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Hatchery Technician

Sea & Reef Aquaculture Franklin, Maine

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Position Title: Hatchery Technician for Sea & Reef Aquaculture

About the job

The person hired will be responsible for aspects of hatchery support. The core duties of the job include:

  • Packing of fish and preparing of shipments
  • Feeding fish and maintaining tanks
  • General hatchery maintenance and cleaning
  • Working a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays.

Other job duties could include:

  • Feeding and care of broodstock fish
  • Feeding and care of juvenile fish
  • Maintenance of live food cultures
  • Maintenance of live algae cultures
  • Larval rearing feeding and maintenance
  • Recirculating system maintenance
  • Water quality monitoring
  • Assisting with the building of Aquaculture Recirculation Systems (ARS)

We are looking for someone with:

  • Ability to work well in a small team
  • Hard-working and punctual
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude
  • A drive to meet and exceed performance expectations and goals
  • Tenacious attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple priorities and quickly learn new procedures
  • A desire to learn new skills and work in a small, but dynamic team • Flexibility & dependability with work schedule, including weekends and holidays
  • Basic skills in using various power tools (not a requirement, but an advantage)
  • Must be able to perform physically demanding labor and the ability to lift 50-70 lbs from the floor.

What's in the offer?

  • Hourly wage
  • Being part of an up company with high growth potential
  • Teamwork oriented company philosophy
  • On the job training and opportunities for continuing training

How to apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to: [email protected] Attn: Soren Hansen