The Role

See below a description of the vacancy and the responsibilities, along with the skills required for this role.

Hatchery Assistants

Goulburn, Australia

Reference: 5364539

Aviagen is the world's leading poultry breeding company. Aviagen Australia is an important part of this global customer-focused organisation which has been built on generations of knowledge, expertise and passion. Our people are proud to be the best in the business, and we are passionate about delivering a quality product to our customers.

Aviagen Australia at times find ourselves seeking applications for Hatchery Assistant positions at our Goulburn facility which is responsible for hatching GGP and GP lines for our domestic and international customers. The roles would be on a Permanent Part-Time Basis, working for a minimum of 20 hours per week with hours increasing where business demands require.

You will be working with state of the art machinery in the Incubation and Processing of day-old chicks. The role is largely variable in assisting receiving and preparing eggs for incubation; incubating eggs, grading, preparing and shipping of day-old chicks with sanitization duties in the hatchery whilst meeting all quality, safety, welfare and biosecurity standards

To be considered for these roles you must possess:

  • Enthusiasm to learn and a positive attitude to be an effective part of the Aviagen Australia team
  • A proven track record of reliability, hard work and willingness to deliver and make a difference for our customers
  • A willingness to learn and enthusiasm to grow and develop with the company
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks
  • Own transport and drivers licence

Experience in the poultry industry is preferable but not essential as complete on the job training is provided over a six month period. Importantly we are seeking the right candidates that align with our Values which include team orientated, continuous improvement together with care and respect for employees and our poultry. We are Aviagen Proud.

The poultry breeding industry has very strict bio-security and animal welfare standards as such applicants must satisfy our Biosecurity requirements including having no contact with other chickens, pet birds, pigs, or intensive livestock operations.

For the opportunity to join a successful and proud company, please go to where you can complete an online expression of interest form and attach a detailed cover letter and CV.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, which includes a drug and alcohol test.

Although Aviagen appreciates the time and effort of employment agencies; given our bio-security declaration all candidates must personally lodge their application.