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Sea Site and Hatchery Technicians

Company: Mowi Canada West
Location : Campbell River,BC

* This is an ECO Canada Youth Employment Program position. Preference will be given to pre-approved candidates. For more information on this program please visit: https://www.eco.ca/employers/internship-program/
Company Profile

Mowi is the world's leading seafood company and the largest producer of farm-raised salmon. Every day, our 15 000 employees in 25 countries produce 7.4 million healthy and delicious meals, served to customers across the globe. Mowi covers the whole value and production chain, from feed to plate, and through our vision of leading the “Blue Revolution” we are dedicated to farming the ocean in a responsible and efficient way. Mowi is headquartered in Bergen, Norway, and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

Job Description

Are you crazy about fish, love being on the water, comfortable in remote locations, and passionate about protecting our beautiful BC coastline?  Do you enjoy spending your spare time outdoors, whether it’s fishing, hiking or adventure seeking?  Do you want to be involved in producing sustainable food for the growing global population? If you answered yes!, then we encourage you to apply as you will fit right in with our 600+ Mowi employees who share the same values and interests. 

Sea Site and Hatchery Technician Responsibilities:

  • Cleaning, power-washing and sanitizing to ensure a pristine environment for our fish and our employees
  • Conducting flow measurements, water quality checks, environment sampling, plankton monitoring using specialized technology and equipment
  • Feeding and all other care required for our fish
  • Accurate reporting, record keeping and document management.
  • Assisting with fish health sampling and grading fish by size
  • Monitoring fish behaviour, appearance and health
  • Operating forklift and other site equipment when authorized and trained
  • Must be able to work a camp shift with an 8 on/6 off schedule

Applicants with aquaculture experience and/or relevant post-secondary education will be given preference as we are a company that embraces constant learning and industry professionalism. The ability to get along with a wide variety of people from different backgrounds and cultures is paramount. We look for employees who are self-motivated, well organized and have a positive attitude. Successful applicants must be physically fit, able to work long hours in adverse weather conditions, and have a passion for taking care of animals.

Our starting rate is $20/hour. We also offer extended healthcare benefits, kids camp and wellness program, annual bonus and pension plan after 3 months.

To be considered for upcoming opportunities with a progressive, growth-oriented company, please submit your resume and cover letter online at: mowi.com/caw/people/vacancies/

The Province of British Columbia has designated aquaculture an Essential Service under the current state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Maintaining the food supply to Canadians at this time is a significant responsibility. Mowi has implemented strong measures across all of its operations to ensure the health and safety of all of its employees and will continue to refine them in line with best practice as it develops.