Saltwater Aquaculture Technician - GRAND MANAN, NB

Saltwater Aquaculture Technicians
Grand Manan, NB
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 fulltime opportunities for highly motivated individuals to join the Company's team as a Saltwater Aquaculture Technician based out of 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:
As a result of our robust growth we are seeking Saltwater Aquaculture Technicians to join our team. This position will report to the site manager.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Monitoring and operating the feeding systems
  • General site maintenance
  • This is a labour-intensive position and applicants must be comfortable working outside and on the water
  • Someone self-motivated and a team player
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours and have reliable transportation

*Applicants must hold or be willing to obtain a Marine Emergency Duties (MED) certificate
*Experience in fish husbandry, related post-secondary education and e xperience working on saltwater marine sites are an asset; however, on the job training is available
We offer:
  • Flexible work rotations for those who do not wish to relocate but are interested in working a rotating schedule (week on/week off)
  • Company housing while on shift
  • Coastal Transportation fare
  • Competitive rates & benefits

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.
* As per company policy we require a pre-employment criminal background check.
*Salary commensurate with experience which includes a competitive health and dental benefit package and a company matched pension.
NOTE: The recruiter is reviewing and interviewing eligible applicants for this position as they are received. If you are interested in this posting, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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