Hatchery Operation Manager

Jobs at Prince William Sound Aquaculture : Hatchery Operation Manager in Cordova, AK, United States - AquacultureTalent

The Hatchery Operations Manager basic functions:

  1. Oversee all non-fish culture hatchery operations and staff involved with these tasks including the M/V Alaskan Challenger
  2. Prepare annual budgets with hatchery managers for each facility and the annual budget for the Anchorage Distribution Center to present the General Manager/CEO
  3. To work on a daily basis with the General Manager/CEO and members of the top management team to carry out the directives of the Board
  4. Oversee the safety and compliance programs for all the facilities operated by PWSAC.

The Hatchery Operations Manager basic functions:

  1. Oversee all non-fish culture hatchery operations and staff involved with these tasks including the M/V Alaskan Challenger
  2. Prepare annual budgets with hatchery managers for each facility and the annual budget for the Anchorage Distribution Center to present the General Manager/CEO
  3. To work on a daily basis with the General Manager/CEO and members of the top management team to carry out the directives of the Board
  4. Oversee the safety and compliance programs for all the facilities operated by PWSAC. This position is one of the top management positions within PWSAC.

Main requirements

  • Must be able to demonstrate well-developed supervisory management skills and abilities
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills with suppliers and vendors
  • Strong working knowledge of accounting, budgeting and related fiscal matters
  • Thorough working knowledge of purchasing policies, processes and procedures
  • Familiar with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game salmon management
  • Familiarity with computer hardware and software including: spreadsheet and word processing software
  • Strong corporate, strategic and operational planning experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including: ability to communicate professionally with people throughout the organization and external contacts
  • Must have current driver’s license and pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong team management skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of the Corporation’s employees, board members and members of the public
  • Must have the ability to make decisions under pressure focusing on the best interest of the remote hatcheries and the expectations of the Corporation 

Unique Qualifications:

  • Must posses a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, fisheries science or related field with a demonstration of business abilities
Experience in facility logistics, fish hatchery operations with 5 years of supervisory experience and progressively responsible work experience in purchasing, receiving, inventory control or materials management will substitute for the required bachelor’s degree 
 

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Perks

Salary range begins at $70,000/yr DOE.  Benefit package includes health and life insurance, generous annual leave, 403(b) retirement plan and relocation assistance.