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Part Time Hatchery Driver

Position Summary

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Hatchery Driver is responsible for loading and delivering chicks from the hatchery to the broiler facilities as well as occasionally loading and transporting eggs from the breeder facilities to the hatchery.

Essential Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

1.  Drives truck to pickup chicks in a safe and economical manner assuring that the chicks are handled in a manner to chilling or overheating.

2. Drives truck to pickup eggs in a safe and economical manner assuring that the eggs are handled in a manner to reduce breakage.3. 

3.  Loads and unloads trucks according to division guidelines as well as supervise the placing of chicks in the barn.

4.  Groups chicks by breed, breeder flocks and breeder flock age so that best possible uniformity results.

5.  Conducts pre-trip/post-trip inspection in accordance with division guidelines and D.O.T. requirements.

6.  Maintain accurate chick delivery records to ensure quality standards are met.

7.  Does other related hatchery work as assigned.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

* Working knowledge of driving and traffic rules.

* Working skill to drive a truck safely and with a conscious effort to transport fragile loads.

* Ability to lift egg cases weighing up to 60 pounds

* Class A license required

* Good driving record

Position Summary

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Hatchery Driver is responsible for loading and delivering chicks from the hatchery to the broiler facilities as well as occasionally loading and transporting eggs from the breeder facilities to the hatchery.