Saltwater Aquaculture Technician - NS

Brier Island, NS | Shelburne, NS
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 our sites located in the Shelburne, and Brier Island, Nova Scotia.
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.
The primary duties 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
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, 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.
* 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 company matched pension.
We appreciate all resumes; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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