Location: Catskills (Columbia County)
Term: Full-time, Year round
Deadline to Apply: 06/01/2021
Avian Vaccine Services
You need confidence that your source will deliver products that are produced under rigid biosecurity and quality control to ensure the best results for your target virus. Our SPF technology provides vaccine manufacturers and researchers the comfort of knowing that the raw materials used in their manufacturing process are free of extraneous agents. As the world’s first commercial supplier, Charles River has established flock handling and egg production procedures that set the global industry standard. You can depend on our avian laboratory expertise to continue to develop product lines that offer the highest quality SPF poultry products
We are seeking a Farm Technician to support our site located in Catskill, NY. The Farm Technician will assist where needed in the areas of brooding, house management, egg processing, packing and crew. some of the responsibilities of a Farm Technician are as follows:
The following are the responsibilities for the Farm Technichan role in Cateskill, NY:
•Assist in a number of different areas on the farms: poultry houses (brooding and production), egg processing, packing, house recycles.
•Operate sanitizing machine, sort, inspect, load, candle, and grade eggs.
•Following biosecurity standards, re-inspect and pack eggs according to packing standard operating procedures (SOPs) and/or special customer instruction.
•Maintain bird weights and condition; gather eggs.
•Monitor food, water and temperature levels.
•Participate in hatching, blood tests, bird sales, debeaking, dubbing.
•Accurately complete required recordkeeping documents/forms.
•Perform general housekeeping duties and basic maintenance of equipment.
•Adhere to biosecurity procedures in the performance of all duties.
•Perform all other related duties as assigned.
The following are minimum requirements for the Farm Technician position:
• High school diploma or GED.
• At least 1 year experience working on farms; or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience.
• Valid Driver's License
• Demonstrated accuracy in record keeping;