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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: Tuesday February 28, 2017.
Email your resume to: email@example.com
We thank all other applicants for their interest in the position, however only those
selected for interviews will be contacted.