RAS Technicians – Barcaldine

Are you a recent Graduate looking to kick start their career with a company that will invest in your ongoing development?

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. Our teams are the first in our industry accredited at Platinum standard through Investors in People. Our employees are actively supported in ways that encourage and demand strong leadership.

ABOUT THE JOB
We are recruiting for Technicians to join our Freshwater team based in Argyll to assist with the day-to-day operation at Barcaldine site to ensure we achieve set goals including high standard of fish quality, health and welfare.

Our 17,500m2 hatchery has scope to produce up to 12 million smolts annually, supplying to our 42 marine farms around Scotland’s west coast, Orkney and Shetland. Barcaldine is a state-of-the-art RAS Hatchery which combined with future freshwater developments provide successful candidates a unique opportunity to build skills and experience in commercial scale land-based aquaculture.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
We welcome applications from individuals with at least 1 years’ practical experience in fish husbandry or equivalent qualification with a good knowledge of fish welfare and water chemistry. You must have the ability to complete tasks in a professional manner adherent to strict biosecurity, health and safety requirements and practice good house-keeping throughout all activities.

ABOUT THE PACKAGE
As well as a generous salary and weekend payments, we offer a structured training plan; career development; 30 days paid holiday; discretionary company bonus; pension scheme; life insurance cover; employee assistance programme; subsidised gym membership, cycle to work scheme. Relocation or assistance with accommodation may also be offered.

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.

To apply, please visit the careers page on our website: www.scottishseafarms.com/our-people/careers.   Closing date for applications is 1st October 2021.