Cooke is a global seafood company with operations in North America, Europe, South America and Australia. 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.
Primary duties include:
• Assist other aquaculture technicians in the operation of fish hatcheries.
• Feed aquaculture stocks, vaccinate stocks, and perform culling.
• Operate, maintain, and clean pumps, filters, tanks and other aquaculture equipment.
• Keep daily records of water chemistry and oxygen.
• Grade and weigh aquaculture stocks.
• Handles chemicals with necessary PPE. Includes mandatory FIT testing (respirators).
The ideal candidate will have completed aquaculture training from a recognized educational institute. This requirement may be substituted with sufficient hands-on experience in spawning, egg incubation and early rearing of salmon fry.
Previous experience with water quality testing would be considered an asset.
Salary commensurate with experience which includes a competitive health and dental benefits package.
Cooke offers full-time year-round employment, competitive rates and a competitive benefits package which includes health and dental as well as a company-matched pension.
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 counts performance, we reward contribution, and we recognize talent. It is about being at the center of the fastest-growing company in Atlantic Canada 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.
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.
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.