• Aquaculture Technician - Cypress Island

    Job Locations US-WA-Anacortes
    Posted Date 6 months ago(10/9/2017 3:38 PM)
    Job ID
    2017-1045
    Category
    Aquaculture
  • Overview

    This full-time position is a great opportunity and an excellent way to get your foot in the door with Icicle Seafoods, Inc. and the fishing industry. This position entails performing daily maintenance on the farm facilities and the fish themselves, including feeding and monitoring the overall health of the fish. Work is performed primarily on floating fish pens which are located outdoors in the waters in Bainbridge Island, WA.  This is a full-time non-exempt position that will report to the site manager. Employees must bring a sack lunch and water as food will not be provided during work shift.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for maintenance of site equipment and facilities, including float scraping and fish net washing
    • Complete regular and scheduled fish feeding
    • Monitor overall health and size of fish stock
    • Assist with transfer of stock between pens and sites, and harvesting of fish stock
    • Sort fish to maintain optimum health of stock

    Qualifications

    • Physically be able to lift up to 75 pounds and to work on floating fish pens, moving freely between pens, docks, skiffs and larger boats
    • Must be able to work with hands, wrists and arms; must be able to work in all types of weather
    • Must be able to work on a vessel
    • Mechanical aptitude highly recommended
    • The ability to swim, dive, or a willingness to learn to dive is highly recommended

     

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