Senior husbandry + trainee vacancies – Scottish Sea Farms, Orkney

SSF vacancy.png

In preparation for re-stocking several of its farms in the Oban area, Scottish Sea Farms is recruiting for experienced husbandry hands (1.5yr+) and trainees (no experience necessary as full training will be given).

Job details

  • Job reference: REQ0008
  • Date posted: 28/11/2019
  • Application closing date: 13/12/2019
  • Location: Orkney
  • Package: Discretionary company bonus, crop bonus, pension, life assurance, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, occupational health scheme

Experienced Husbandry Staff: 

Applicants should have at least 1.5 years' practical salmon farming experience with a keen interest in developing knowledge and skill in fish welfare and net management. You should be able to demonstrate competence across a wide range of farming disciplines including fish health monitoring, stock appetite assessment, boat handling skills and certification with commercial endorsement, whilst being proactive in health and safety. 

Above all, you should have the drive and ambition to further your career through training and development. A formal boat qualification would be desirable.

Trainee Husbandry Staff: 

Applications are also invited by candidates looking to begin their career in the aquaculture industry. We are looking for ambitious individuals who are team players, proactive in health & safety, and who have high expectations for themselves and of their employer.

Discover more