Aquaculture Technician

   Job Type: Full Time  

Description: Shrimp Canada, a research based dynamic and growing company in the Shrimp Aquaculture, is seeking to hire experienced full-time Aquaculture Technicians to support our site development and operations at the Palmerston Industrial Park. Reporting to the Site Supervisor, the Aquaculture Technician will work as part of a team, the Aquaculture Technician will be primarily responsible for farm operations including feeding, animal husbandry, harvesting and security of fish stocks.

Key Accountabilities:

·  A keen understanding of all shrimp handling procedures

· Understand, enforce, and adhere to all government regulations, farm practices and standard of practices;

·  A good understanding of feed regimes, feed rates and feed monitoring;

· Familiarity with RAS in Shrimp farming and related maintenance;

· Environmental and plankton monitoring;

· Other duties as assigned.


340 Minto Road, Palmerston Industrial Park, Palmerston, Ontario, Canada, N0G 2P0

Qualifications and Skills:

· Preference will be given to those with previous experience in commercial shrimp Aquaculture;

· Aquaculture diploma, Marine Biology, or a Bachelor of Science preferred;

· Must be physically fit and able to lift or move heavy items;

· Well-developed communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills, as well as teamwork and conflict resolution skills;

· Valid certificates for First Aid, WHMIS, Forklift are an advantage  

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