Chicken Catcher

Contract type: Temporary
Location: Auckland
Specialisation: Manufacturing & Processing
Date: 2020-09-22
Salary: Competitive pay for the job required
Reference: JO-2009-11276-1
Contact name: Carlos Jimenez
Contact email:

Job description

Our client is looking for hands-on chicken catchers for their busy transportation plant based in South Auckland to join ASAP, we are looking for physically fit hard-working staff not scared of a new challenge like no other job on the market.
  • A lot of hours available, if you want to save money this is the job for you
  • Shuttle bus from our client’s parking site to job sites
  • Petrol vouchers for team leaders with their own vehicle & other gift card incentive program

About the role & duties:

This role is like no other job you have done before! If you like working with animals, you are in the right place. This is a physical role that requires catching live animals for transportation (constant lifting and bending for the entire duration of your shift), it is a farm atmosphere which it means is dusty, smelly, and dim to dark lighting.
  • To catch and load live chickens into transport cages
  • Travel to different farms (transportation provided from our client’s main site)
  • Follow strict procedures, covering animal welfare and workplace safety

Shifts & Pay rate
  • Catchers (pay rate $19.50 per hour) + holiday pay
  • Team leaders (pay rate $21 per hour- you must have a vehicle) + holiday pay + petrol voucher
  • We have Sunday to Thursday shift either 12.30 am start or 2.30 am start (graveyard shift), shifts are 8 to 12 hours

Company Culture
  • A highly collaborative team environment
  • A great company culture where you will be recognized for your effort- Gift cards for the employee of the month award
  • Permanent opportunity for the right person with the possibility to upskill yourself as a driver or machine operator

How to apply:
Please apply online with your CV if you are interested or contact Carlos Jimenez at 027 535 3770 for a confidential discussion unfortunately due to border restrictions only NZ based applicants should apply!


Carlos Jimenez
Carlos Jimenez

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