Company Details

Colonial Farms Ltd


Company: Colonial Farms Ltd

Business information: We are dedicated to the production of poultry products for the market (wholesale)

Business address: 3830 Okanagan Street, Armstrong, BC, V0E 1B0

Work Location: Same as above

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible


Job Description:

Transport raw materials, finished products and packaging materials
Remove filled containers from conveyors
Manually pack poultry into bags and boxes or other containers
Feed and unload processing machines
Check products and packaging for basic quality defects
Assist process control and machine operators in performing their duties
Clean machines and immediate work areas

-Education: No formal education is required.

-Experience is an asset. On-the-job training will be provided.

-Fork lift experience loading and unloading flat decks and vans is an asset.


-Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Repetitive tasks, Manual dexterity, Standing for extended periods, Work under pressure, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Physically demanding, Fast-paced environment, Attention to detail, Handling heavy loads, Tight deadlines, Combination of standing and walking.

-Personal Suitability: Team player, Effective interpersonal skills, Client focus, Judgement, Organized, Excellent oral communication, Initiative, Accurate, Flexibility, Reliability.

-Work Site Environment: Odours, Hot, Cold/refrigerated, Wet/damp

*Frequent exposure to factors such as temperature variations or extremes, fumes, moving machinery, humidity, and materials that cause periods of extreme discomforts and/or moderate risk of accident or illness.

-Weight Handling: Up to 23kg (100 lbs.)

-Language: English is required.


Salary: Start rate: $17.97 OR $21.42 hourly (depending on the side of the facility the workers work their shift on a specific day/week), 40 Hours per week


In addition to the above rate, each full-time employee shall receive an off-shift premium of seventy cents ($0.70) per hour for all hours worked on shifts commencing between 2:00 pm and 10:00 pm and one dollar ($1.00) per hour for all hours worked on shifts that commence at or after 10:00 pm and prior to 4:00 am the following morning.


Benefits: After they have passed the eligibility period, they will be provided with the following benefits: Disability, Extended Medical and Dental insurance, Group insurance, life insurance, pension plan, and vision care benefits are provided. Additionally, candidates will receive the following if they achieve the certificates below:

First Aid – Level 1 = $0.40 per hour premium over rate

First Aid – Level 2 = $0.50 per hour premium over rate

First Aid – Level 3 = $0.75 per hour premium over rate


Important Information: Regular work schedule consists of 4 weekdays. The workday will include 10-hour shifts that start between 6:00 am or 8:30 am, and end from 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm.


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About Colonial Farms Ltd

We are dedicated to the production of poultry products for the market (wholesale)