Hatchery Technician (willing to relocate)

Grieg Seafood BC LTD. - Comox Valley, BC (30+ days ago)

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Grieg Seafood BC Ltd., a dynamic and growing company in the Aquaculture industry, is seeking to hire permanent full-time Hatchery Technicians to support our hatchery operations in Gold River, BC. Reporting to the Assistant Hatchery Manager, the Hatchery Technician will be primarily responsible for production operations including feeding, grading, and vaccination. The Technician will work shifts of 8 days on and 6 days off with occasional overtime.

Key Accountabilities:

Understand, enforce and adhere to all government regulations, hatchery practices and SOP’s and site biosecurity

Categorize morts

Complete habitat assessment sheet

Bulk average weight samples

Fish pump

PAC column

Adjust feeder

Service oxygen stationary and hand held probe

Weekly site inventory and weekly fish health samples

Dip vaccination

Yard duties i.e.., Round up, cleaning feed shed

Run errands i.e.. pick up eggs, return cardboard, fill propane tanks


Diploma or degree in Aquaculture, Aquatic Resources or Fisheries Resources;

Previous Aquaculture experience;

Extensive knowledge of feeding systems, grading, fish health, fish husbandry, site maintenance, related record keeping, and equipment up-keep;

Communication skills both written and verbal, problem solving, teamwork, and critical thinking skills;

WHMIS, Marine Emergency Duties A3, Radio Operator, Small Vessel Operating Permit, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Forklift, and Confined Space certifications are considered an asset.

As part of our commitment to employment excellence, Grieg Seafood offers a highly competitive salary commensurate with experience and a generous benefits package.

Closing Date: July 13, 2020

Thank you for your interest in Grieg Seafood. Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Company Events
  • Company Pension
  • Dental Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Extended Health Care
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • RRSP Match
  • Vision Care
  • Wellness Program


  • 10 Hour Shift

Work remotely:

  • No