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POSITION: Marine Finfish Hatchery Technician (Tech 2)

DEPARTMENT: Golden Eagle Sable Fish

REPORTS TO: Hatchery Manager

LOCATION: Salt Spring Island, BC

HOURS: 40 hours per week

COMPANY PROFILE: Aquilini Group (“AG”) is a diversified family business founded in Vancouver, BC more than 50 years ago with roots in the real estate development and construction industry. Today the company owns and manages an international real estate portfolio that includes commercial and residential properties, hotels, golf courses, vineyards and blueberry and cranberry farms. In addition to its ongoing pursuits in real estate development and construction, AG has expanded its holdings to include assets in the sports & entertainment, renewable energy, aquaculture, tourist attractions, restaurants and food & beverage industries.

Golden Eagle Sable Fish is a division of the Aquilini Group dedicated to sustainable raised fish, ocean stewardship, and our First Nations’ partnerships. It is our commitment to production sustainability and product excellence that has made us a global leader.

POSITION DETAILS:

The Hatchery Technician will be responsible for all hatchery operations including live feed culture, incubation, larval rearing, nursery operations, broodstock care and spawning. Experience in a marine hatchery is preferred but must have experience working with water quality, data monitoring and problem solving. Technicians will be working with both recirculation and flow through technologies. Other duties may be assigned as required.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Computer literate (ability to learn basic alarm system and input data). Ability to work alone and pick up tasks quickly. Ability to work in a small team setting. Open and effective communicator. Physically fit (able to lift 20lbs, work without long breaks for physical labour). Able to follow protocols and listen to direction. Basic plumbing and animal husbandry skills. Valid Drivers License. 1-2 years of aquaculture experience. Bachelor’s degree or diploma in related topic.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Shifts will be variable, sometimes on the weekend and will require a minimum of one on call shift/weekOccasional overtime shifts are requiredCamp shift optional [4 on 3 off] or, [8 on 6 off]

This position will remain open until filled.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits: Dental care, extended health care, RRSP match,vision care

Work remotely: No