Fish Farm Technicians – Loch Etive –

Fish Farm Technicians – Loch Etive Published:  22 July, 2014

£16,000 – £21,000 + O/T

Dawnfresh Farming Ltd, part of the Dawnfresh Seafoods Group, is the largest Trout Farming Company operating in the UK.  Our Marine and Freshwater farms are located throughout Scotland and Ireland.

Due to business development and expansion we are seeking to recruit a number of individuals to fulfil roles as Seawater Fish Farm Technicians.  These positions will be based at our seawater cage farms on Loch Etive, near Taynuilt.

The role of Fish Farm Technician is interesting and varied.  Working outdoors as part of a small team, it is focused upon all aspects of successful trout production including feeding, grading, harvesting, net changing and other general farm maintenance tasks, including boat handling.

Applications are invited from individuals who have a positive approach to this type of work, who feel comfortable working over water and be willing to work flexibly to meet the demands of the job.

Previous aquaculture experience is desirable but not essential as full training and support will be provided.  A full driving licence is essential.

These posts are full time positions, working a 40 hour week on any five out of seven days. Beyond the nature of the roles, the post holder(s) would be expected to undertake additional hours as required in order to accommodate the needs of the business, this will include weekend cover on a rota basis.  

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your CV, to:-HR Department, Dawnfresh Seafoods Ltd, Bothwellpark Industrial Estate, Uddingston, G71 6LS.  Office – 01698 810008, E-mail:

Informal enquires can be made to Brian Floyd, Seawater Operations Manager,  Mobile  07788 145125, E-mail

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