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Poultry Specialist

Company: Fleet Farm
Location: Marshfield
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Birds of a feather flock together--- Do you want to work with your peeps? Are you friendly and self-motivated? - Do you enjoy country life and have a passion for caring for animals? Do you love educating and helping customers with their feathered friends? - If so, this is the perfect role for you! The Poultry Expert/Poultry Specialist will provide a friendly and efficient customer experience. The position builds rapport through customer interactions. This position gives customer suggestions to increase sales for the company. Job duties:

  • Responsible for watering and changing chicks bedding a minimum of two times daily.
  • Understand all processes involved with live chicks such as selling, ordering, animal maintenance, receiving product, etc.
  • Understand how to care for the live chicks and how to handle all birds, including sick/deceased animals.
  • Review and react to all communication sent from Store Support Center Partners and Vendors.
  • Research and maintain a relationship with the local 4H clubs and school FFA.
  • Complete all necessary training and understand the playbook for this role.
  • Understand the necessary supplies a customer will need to care for their live chicks and recommend products, such as feed, additives (electrolytes), etc.
  • Maintain ownership of the Special-Order poultry program. - Assists customers in purchasing Special Order breeds, monitors inbound receipts for arrival, contacts customers to pick up their birds. - Responsible for maintenance of the Orion Special Order portal.
  • Partner with your manager to ensure:
    • Displays are set correctly
    • Sick tanks and overflow tanks are set up and maintained
    • Training of team members is completed, including how to identify distressed birds and proper bird handling
    • Team members receive training regarding how to address customer concerns or questions
    • Completion of a process for regular wellness checks, cleaning, feeding and watering the birds
    • Partner with Receiving team to ensure:
      • All receiving team members understand how to handle birds
      • Receiving team will receive birds and alert the poultry specialist/Management of their arrival
      • Partnership between receiving and poultry specialist -to address any sick/deceased birds in the Back of House Job Requirements and Education:
        • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
        • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays is required.
        • Previous retail or related experience preferred.
        • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis and climb ladders is required.
        • Work in a variety of indoor and outdoor temperatures.

Keywords: Fleet Farm, La Crosse , Poultry Specialist, Other , Marshfield, Wisconsin

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