will receive the following if they achieve the certificates below: First Aid – Level 1 = $0.40 per hour premium over rate First Aid – Level 2 = $0.50 per hour premium over rate First Aid – Level 3 = $0.75 per hour premium over rate Important Information: Regular work schedule consists of 4 weekdays. The workday will include 10-hour shifts that start between 6:00 am or 8:30 am, and end from 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm. Apply by e-mail to: tammy@prairiepride.ca Cc: colonialfarmsltd@canadaemail.ca Apply by mail: PO Box 9, Armstrong, BC, V0E 1B0 ** Please apply with the subject: Job Application – Poultry Packager**