Lead Hand – Hatchery

Posted on August 8, 2019
Location: Gold River

Grieg Seafood BC Ltd., a dynamic and growing company in the Aquaculture industry, is seeking to hire a full-time Lead Hand Hatchery. Reporting to the Assistant Hatchery Manager and working shifts of 8 days in and 6 days out, the Lead Hand is responsible for day-to-day general Hatchery production tasks and covers for Assistant Hatchery Manager

Key Accountabilities:
•Performs all Tech 3 / Hatchery tech tasks
•Perform all 4 roles in an egg take ie. Egg disinfection, weight samples, bulk weights into egg incubators and stock inventory management
•Perform single event planning and co-ordination
•Cover for Assistant Hatchery Manager
•Able to use Fishtalk
•Ensure adherence to company Human Resources practices and procedures and fostering of positive ongoing relationships with all employees
•Train, develop, mentor and coach up to Tech 3 team members
•Maintain efficient and productive staffing levels
•Perform weekly feed inventory and reconciliation
•Adhere to government regulations, SOPs and company biosecurity rule

Qualifications and Skills:
•2 years hands-on Aquaculture experience preferred
•Aquaculture Certificate or Diploma from accredited program or science-based degree in Aquaculture, Aquatic Resources, Biology, Marine Biology or Fisheries Resource Management Must be physically fit and able to lift or move heavy items
•Comprehensive knowledge of fish growth performance, stock management procedures
•Excellent leadership, project management, interpersonal and problem-solving skills

As part of our commitment to employment excellence, Grieg Seafood offers a highly competitive salary commensurate with experience and a generous benefits package.

Closing Date: August 28th, 2019

Email your resume to: hr@griegseafood.com

Thank you for your interest in Grieg Seafood. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


  •  Farmers work to protect wild salmon from sea lice.
  •  Salmon farming provides real economic and social benefits to First Nations people.
  •  Salmon farm locations are selected for their low environmental impact.
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