Fish Farm Labourer (BE288) - Scourie, Lairg

Fish Farm Labourer
Scourie, Lairg
Full Time and Temporary to Permanent

Our Client, a leading independent producer of superior Scottish salmon, is recruiting for multiple Husbandry Workers to work within the main water sites in Sutherland, Lairg situated 2 hours north of Inverness.

The Husbandry Workers will work as instructed by the numerous Site Managers and Skippers in the day to day operation of the marine sites; including, vessels, equipment and shore bases as required.

The Husbandry Workers will work as part of a small team responsible for breeding and rearing fish, monitoring water conditions and harvesting stock. Duties will include:

  • Daily feeding and monitoring the movement and appetite of the fish stock
  • Undertaking specific instructions for grading, splitting and treating the fish stock
  • Ensuring that all operations are carried out with due regard for the welfare of the salmon as defined by company‚Äôs manual and standards
  • Maintaining clean and tidy site
  • Assisting and instructing junior staff with routine site operations, welfare and ensuring they are complying with environmental and health and safety standards

While previous experience is not required, the ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience of working outdoors and in physically demanding role
  • Have a degree of physical capability, due to the nature of the role
  • Be flexible to work weekends on a rota basis

Shared accommodation will be available although due to location and travel being required between sites, a driving licence is essential.

The Husbandry Workers will initially work on a temporary agency contract basis although for the right candidates who work well, the position will become permanent after the first 12 weeks.

The Husbandry Workers will earn an hourly rate negotiable on experience.

Ref: BE288

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