Salmon Farm Technician

Salmon Farm Technician
Job Number # 
21721
Employer 
Creative Salmon
Job Location(s) 
Tofino
Ucluelet
Number of Positions 
2
Date Posted 
Oct 15, 2020
Apply By 
Nov 05, 2020
Wage 
$18.12/hr to start, increasing to $18.62 after 6 months
NOC Code 
8613
Source 
Employer
Details 

Creative Salmon is Canada’s first producer of certified organic farm-raised salmon, growing Pacific Chinook salmon at 4 sites in the waters of Clayoquot Sound near Tofino.
 
Farm Technicians are responsible for general farm operations such as net cleaning, basic maintenance, assistance during harvesting, feeding and care of fish, operating boats and equipment, as well as other tasks. As the majority of the work is performed outdoors, the ability to tolerate all weather conditions is important.  The Job Demand Analysis rates the physical demands of this position as “Heavy” so applicants must be sufficiently fit to cope with a physically demanding job
 
Because farming is a team effort, reliability and dependable attendance is key.
 
As well as a competitive wage, after three months of employment, we offer a company paid benefits package.

Qualifications 
Previous experience in an aquaculture or marine setting is an asset, but on-the-job training is provided.
Jobs at Creative Salmon are full-time, year-round; 5 days per week, 8 hours per day.
We do not offer overnight on-site camp accommodation; we go home every night.
Local housing is the employee’s responsibility.
How to Apply 
Send resume and mandatory cover letter to  hr@creativesalmon.com
 
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only qualified candidates will be contacted.