Flock Supervisor

Virginia Poultry Growers   Hinton, VA   Full-time     Other
Posted on February 17, 2021

Flock Supervisor

Full-time, Salary-exempt position with some weekends and overtime possible along with on call responsibility. This person is responsible for overseeing the bird management and health on farms, ensuring that the growers are given the information to follow the guidelines and standards set by the Co-op. This position is responsible for implementing health programs developed by the veterinarian including vaccinations or any routine medications, and for making decisions on medicating sick birds with reference to samples collected for the State laboratory and discussion with management. This individual is also required to use communication skills to advise and promote best industry guidelines on farm management, including technical advice on environmental control and other procedures. Other duties are as assigned. A detailed job description is available for review in the HR office.

Qualifications Needed:
*Must be able to work without close supervision
*Candidate must be dependable, and this should be demonstrated by past work history.
*Positive attitude and good communication skills (Oral and Written).
*Display excellent leadership ability.
*Basic Computer skills needed (Microsoft Excel and Outlook)
*Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
*Must have a valid Driver's License and driving record approval from VPGC, LLC Fleet Safety Policy
*Must be able to work a flexible schedule

Education: It is preferred that the candidate have a four-year college degree with a major in Agriculture / Animal Science or equivalent work experience.

VPGC, LLC offers competitive wages and an extensive benefits package.

VPGC, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Females and Minorities are encouraged to apply
VPGC, LLC is a Drug Free Workplace Employer
VPGC, LLC shall ensure that safety, legality and quality are demonstrated to insure product safety.