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 a highly motivated individual sto join the Company's team as Aquaculture Site Managers based in Freeport and Blandford , Nova Scotia. This position reports to the Saltwater Production 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.
As a leader you will be responsible and accountable for the performance and results of the aquaculture farm. Through successful leadership you will motivate staff by creating a positive and safe work environment while have the ability to exercise the necessary authority to assure policies and procedures are followed and time frames are met.
The successful candidate will have proven experience in farming operations and strong supervisory and communication skills. Must possess strong abilities in fish husbandry, have experience with monitoring and operating feed systems, mooring design and maintenance, and general maintenance on saltwater equipment, cages and vessels. Working flexible hours outside and on the water is a requirement for this position. Preference will be given to applicants with related post-secondary education, MED, small craft certification and experience operating saltwater fish farms.
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.
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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