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Farm Hand Gingin

Advertiser: Inghams Enterprises3.2931 out of 53.3 overall rating (232 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
24 Mar 2020
Location
Northam & Wheatbelt
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Farm Labour

Farm Hand Gingin

Ingham’s, Australia’s leading integrated poultry organisation, is looking to employ Farm Hands for their Breeder farms based in Gingin, Perth WA (6503).

Purpose of the role

You can be a part of Nourishing our world! In our farming department you will experience a supportive culture where you are encouraged to grow. Our people are problem-solvers, who appreciate being hands-on and have the highest regard for animal welfare.

Hours of work

Minimum 38 hours per week (Saturdays and Sundays included) as early as 6:30am start time. We are looking for people who are flexible to cover various shifts and weekend work as and when the need arises in order to support the team.

Accountabilities

  • Ensure all livestock is treated humanely, and in compliance with Ingham’s Minimum Standard Procedures
  • Processing and inspecting eggs and chicken safely and systematically, according to quality specification
  • Completing manual handling duties: lifting, pulling, pushing, bending and reaching
  • Being an active, respectful team member that is reliable and honours work commitments
  • Get involved with safety, follow the safety rules, speak up and be mindful of risks
  • Cleaning duties and maintaining a clean work space
  • Storing and maintaining materials, equipment and tools
  • Identifying and escalating Animal Welfare, Food Safety & Quality issues, hazards and risks.

Skills required

  • Capability to perform repetitious tasks efficiently, correctly and systematically in accordance with policies and standards
  • Ability to understand, correctly interpret and follow instructions, procedures and information
  • Proven ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • To be able to successfully communicate written and verbally
  • A record showing work commitment, reliability and motivation
  • Ability to respond calmly and methodically when faced with obstacles
  • Good level of fitness are required as you will manually handle up to 5kg- 15kg

Due to quarantine restrictions, we cannot accept applications from the following:

  • If you regularly come into contact with pigs or birds
  • If have anyone living in the same residence as you, work in other poultry or pig operations

IMPORTANT: All employees handling live birds must have had or be prepared to have a recent flu vaccination, and be able to provide evidence of this, in order to protect the health and safety of our employees from the adverse effects of an outbreak of avian influenza.

Prosper, grow and develop with us!

There’s plenty of opportunities for personal growth and to develop professional skills. As flexible team players, we are constantly adapting to change and innovating to lead positive change in our expanding industry. You'll enjoy a range of other benefits including competitive pay and working in a friendly team.

What to expect during our recruitment process:

Step 1. Video interview:

  • You will receive a separate email invitation with access to the online interview from our partner Sonru
  • Our video interview process should only take you about 15 minutes to complete
  • We know it might seem a little different but don't be nervous. Our key aim is for you to show the hiring manager a little more about yourself and we think video is a great way to do so

Step 2. Application form:

The application can be completed online either on a computer or via a smartphone

Step 3: Interview:

An opportunity for you to see the environment you will be working in and talk with some of our team

Step 4: Background checks:

This includes: references, drug & alcohol testing and a medical examination

Step 5: Offer paperwork:

The offer paperwork can be completed online either on a computer or via a smartphone

Please refer to our Privacy Policy for details regarding the handling and management of your personal information during the recruitment process.

Ingham’s, Australia’s leading integrated poultry organisation, is looking to employ Farm Hands for their Breeder farms based in Gingin, Perth WA (6503).

Purpose of the role

You can be a part of Nourishing our world! In our farming department you will experience a supportive culture where you are encouraged to grow. Our people are problem-solvers, who appreciate being hands-on and have the highest regard for animal welfare.

Hours of work

Minimum 38 hours per week (Saturdays and Sundays included) as early as 6:30am start time. We are looking for people who are flexible to cover various shifts and weekend work as and when the need arises in order to support the team.

Accountabilities

  • Ensure all livestock is treated humanely, and in compliance with Ingham’s Minimum Standard Procedures
  • Processing and inspecting eggs and chicken safely and systematically, according to quality specification
  • Completing manual handling duties: lifting, pulling, pushing, bending and reaching
  • Being an active, respectful team member that is reliable and honours work commitments
  • Get involved with safety, follow the safety rules, speak up and be mindful of risks
  • Cleaning duties and maintaining a clean work space
  • Storing and maintaining materials, equipment and tools
  • Identifying and escalating Animal Welfare, Food Safety & Quality issues, hazards and risks.

Skills required

  • Capability to perform repetitious tasks efficiently, correctly and systematically in accordance with policies and standards
  • Ability to understand, correctly interpret and follow instructions, procedures and information
  • Proven ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • To be able to successfully communicate written and verbally
  • A record showing work commitment, reliability and motivation
  • Ability to respond calmly and methodically when faced with obstacles
  • Good level of fitness are required as you will manually handle up to 5kg- 15kg

Due to quarantine restrictions, we cannot accept applications from the following:

  • If you regularly come into contact with pigs or birds
  • If have anyone living in the same residence as you, work in other poultry or pig operations

IMPORTANT: All employees handling live birds must have had or be prepared to have a recent flu vaccination, and be able to provide evidence of this, in order to protect the health and safety of our employees from the adverse effects of an outbreak of avian influenza.

Prosper, grow and develop with us!

There’s plenty of opportunities for personal growth and to develop professional skills. As flexible team players, we are constantly adapting to change and innovating to lead positive change in our expanding industry. You'll enjoy a range of other benefits including competitive pay and working in a friendly team.

What to expect during our recruitment process:

Step 1. Video interview:

  • You will receive a separate email invitation with access to the online interview from our partner Sonru
  • Our video interview process should only take you about 15 minutes to complete
  • We know it might seem a little different but don't be nervous. Our key aim is for you to show the hiring manager a little more about yourself and we think video is a great way to do so

Step 2. Application form:

The application can be completed online either on a computer or via a smartphone

Step 3: Interview:

An opportunity for you to see the environment you will be working in and talk with some of our team

Step 4: Background checks:

This includes: references, drug & alcohol testing and a medical examination

Step 5: Offer paperwork:

The offer paperwork can be completed online either on a computer or via a smartphone

Please refer to our Privacy Policy for details regarding the handling and management of your personal information during the recruitment process.

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