Alison - Human Resources Pepe's Ducks
Pepe’s Ducks Farm Hand
For over 40 years, Pepe’s Ducks has grown from a cottage industry in Eastern Creek, NSW, to Australia’s leading Duck producer. Pepe’s Ducks prides itself on operating on strong company values, where its people are the heart of the business. This dedication and love of the job ensures that every duck to leave Pepe’s is of the highest quality and standards.
About the role
An excellent career opportunity exists within our breeder farm in Glossodia, NSW to be part of the general maintenance of the farm and welfare of our ducks. We are a small and friendly team looking for a reliable person who enjoys working outdoors and has experience working on farms to take on this role as Farm Hand. A love of working with animals is a must. We are willing to train the right candidate.
This is a full-time position and you will be required to be available to work weekends when needed. Our Glossodia farm is a small team, so it is very important you are always punctual and have good attendance.
Roster: 7 day rotating roster. Penalty rates paid for Sundays.
Reporting to the Farm Manager, your daily duties will include
Cleaning sheds and site
Driving a tractor – Normal Drivers licence required
Ensure birds welfare is maintained
Ensure the hygiene procedures are being maintained as per training and compliance
Participate and follow rules and procedures Pepe’s Ducks WHS safety system.
The successful applicant will:
Have an ability to work in a hot and dusty environment
Confidently work alone and in team and can follow instructions
Have good attention to detail and be proactive
Has Husbandry skills (we are willing to train the right applicant) and comfortable working with birds. Physically fit and energetic
Benefits of Working for Pepe’s Ducks
Being part of the Pepe’s Ducks team means you are part of a family owned business. We ensure all our people are full trained, have access to career development and great support. All our people enjoy great discounts off all our well-known Pepe’s Ducks products.
Our recruitment process:
Please note we do not take on any holiday working visas.
Due to our strict Bio-Security requirements, you must not have any birds or pigs of any type at your place of residence.
We appreciate all applications, however due to the high amount we receive, we can only get back to those who are short listed.
The successful person will have employment reference checks undertaken and pass our pre-employment medical test which includes a drug and alcohol test.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $40,000.00 – $45,000.00 per year