Farm Technician Loch Lochy
Marine Harvest Scotland is the largest producer of Atlantic salmon in Scotland. The Company employs a workforce of over 600 throughout the Highlands and Islands and produces over 50,000 tonnes of salmon annually. Our farming operations are based in Fort William and the Company prides itself in being a major employer of skilled people and strives to produce high quality, healthy and nutritious seafood in the most sustainable way.
Farm Technician Loch Lochy £18,985 - £24,085 per annum
Marine Harvest is one of the largest seafood companies in the world, and the world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon. The company employs 12,717 people globally, and is represented in 24 countries. In 2016 the company had a turnover of EUR 3.6 billion.
Marine Harvest supplies healthy, delicious and sustainably farmed salmon and processed seafood to more than 70 markets worldwide. In 2016 harvest volumes of salmon were 381,000 tonnes (GWE).
Due to the current incumbent moving to another post within the Company, we currently have a vacancy available for a Farm Technician at the Company’s Freshwater site at Loch Lochy.
The successful applicant will be required to carry out a wide variety of duties including maintaining best feeding practices, fish health monitoring, daily routines such as removal of mortalities and other key husbandry tasks to aid the running of a large freshwater loch site. Within the role there will become opportunities to broaden your experience of fish health & welfare through various operations as well as basic mechanical skills working alongside automated feeding systems, generators, power boats and the sites landing craft.
The post is offered on a full time, permanent basis. The successful candidate will be required to work a 40-hour week on any five out of seven days.
Applications are invited from individuals who have a positive approach to this type of work and who are competent swimmers. Experience is certainly an advantage although training will be provided. Driving licence is essential.
We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. We are willing to consider flexible working arrangements and are an Equal Opportunities employer.
In return we offer an attractive salary, bonus, pension, Occupation Health Support and training/development opportunities.
If you wish to apply, please upload your Covering Letter and CV to our MHS People website www.marineharvest.com/people by Friday 1 June 2018. Alternatively, if you do not have access to the internet, please send a copy of your application to the Human Resources Department, Stob Ban House, Glen Nevis Business Park, Fort William, PH33 6RX.