Job Details

Poultry Processor - Sassafras TAS

Job Type: Casual
Location: Devonport TAS
Salary: $30.86 per hour
Start Date: Sep 2024

The Benefits

  • Start: Sep 2024
  • $30.86 per hour
  • Duration: 9 Months
  • 20 mins away to Devonport TAS
  • Variety of interesting roles

Job Description

Our client is an industry leading Poultry processing facility with sophisticated poultry operations located in Sassafras TAS. They are currently looking to 7 Poultry Processor to join their facility, Starting the job on or around 15th September 2024

You are required to work in poultry facility environment where the smell of livestock is present. Not afraid of getting your hands dirty, you will be comfortable catching live and deceased birds; all animals must be handled gently and compassionately. You will be a team player who is physically fit and more than able to handle heavy lifting.

You will be paid under Poultry Processing Award - Level 1, an above hourly rate of $30.86 per hour, with a minimum of 30 hours of work, per week. This will be aligned with the Fair Work Commission's annual reviews, including any increases to the National Minimum Wage and minimum award rates of pay. You will be offered a seasonal contract with up to 9 months of work and potential to upskill.

Key duties include:

  • Rehanging birds
  • Catching Birds at night shift
  • Manual Evisceration and/or checking on automated evisceration
  • Grading
  • Packing whole birds or portions into packaging such as bags, bulk bags or tray packs
  • Creating value added products
  • Manual handling of product
  • Limited paperwork
  • Ensure that the work performed meets quality standards
  • Encourage positive actions and behaviour within your department
  • Meet benchmarks for tasks undertaken.
  • Contribute to a solution focussed, positive culture within your department
  • Ensure you are complying with company standard operating procedures, policies and induction information.
  • Participate in the investigation of incidents occurring in your department where required

Characteristics and Aptitudes:

To be considered for the roles, it's important you are committed to maintaining animal welfare standards and meet the following criteria:

  • Comfortable working in a poultry facility environment
  • Good communication skills and able to follow instructions
  • No asthma or dust allergies
  • Live locally or be happy stay in Tasmania
  • Physically fit and comfortable in carrying out Labour intensive duties
  • Comfortable working in direct contact with poultry in a smelly environment
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Heath and Safety.
  • Able to follow directions and work unsupervised whilst showing high levels of initiative
  • A team player and happy working with a multicultural team

Choose Agri Labour Australia

Agri Labour Australia is an award-winning Australian company with clients in every State and Territory. Proudly representing major agribusiness, large primary producers, rural operators and local farmers - we are more than a recruitment agency. Founded on our firsthand knowledge of the land and dedicated to the ongoing success of our client's businesses and our candidate's careers, you can rely on us for expertise, advice and support.

If you believe you're a great fit for the role, click 'Apply Now'.

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