Please login/register to apply for this job.
16 May 2022

parmanetJob for Unemployed Assistant Farmer Wanted Urgently

RCL FOODS Careers – Posted by JobSeek24 KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Job Description

Job for Unemployed Assistant Farmer Wanted Urgently

Address/Locations: KwaZulu-Natal

Job Type: Permanent

Employer: RCL FOODS Careers

Title: Assistant Farmer

Deadline: 30 Dec 2022

Salary: Market Related


Short Description     

Our client is looking for a Assistant Farmer working urgently.


  • Assist in the monitoring of the day to day activities at the farm.
  • To act as Farm Manager in the absence of Farm Manager.
  • House Preparation prior to placement in order to create ideal conditions for bird production.
  • Chick Placement – co –ordinate and monitor staff.
  • Post placement of chicks (Brooding conditions)
  • Evaluation of chick quality, recording of vent temperatures, temperature setting.
  • Growing conditions –
  • Daily monitoring of the bird performance which entails feed intake, water recordings, temp and humidity recordings, mortality recordings.
  • Ventilation management –
  • Adjust ventilation static pressure to achieve minimum and maximum bird requirement. An operating MDWT environment.
  • Water Management – Water sampling prior to placement, flushing of the water lines three times in a week, sanitation of house water reticulation, daily water pressure setting and nipple heights.
  • Water management.
  • Feed management – Receiving and Recording of feed deliveries relative to feed programme; daily bin stock counts; management of feed heights; adjustment of feeder levels according to bird’s size; monitoring of feed quality(% of fine feed); sampling of feed when the truck arrives.
  • Outsource activities – Preparation of the house environment prior to depletion.
  • Biosecurity and Farm sanitation –
  • Maintaining an effective biosecurity programme by practicing good hygiene, vaccination and disease prevention. Bird Health –
  • Daily monitoring and activity of birds, and sending of post mortems to the laboratory as per VCD; Record Keeping –
  • Keep the documentation files updated that is KFC, health and safety files; feed recording; house chart records; rodent control, mortality records.
  • Staff management –
  • Keep and update daily registers, MDWT’s, disciplinary records, training records; review meetings.


  • Grade 12 Relevant qualification in Agricultural diploma or degree would be an advantage.
  • Code 10 driver’s license would be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant poultry experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years management experience with IR would be an advantage.
  • Staff Supervisory and leadership experience.
  • Ability to work shift work/ standby/overtime.
  • Willing to live on site.
  • Strong people management skills Attention to detail.
  • Passion for animals.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Willing to work a continuous operation.

Job for Unemployed Assistant Farmer Wanted Urgently

Job for Unemployed Assistant Farmer Wanted Urgently

Job for Unemployed Assistant Farmer Wanted Urgently



115 total views, 1 today

Apply for this Job