Aquaculture Technician

Grieg Seafood BC Ltd.

~~Grieg Seafood BC Ltd., a dynamic and growing company in the Aquaculture industry, is seeking to hire a full-time Aquaculture Technician to support our operations on the East Coast of Vancouver Island.

Reporting to the Site Manager, the Aquaculture Technician will work shifts of 8 days in and 6 days out. Working as part of a team, the Aquaculture Technician will be primarily responsible for farm operations including feeding, animal husbandry and security of fish stocks.

Key Accountabilities:
• A keen understanding of all fish handling procedures (i.e. grading and splits)
• Understand, enforce, and adhere to all government regulations, farm practices and standard of practices
• A good understanding of feed regimes, feed rates and feed monitoring
• Familiarity with cage and anchoring knowledge and related maintenance
• Environmental and plankton monitoring
• Other duties as assigned

Skills Required:

Qualifications and Skills:
• Preference will be given to those with previous experience in Aquaculture
• Aquaculture, Marine Biology, or a Bachelor of Science preferred
• Must be physically fit and able to lift or move heavy items
• Well-developed communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills
• Strong teamwork and conflict resolution skills
• Valid certificates for First Aid 1, WHMIS, Forklift, SVOP and Med A3 are an advantage

Application Instructions: Submit resumes to: [email protected]

Please Note: This company is only accepting applications from Canadian residents

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Job Type: Full Time

Location: Campbell River, British Columbia (BC)

Job Category: Agriculture/Farming
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Post Date: 2017/11/14

Closing Date: 2018/01/13

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