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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.
• 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
• Strong teamwork and conflict resolution skills
• Valid certificates for First Aid 1, WHMIS, Forklift, SVOP and Med A3 are an advantage
Closing Date: Tuesday, December 5th 2017
We thank all other applicants for their interest in the position, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.