Careers

We are always looking for reliable and motivated people. If you have an interest in contributing to a quality product and have a strong work ethic – apply below and tell us which position is a good fit for you.


Perks:

  • Full-time and part-time hours
  • Flexible shifts
  • Competitive wages and opportunities for advancement
If you:
  • Are dedicated to food safety and safe work
  • Enjoy doing physical work, as part of a team
  • Are reliable and motivated
  • Demonstrate strong work ethic and commitment to quality work
We want to hear from you!

Positions:

Production Worker

Production Worker – Participate in BC’s food production industry.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Cutting/trimming, tying, packing and labelling chicken products with a high degree of attention to quality control;
  • Transferring product between lines and around the plant;
  • Feeding and unloading poultry processing machines and lines;
  • Preparing, lining, sorting and moving boxes;
  • Cleaning work areas and equipment;
  • Supporting the production team as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in food processing would be an asset however no specific skills are required and training will be provided.
  • Must be prepared to do physical work in a refrigerated environment, doing repetitive tasks.
Hatchery Workers

Hatchery Workers – This position is responsible for egg handling, hatch preparation and support, and general clean up.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Help with egg delivery – sorting and placement
  • Transferring eggs from incubators to hatchers
  • Transfer chicks to barns
  • Assisting with hatches – separating chicks from their eggs and culling chicks
  • General cleaning and set up of equipment
  • Cleaning and disinfecting equipment and trays, to Farmcrest high quality standards

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be comfortable working with live animals with attention to animal welfare.
  • Must be capable of physical work (lifting, bending, twisting) and able to tolerate a dusty and humid farm environment.
Drivers

Drivers

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Class 1 or Class 5 with air endorsement.
  • Driving routes across Canada, within British Columbia, as well as part-time local routes transporting live birds.

Qualifications:

  • Winter Driving Experience will be an asset
  • Please specify your interest in driving locally or longer haul in the comment section [below].
Chicken Catchers

Chicken Catchers

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • This position involves manually and mechanically catching and loading birds into crates for transport to the plant.

Qualifications:

  • Strong work ethic and attention to Animal Welfare practices.
  • Must be capable of physical work in varying farm environments.
  • Shift typically starts at dusk.
  • Class 1 Drivers License will be an asset.
Shipper/Order Builder

Shipper/Order Builder – Shippers/order builders ensure that customer orders are accurately picked, safely packaged and loaded on trucks for delivery.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Builds orders from three different product lines (Organic, Non-GMO, Conventional)
  • Registers customer orders and collaborates with administration office to queue invoicing
  • Supports inventory management

Qualifications:

  • Requires strong communication, organization and attention to detail.
  • Must be capable of physical work (bending, lifting and twisting up to 25 kg), in a refrigerated environment.
  • Previous packaging/shipping experience or similar experience requiring accuracy and organization is required.
  • Forklift operation will be an asset.
  • *Afternoon shifts
General Farm Labourer

General Farm Labourer

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Support crop planting and production
  • Feed, water and monitor birds
  • Clean and prepare barns
  • Repair and maintain farm buildings and equipment
  • Operate tractors and other farm machinery

Qualifications:

  • Must have strong work ethic and an interest in physical work.
  • Previous animal husbandry and experience operating farm equipment is preferred.
Cleaning and Sanitation

Cleaning and Sanitation – Sanitation crews are responsible for the specialized cleaning and sanitation of work areas, tools and equipment in the production plant.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Clean plant and equipment ensuring that food production sanitation requirements are consistently met

Qualifications:

  • Must have demonstrated attention to detail, an interest in cleanliness and an understanding of food safe sanitation.
  • Experience cleaning/sanitizing with pressure washers will be an asset. Training will be provided.
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