Aquaculture technician

Posted on February 17, 2017

Aquaculture Technician

Grieg Seafood BC Ltd., a dynamic and growing company in the Aquaculture industry, is seeking to hire full-time Aquaculture Technicians to support our sea site operations on the west 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.

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, as well as teamwork and conflict resolution skills;
 Valid certificates for First Aid 1, WHMIS, Forklift, SVOP and Med A3 are an advantage.

For a full job description or if you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at

Closing Date: Tuesday February 28, 2017.

Email your resume to:
We thank all other applicants for their interest in the position, however only those
selected for interviews will be contacted.


  •  Salmon farm locations are selected for their low environmental impact.
  •  Medications are never used preventatively or near harvest time.
  •  Salmon farming provides real economic and social benefits to First Nations people.
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