Job Description: Aquaculture Worker
Company: Kelly Cove Salmon Ltd.
Location: Bridgewater, NS
Kelly Cove Salmon Ltd. is a leading aquaculture company specializing in salmon farming. We are currently seeking motivated individuals to join our team as Aquaculture Workers. As an Aquaculture Worker, you will play a crucial role in the day-to-day operations of our salmon farms, ensuring the health and well-being of our fish and contributing to the overall success of our operations.
- Perform routine tasks related to salmon farming, including feeding, monitoring, and maintaining optimal environmental conditions for fish health and growth.
- Assist in the installation and maintenance of aquaculture equipment, including nets, cages, and feeding systems.
- Conduct regular inspections of fish stocks, identifying and reporting any signs of disease, parasites, or other abnormalities.
- Assist in the implementation of fish health management programs, including vaccination and treatment protocols.
- Participate in the harvesting and processing of salmon, adhering to quality and safety standards.
- Operate and maintain aquaculture equipment, such as pumps, filters, and aeration systems.
- Monitor and record environmental parameters, such as water temperature, oxygen levels, and salinity, to ensure optimal conditions for fish growth.
- Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) and adhere to all relevant regulations and company policies.
- Work effectively as part of a team, collaborating with other aquaculture workers and supervisors to achieve production targets and maintain farm efficiency.
- Maintain a clean and organized work environment, including regular cleaning and disinfection of equipment and facilities.
- Participate in training programs to enhance knowledge and skills related to aquaculture practices and industry trends.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Previous experience in aquaculture, fisheries, or related field is desirable but not mandatory. Training will be provided.
- Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and physically demanding environments.
- Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions accurately.
- Good problem-solving skills and the ability to respond quickly to unexpected situations.
- Strong communication and teamwork skills.
- Willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.
- Ability to swim and comfortable working on and around water bodies.
- Knowledge of basic computer applications for data recording and reporting.
Joining Kelly Cove Salmon Ltd. as an Aquaculture Worker offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic industry and contribute to sustainable food production. We provide competitive compensation, training opportunities, and a supportive work environment.
To apply for the position of Aquaculture Worker, please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or apply through our website http://www.cookeseafood.com/ . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.