Fish Health Technician

Overview
Kelly Cove Salmon Ltd., a division of Cooke Aquaculture Inc., a dynamic and growing east coast family company, with Platinum Member status in the Canada's Best Managed Companies Program has an opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join the Company's Fish Health Team.
Cooke is a global seafood company with operations in North America, Europe, and South America. Our company's success is driven by our dynamic, highly-skilled and innovative management team, supported by dedicated employees who live in coastal communities and contribute to the local area's economy and sense of community.
The Role:
As a result of our robust growth, we are adding a Fish Health Technician to our team of professionals. This role require a high degree of skill in maintaining established standards of safety, quality and accuracy.
The primary duties include but are not limited to:
  • Marine site visits to conduct sea lice counts and disease surveillance sampling;
  • Hatchery visits to collect samples for disease surveillance, vaccine side effects scoring and brood stock sampling;
  • Data recording and entry.

The successful candidate will be an effective team player with the drive, determination and a self-disciplined approach to achieving results that meet the established criteria. You recognize excellent communication skills are essential to build effective team and organizational relationships. You must be comfortable working independently in both a professional office environment and out in the field. The willingness to work flexible, irregular hours and overnight travel are requirements for this position. The ideal candidate will possess a secondary education diploma and/or related experience in fish farming and fish health. Preference will be given to candidates with an Aquaculture Technician Certificate or Diploma.
The Opportunity:
The role description is just one part of the story. This is an opportunity to grow, to stretch, to work within the parameters of the role but stretch to your fullest potential. We are a team that counts performance, we reward contribution and we recognize talent. It is about being at the center of the fastest growing company in New Brunswick and knowing you are part of that growth. The ability to bring your passion for learning, desire for growth, and energy for moving your career forward is what we offer.
The Why:
Why Cooke?simple because we are a company that rewards initiative, resourcefulness and work ethic. We will champion your growth and provide you with the platform to create your path, your career, and your future.
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