Maintenance Vessel Deckhand - Grand Manan

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, is offering a unique opportunity for highly motivated individuals to join the Company's team as Maintenance Vessel Deckhands. This position is based out of our operations located on Grand Manan, NB.
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:
Reporting to the Vessel Captain, the primary duties of this position include grid installation and inspection/repair; cage and net installation and removal; net washing, harvest assistance, cleaning of the vessel deck, and general site maintenance. Applicants must hold or be willing to obtain a Marine Emergency Duties (MED) certificate. Flexible work hours and schedules are required. Working in outside weather conditions, lifting and moving heavy objects as well as the ability to stand for long periods, bend, lift and reach are requirements of this position.
Ideal candidates will have deckhand and/or aquaculture experience. Salary commensurate with experience and a competitive health and dental benefit package.
The Opportunity:
The role description is just one part of the story. This is an opportunity to grow, to work within the parameters of the role but to reach your fullest potential. We are a team that is driven to succeed. We count performance, we reward contribution and we recognize talent.
It is about being at the center of a global leader in seafood 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 - 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.
We appreciate all resumes; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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