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Aquaculture Technician, Barramundi Farming

Advertiser: GFB Fisheries LtdMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 Aug 2019
Northern QLD
Work Type
Full Time
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Fishing & Aquaculture

Coral Coast Barramundi is an industry leader in Barramundi Aquaculture located in Bowen in the beautiful Whitsundays.

CCB is a fully integrated Barramundi farm with our own breeding facility, Hatchery and Nursery rearing facility, Growout raceway system and HACCP approved Processing facility.

The position of Aquaculture Technician will undertake day to day activities within the farm environment and will be trained and educated on a wide variety of the farm processes.

Duties and responsibilities that accompany this position:

  • Fish Feeding
  • Water Exchanges
  • Fish Grading
  • Testing WQ parameters
  • Parasite checks and treatments
  • Harvesting fish
  • Fish packaging and seafood handling
  • Raceway and tank cleaning
  • Aerator maintenance
  • General maintenance

Qualifications and experience in the Aquaculture field or associated fields is desired, however candidates who have a keen interest in aquaculture and are hardworking are encouraged to apply. The position will be a hands on role, so some past experience in the use of power tools, forklifts and problem solving will be looked upon favourably.

We are seeking keen, hard working and outdoor loving personalities. The location of this position will attract candidates that love the outdoor lifestyle, especially the marine environment with outstanding fishing and diving on offer in the area. This position represents an opportunity to join a leading aquaculture company in the beautiful Whitsunday region.

There is significant room for personal development and promotion for dedicated employees within our company.

Onsite accommodation is available for the right candidate.

Please forward all resumes with a detailed cover letter through the Seek website.

Applications for this position close on Tuesday 27th August 2019

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this role?

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