Hatchery Technician

Jobs at Marine Harvest Scotland : Hatchery Technician in Lochailort, United Kingdom - AquacultureTalent

Due to the current incumbent moving to another post within the Company, a role now exists for a Hatchery Technician at our Recirculation Unit in Lochailort.

Due to the current incumbent moving to another post within the Company, a role now exists for a Hatchery Technician at our Recirculation Unit in Lochailort.

Main requirements

The role is focused upon care of the eggs prior to hatching and also effective fish husbandry of the fry and smolts.  Applications would be particularly welcome from candidates who have some experience in freshwater operations; however this is not essential as full training and support would be provided.

The chosen applicant will be part of a large team so must be self-motivated and have good communication skills. Beyond the nature of the role, the post holder would be expected to undertake over-time as required in order to accommodate the business needs of the Unit and, for the same reason, would be part of the site Alarm Rota which would involve staying in the hatchery accommodation.  The unit operates a one week on/off rota working between 10 and 12 hours per day.

A driving license is essential.

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please submit an application in writing with details of relevant experience

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