Cooke Aquaculture Inc., a dynamic and growing east coast family company, and one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, has an immediate opening for a Freshwater Hatchery Technician at our Swanger Cove Hatchery located in St Albans, Newfoundland.

Founded in 1985, Cooke Aquaculture Inc. has grown to become Canada’s largest fully integrated, independent producer of Atlantic salmon and related products.  The Company prides itself in sustainable farming and production practices in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, the State of Maine, Chile and Spain.

Primary duties include monitoring feed and oxygen, completing water quality tests, data collection and input, daily farm routines, clean and maintain equipment and assisting with vaccinations.

The ideal candidate will have completed aquaculture training from a recognized educational institute. This requirement may be substituted with sufficient hands-on experience in spawning, egg incubation and early rearing of salmon fry.  Previous experience with re-circulating systems and / or water quality testing would be considered an asset.

The successful candidate must be willing to travel and assist in the transportation of smolt on transportation trailers to and from hatchery locations within the province of NL.

We are willing to train the right individual who shows initiative and ability to work in the Aquaculture Freshwater industry.

Salary commensurate with experience and competitive benefit package available.

Come join the team where growing healthy fish, families and communities are a way of life.

Please apply in confidence to:
Cooke Aquaculture Inc.
 Attn:  Human Resources
 85 South Side Drive
 Harbour Breton, NL  A0H 1P0
 Fax:  (709) 885-3246