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Fish Health Technician

Listing Number: 5603
City/Town: Campbell River
Wage: TBD
Hours: Full-Time
Duties:

Located along the beautiful coastal waters of Vancouver Island, Cermaq Canada Ltd. is a salmon farming company focused on operational excellence.
With our skilled team, we strive for a high-quality product achieved through sustainable aquaculture practices.
Our award-winning safety culture and opportunities to develop and grow within the company makes Cermaq a great place to build a career.

Cermaq Canada is seeking to fill the position of full-time Fish Health Technician within the Fish Health Department.
As a Fish Health Technician, you will report directly to the Fish Health Manager.
The key function of this role will be to provide operational support to the Fish Health team and Saltwater farm sites.
In addition to camp-based accountabilities which include monitoring and reporting on fish health issues, implementing control measures, and advising management on environmental and biological aspects of the farm operations, the successful candidate must also be capable of supporting other Fish Health department projects, initiatives and/or work assignments.

Cermaq Canada is an equal opportunities employer who provides a workplace that is free of discrimination.
Cermaq Canada has a progressive view of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
Although wholly committed to hire the best candidate available, we strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples for this role.
We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Requirements:

Application requirements:
•Ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
•Experience in the aquaculture industry with a preference for salmon production.
•Safety oriented mindset.
•Proficient MS Word, MS Excel, and technical report writing skills.
•Travel to and from the barge for shifts is largely arranged by Cermaq.
•This is a full-time camp-based position with the exact schedule to be determined.
•Preference will be given to candidates with either post-secondary aquaculture education or an equivalent combination of education and/or related work experience

Your Reward:
•A competitive salary and a corporate bonus program.
•Company paid benefits including Extended Health Care, BC Medical Services Plan, Dental and Vison Care, AD&D Insurance. Matching RRSP’s.

Notes: How to apply: If you feel that you could contribute your qualifications to fill this important role within our company, please email your application by Friday,January 31,2020 to: careers.canada@cermaq.com and please indicate “Fish Health Technician” in the subject line of your email. Website: https://www.cermaq.com/wps/wcm/connect/cermaq-ca/cermaq-canada/business+and+peop...