Hatchery Technician

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 Freshwater Team at our Oak Bay, NB facility.
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:
We have expanded our salmon breeding program for eastern Canada with the construction of a new Genetics Facility at Oak Bay, NB. As a result, we require Hatchery Technicians to help with early rearing and breeding activities associated with our new land-based facility.
Prim ary duties of this role include but are not limited to:
  • Assist with the daily operations related to rearing of eggs, alevins, fry and juvenile Atlantic salmon.
  • Monitor and maintain water quality in RAS.
  • Data collection entry into inventory control program.
  • Assist with spawning activities.
  • Experience with early rearing of Atlantic salmon considered an asset.
  • Experience with RAS considered an asset
  • Good organizational skills, tidiness, and work ethic.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with post-secondary education in aquaculture.
    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 doesn't count hours, we count 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. Salary commensurate with experience and includes a competitive health and dental benefit package.
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