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MEATPACKING ASSISTANT

Assist with harvesting live poultry, fine butchery, and meat packing at our shop in Oak Grove, VA.

LOCATION

Oak Grove, VA

EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Part-time

Seasonal (Apr - Nov)

What You’ll Do

  • Mondays: You'll be on the processing line in one of several positions: loading, scalding, de-feathering, dressing, and bagging. This process takes about 4-5 hours

  • Tuesdays: Fine butchery (cutting up chickens) and packing, preparing orders for delivery

Who You Are

  • Good ability to stay focused on task

  • This job is never anywhere near as dirty or scary as anything thinks it'll be, but you do need to be able to handle a little blood and the sight of chicken guts.

  • Can take direction, even if you've "done it before."

  • Willingness to follow procedures around cleanliness and food safety is a top priority.

  • Can stand for four hours at a time while actively working.

Email your resume to farmers@sylvanaqua.com to apply

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