Farm Attendants - Strahan
Job no: 492420
Work type: Full Time
Location: Strahan/Macquarie Harbour
Categories: On-water Marine Farm
Huon Aquaculture Group Ltd. produces around 36,000 tonnes of fresh Atlantic salmon and ocean trout annually and is recognised globally as being a premium producer of fresh and smoked salmon products. For more information, visit www.huonaqua.com.au
Macquarie Harbour is unique in that it is a mix of fresh and salt water making it the perfect location to grow Ocean Trout—a species that thrives in these conditions. Fish are grown across three separate leases to ensure year class separation.
As a member of our Works Crew you may be responsible for assisting with all net, pen and mooring set-up and maintenance, equipment installation, smolt intake, fish upsizes and the retrieving of mortalities. You will also assist with feed deliveries, pen towing and provide support to the zones as required.
You will possess a strong work ethic, an eye for detail, well-developed communication skills and be physically fit. Experience in a similar role or an understanding of fish farming and record keeping is desirable but not essential. This position also requires applicants to be available to work a 4 days on, 3 days off roster.
Having experience in fish farming or aquaculture is not required however, successful applicants must share our love for the outdoors, the environment and the community.
Due to the remote nature of our sites and limited public transport, it is a requirement of this role that you hold a valid driver’s licence. A copy of your driver’s licence must be submitted upon application.
It is an inherent requirement of this position that work be performed safely whilst upholding Huon’s Values. The appointed person must be able to build and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders. Knowledge of work health and safety regulations is preferred.
Huon Aquaculture is an ‘Employer of Choice’ and innovative industry leader who offers all our employees’ access to ongoing training opportunities, corporate health insurance benefits and discounts on Huon products. Remuneration for this role is dependent on knowledge and/or experience.
Applications close 27 September 2020
Preferred candidates are subject to a pre-employment medical and urine based drug test.
Apply online www.huonaqua.com.au/careers
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Applications close: Tasmania Standard Time
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