Job Summary

A Poultry farm requires a farm supervisor between the ages of 35 to 45 years to manage a farm.

  • Minimum Qualification: HND
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

A Poultry Farm requires a farm supervisor Responsible for:

  • Ensuring the general cleanliness of the farm including the coops and environment
  • Set up weekly scheduled tasks aside routing tasks such as feeding and egg collection etc
  • Sending daily records of: feed intake, mortality, administration of medications, vaccinations, weight, and any other information necessary for the operational efficiency of the farm
  • Monitor health conditions of the birds and seek veterinary advice when necessary.
  • Will be responsible for employing, supervising and training of farm hands to ensure work is done professionally and efficiently
  • Daily checks of the birds, monitor their conditions and vet consultations when necessary
  • Identify ways to improve efficiency in the job performance of all Production personnel by keeping their productivity at the highest possible level
  • To act in a managerial capacity to oversee the smooth running of operations
  • Liaise with administrator and daily supply of eggs to customers
  • Ensure workers get the best of working conditions
  • Monitor and check ongoing work on the farm and report progress accordingly.
  • Ensure biosecurity is NEVER compromised for any reason.
  • Walk through the coops at the least convenience to check on the general health conditions of the birds and to ensure that cage conditions temperature and ventilation are being maintained
  • Ensure that manure is scrapped everyday and taken out of the farm.
  • Adopt appropriate integrated biosecurity and disease control measures to minimize the incidence of mortality is virtually zero.
  • Ensure that sick birds are promptly removed and placed in quarantine and are given the proper medication and treatment to nurse them back to health.
  • Prepare vaccination schedules and implement the schedule for the birds
  • Ensuring livestock have ready access to f water; has appropriate environment; free from pain, injury, diseases; provided with proper facilities; also a diet to maintain full health.
  • Ensure all visitors and workers are prohibited from bringing friends or family close to birds and the coops
  • Ensure all visitors are required to use the footbath and wear appropriate uniforms before making contacts whatsoever with animals or enter the coop where authorization is given.
  • Ensure all employees at all times wear appropriate uniforms and footwear before entering the coops. Anytime an employee goes out to run errands, the employee must thoroughly disinfect him/herself and change street clothes to farm uniforms before entering coops.
  • A breach of common sense which leads any misfunction will not be tolerated.

 

Required Skills and Expectations:

  • Will be required to live on the farm with 14-21 days leave annually. Leave will be taken all at time.
  • Farm is located at Kasoa.
  • A minimum of a polytechnic HND, Degree, Masters in any discipline.
  • Knowledge and Experience with running/managing a medium to large scale poultry farm is a great advantage.
  • Proficiency in the administration of medications for poultry.
  • Experience in the Vaccination of birds.
  • Proficient in the use of communication applications, such as Excel,WhatsApp.
  • Ability to take a strictly business view of the operation of the farm.
  • Self-motivated and ability to work individually and supervise others.
  • Must be a good record keeper.
  • Ability to speak and write good English.



Salary: Minimum Gh 2,000 monthly.


Admin Office Location: Adabraka, Accra


Interested persons should call 0302935603.

Applicants should also send CV's to UNIFIEDSOLUTIONSGH@GMAIL.COM

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