Poultry Worker Duties
This is routine manual work in specialized farming activities on
a poultry farm.
Work involves performing a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled
poultry related tasks in accordance with specific instructions
or a well established routine. Specialized tasks are also
performed in connection with the caring for poultry. Work is
subject to general supervision through inspections and review of
results of work.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Feeds, waters, and otherwise cares for poultry; cleans poultry
houses, pens, feeders, water receptacles, boiler rooms, and
Keeps and checks records on mortality of poultry, feeding of
poultry, and other information on poultry;prepares poultry for
operations or inoculations; sterilizes hatchery equipment.
Repairs and paints sheds, barns, and fences; loads and unloads
Collects and washes eggs, candles, and stores eggs in coolers.
Maintains proper lighting and heating for poultry pens and
incubators; puts shavings in hens nests.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Completion of the eight school grade; and varied experience in
poultry farm work; or any equivalent combination of training and
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Some knowledge of practical farm operations.
Some knowledge of the feedings and care of poultry.
Some knowledge of the kinds and uses of poultry raising supplies
Ability to operate basic farm tools and equipment such as
trucks, tractors, and mowers.
Ability to make simple mechanical and carpentry repairs to farm
equipment and buildings.
Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written