Chicken Catcher in Wilkesboro, NC at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 6/29/2018

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Career Description

This position is responsible for entry level non-skilled general labor while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


These positions must catch six-seven live birds by the leg using one hand, then transfer the birds to the other hand, catch the remaining birds in the first hand and place live birds into cages without throwing the birds (total of 9-10 birds). Positions require the ability to push pull carry lift 40-65 pounds. Must be able to work in hot cold environments, use of hands and arms above shoulder level and be able stand 8-10 hours a day.


All positions will be for 2nd shift (nights). Must be able to understand and agree to follow Safety Rules. Must be able to tolerate standing walking up to 100% of the shift. Bending, twisting, stooping, squatting, hand movements and reaching is required. Must be able to use both hands to pick up live birds.

Tyson Foods, Inc. voluntarily participates in the E-Verify system and uses all tools made available by the federal government to confirm the employment eligibility of all team members. Persons offered employment with Tyson Foods are required to provide documentation proving their employment eligibility, and all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the E-Verify process.