Aquaculture TechnicianGrieg Seafood BC Ltd.
Grieg Seafood BC Ltd., a dynamic and growing company in the Aquaculture industry, is seeking to hire full-time Aquaculture Technicians to support our operations on the East and West Coasts 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.
Perks of the job include: highly competitive salary commensurate with experience, generous benefits package, pension plan, work-life balance, career growth and progression within the company, tight-knit family-like work environment, the opportunity to work mostly outdoors surrounded by beautiful scenery and wildlife, doing meaningful hands-on work, staying fit and contributing to sustainable solutions for food security for future generations.
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.
Previous experience in Aquaculture preferred, but not required;
Aquaculture, Marine Biology, or a Bachelor of Science preferred, but not required;
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.
Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.
Open until filled.
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