Maintenance Vessel Captain

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 Captains , primarily based out of Blacks Harbour, NB and surrounding areas. These positions report to the Saltwater Maintenance Vessel Manager.
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:
This position requires a degree of specialized expertise and skill in maintaining established standards of safety, quality and accuracy.
The successful candidate will have the drive, determination and a self-disciplined approach to achieving results that meet the established criteria.
Primary duties for the vessel crew include, but are not limited to:
  • Grid installation and inspection/repair
  • Cage and net installation and removal
  • Net washing, harvest assistance and general site maintenance
  • Rotating and flexible work hours are required

*Applicants for this position must possess a Fishing Master IV or 60 ton certificate of service and be willing to travel
As a leader of the maintenance vessel crew, you must be able to exercise the necessary authority to assure policies and procedures are followed and time frames are met. Excellent people management and communication skills are essential to build effective crew and organizational relationships.
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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