Hatchery Manager

Cold Ocean Salmon, 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 Management Team located in Belleoram, Newfoundland.
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 adding a Lumpfish Hatchery Manager to our team of professionals. As a leader 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 an effective team and organizational relationships.
Primary duties of this role include but are not limited to:
  • Responsibility for the daily operations and production at a Flow Through Sea Water hatchery.
  • Meeting quality standards for Lump Fish production.
  • Foster a culture of safe work and environmental sustainability.
  • Experience within a hatchery environment.
  • Possess strong background in general operation and maintenance of life support equipment.
  • Strong background in fish heath and husbandry.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with related post-secondary education and experience.
    Salary commensurate with experience which includes 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 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.
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