The Role

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



Hatchery Assistants

We're looking for Chicken Hatchery Assistants to join the team in Goulburn!

Goulburn, Australia

Reference: 5897678

Aviagen is the world's leading poultry breeding company. Through a comprehensive global network of distributors, the group currently delivers day old broiler chick and turkey grandparent and parent stock to over 250 poultry producers in over 130 countries worldwide. Aviagen Australia Pty Limited is part of this exciting company.

We're looking for Hatchery Assistants to join the team! The role may involve assisting in receiving and preparing eggs for incubation, incubating eggs, grading, vaccinating, preparing, and shipping day old chicks, cleaning hatcher processing areas and associated duties.

To be successful in this role you must be fit and healthy and be able to work on your feet all day; combined with the ability to meet biosecurity standards such as not having any outside contact with any live birds, chickens or pigs and also following shower in/out procedures to shower in and out at the beginning and end of each shift.

The ideal candidate would be available weekdays and also available to commit to working weekends as required. Work clothes and boots will be supplied and laundered on site.

Skills / experience:

  • Reliable and hard-working attitude.
  • Ability to communicate and work well in a team.
  • Be fit and healthy (be able to work on your feet all day, and pass a medical screening).
  • Meet Biosecurity standards (no contact with live birds, chickens or pigs) + (follow shower in/out procedures).
  • A current car license and own transportation.
  • Be available to work some weekends.

There are many great reasons to join the Aviagen team. Not only are we a successful global company, but we also have a strong commitment to training and the ongoing development of our staff. We offer stable ongoing employment and a chance to progress your career, while growing your skill and wage rate.

Please note all applications will be treated as private and confidential and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Applications Close: 21 Oct 2022