The Role

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



Poultry Farm Workers

Goulburn, Australia

Reference: 5391296

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 finds itself seeking applicants for Poultry Farm Worker positions across our Goulburn facilities. The roles would be on a Permanent Part-Time Basis, providing contracted work for a minimum of 20 hours per week; which due to the current business environment will likely provide 38 hours on average (rostered approx 5 days out of 7 Monday to Sunday).

The Poultry Farm Worker role will see you working in a controlled livestock environment to carry out the general duties associated with housing and rearing poultry. Duties such as collecting floor eggs, floor walking, grading, reporting, and sanitation duties are a significant part of these roles.

To be considered for these roles you must possess:

  • Enthusiasm to learn and a positive attitude to be an effective part of the Aviagen team
  • A proven track record of reliability, hard work and willingness to deliver and make a difference for our customers
  • Ability to perform manual handling tasks between 10-20kgs
  • Ability to perform repetitive bending and lifting
  • Own transport and drivers licence

Experience in poultry farming is preferable but not essential as complete on the job training is provided. 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.

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 www.recruitaanz.com 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. Also, this environment requires Respiratory Protective Equipment, which means the mask seal area is to be free of facial hair.

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


Applications Close: 16 May 2021