Homestead Poultry Hand

Homestead Poultry Hand


Job Position: Homestead Poultry Hand

Company: McLean Farms

Expected salary:

Location: Pittsworth, QLD

Homestead Poultry Hand Job Details:


McLean Farms is a diversified family-owned agri-business based in Pittsworth, 30 minutes Southwest of Toowoomba. Specialising in livestock and food production, the business is involved with a broad range of agricultural enterprises such as grain, compost and feed mill operations. We are currently seeking Poultry Hands to join the Homestead team in a full-time capacity.

About the role

This role is responsible for effectively and efficiently assisting in managing the environment to provide optimal conditions for layer hens to achieve maximum production daily while upholding strict animal welfare protocols.

You will be a dynamic self-starter and be passionate about supporting a collaborative working environment, in line with our culture and values.

Daily duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Conducting feed, water and light checks, including general maintenance to equipment where necessary;
  • Conducting environmental checks to ensure birds are comfortable;
  • Conducting inspections on bird welfare, egg systems, and egg belts for ease of flow;
  • General cleaning and servicing of sheds and equipment as required;
  • Other duties as required.

About you:

  • Live locally for call out purposes or prepared to relocate to the area would be highly regarded;
  • Willingness to strictly adhere to the required animal welfare guidelines and regulations;
  • Previous experience in the poultry industry is not essential, but would be highly regarded;
  • Current valid drivers’ licence;
  • Strenuous physical activity may be involved, and therefore a robust physical nature is required to successfully fill this role;
  • Be prepared to work as part of a team, but be able to work autonomously when required;
  • Strong inter-personal skills, able to work co-operatively with internal and external contacts;
  • Willingness to adhere to all health and safety, bio-security and operational requirements;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Must be reliable, punctual and motivated;
  • Good attention to detail;
  • Good organisational and time management skills, with the ability to carry out a range of different tasks.

What McLeans offers:

  • A highly attractive salary package based on skills and experience.
  • Experience in an industry leading business.
  • A supportive, proactive, and growing employer; invested in the long-term growth and professional development of our team.

You may be required to work reasonable overtime to meet operational demands. You must be able to work weekends and public holidays as per a rotating roster.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Australia to apply.

You must not have any birds, pigs or poultry at home, and you must not regularly come into contact with birds, pigs or poultry in order to work at McLean Farms.

Please ensure that you have read the Bio-Security Document on the right-hand side.

To proceed with employment shortlisted candidates will be required to attend a Pre-employment functional assessment and Drug and Alcohol testing.

Mclean Farms conducts random drug and alcohol testing across it’s sites.

How to Apply?

If you believe you’re a great fit for the role of Homestead Poultry Hand Apply Now!

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