Marine Husbandry Experienced & Trainee

© Alan Donaldson

Are you seriously interested in fish husbandry? Do you like working outdoors? Do you want to transform how you work? Are you determined to make a difference in your working life? Our farms have record performance, so working within our newly designed farming structures and highly supportive teams might be just what you are searching for in your next career step!

The husbandry role is crucial to our success in ensuring the best management of our superior quality Scottish salmon. We want people to lead on fish health, feed and performance; to lead on Health and Safety; to drive change; to stretch us and themselves and in doing so, gain industry-leading rewards. Our husbandry roles are goals-led, continuously evolving and highly creative and we want the very best experts to deliver for our fish.

At Scottish Sea Farms we are committed to supporting local economies in some of the most remote parts of the Scottish Highlands and Islands by providing employment and career development opportunities in the local communities in which we operate. We are the first in our industry accredited at Platinum standard through Investors in People and our employees are actively supported in ways that encourage and demand strong leadership.

We are looking to recruit in the following locations:
Nevis B, Mallaig
Summer Isles, near Ullapool
Mull – all sites

We welcome applications from candidates with a keen interest in fish welfare and husbandry, a willingness to learn new skills as well as developing existing expertise. We are looking for ambitious individuals who are team players, proactive in health and safety and who pride themselves in delivering to a high standard. We would also like to hear from those looking to begin their career in the aquaculture industry.

As well as a generous salary and weekend payments, we offer a structured training plan; career development; 30 days paid holiday; crop performance bonus; training increments, discretionary company bonus; pension scheme; life insurance cover; employee assistance programme; subsidised gym membership, cycle to work scheme.

A current driving licence is essential for this role.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified people; however, you must be able to provide documentation of your right to work in the UK.
Due to the nature of our work, it is essential that you hold or are able to work towards a commercially endorsed boat licence. You must also be able to achieve and retain a ML5 medical.

To apply, please visit the careers page on our website: