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Farmworker (animal Caretaker)

Wayne County Eggs, LLC (WCE#3)

Wolcott, NY

$14.99 per hour


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Job Description

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(Primary) Pullet Rearing - Count baby chicks into cages upon arrival. Split up baby chicks to different tiers within barn. Vaccinate pullets at twelve weeks of age. Load pullets into carts to be transported to laying hen houses at the end of the rearing period. Workers will perform dry and wet cleaning and maintenance duties to prepare laying houses for pullets at the end of the rearing period and to clean empty pullet houses after pullets are moved out. Remove mortality as needed. The dry-cleaning duties include using backpack blowers to blow down henhouses, sweep floors, clean lights and other miscellaneous cleaning and light repair duties. Wet cleaning includes pressure washing and spraying wet disinfectant to thoroughly clean henhouses. This job includes holding a pressure washing nozzle outstretched from your body for a number of hours in a very humid environment. Due to enhanced biosecurity protocol, workers will only be allowed to enter and work in areas approved by their supervisor. Maintenance & Packing Packing/palletizing eggs, loading/unloading trucks, and cleaning packing room. Pick up refuse, clean and perform maintenance and in and around the exterior of the farm. This includes painting and light construction. Driving Workers Drive workers daily to and from the work site. Drive workers weekly to the grocery store and bank. Biosecurity Requirements - Any persons coming on to our farms and into our barns must not own birds, unless they are not located within a commutable distance from any of our farm locations. This is mandated by the following: United Egg Producers Animal Welfare Certification United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Poultry Improvement Program Biosecurity Indemnification Requirement Egglands Best Standard Operating Procedures Biosecurity Standard Food & Drug Administration (FDA) 21 CFR, Parts 16 and 118 Prevention of Salmonella Enteritidis in Shell Eggs Hours are: 7am to 3:00pm (Mon-Saturday), but vary due to weather and pullet schedule. Actual hours worked can vary throughout the season.
Job Classification:
45-2099.00 - Agricultural Workers, All Other

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

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Workers must be physically able to lift up to 75 lbs with assistance. Employer will furnish to workers, without cost, all tools and equipment required to perform duties assigned. Field temperatures range from 10 to 100 degrees (F) with possible wet morning conditions. After hire, employer may conduct random drug testing at employer's expense. Background check required of all applicants after hire at employer expense.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Wayne County Eggs, LLC (WCE#3)
Wolcott, NY 14590
Telephone Number:


6864 Wadsworth Road, Wolcott, NY 14590

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