Marine Harvest Scotland

2 job(s) at Marine Harvest Scotland

Marine Harvest Scotland Lochailort
Aug 25, 2016
Full time
Due to the current incumbent moving to another post within the Company, a role now exists for a Hatchery Technician at our Recirculation Unit in Lochailort. The role is focused upon care of the eggs prior to hatching and also effective fish husbandry of the fry and smolts.  Applications would be particularly welcome from candidates who have some experience in freshwater operations; however this is not essential as full training and support would be provided. The chosen applicant will be part of a large team so must be self-motivated and have good communication skills. Beyond the nature of the role, the post holder would be expected to undertake over-time as required in order to accommodate the business needs of the Unit and, for the same reason, would be part of the site Alarm Rota which would involve staying in the hatchery accommodation.  The unit operates a one week on/off rota working between 10 and 12 hours per day. A driving license is essential. If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please submit an application in writing with details of relevant experience
Marine Harvest Scotland Stob Ban House, Glen Nevis Business Park, Fort William, PH33 6RX
Aug 25, 2016
Full time
Marine Harvest Scotland is the largest producer of Atlantic salmon in Scotland. The Company employs a workforce of over 500 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, producing high quality, healthy and nutritious seafood in the most sustainable way. Marine Harvest (Scotland) Limited are seeking an exceptional candidate to fulfil this exciting role which requires the incumbent to map out the development required to create an aquaculture industry focussed modelling tool. You will be expected to liaise with industry stakeholders, academic institutes, and regulators in order to understand current and potential constraints surrounding sound environmental modelling allowing aquaculture expansion aligned with environmental protection, with the ultimate goal of designing and developing an industry accepted hydrodynamic modelling tool for application in the aquaculture sector. The successful candidate will have experience in constructing and running hydrodynamic models and an ability to programme and write the necessary code to model and predict sediment transport and deposition which simulates benthic loading from aquaculture operations. Particle tracking to simulate sea lice population dynamics and modelling the connectivity and transmission of sea lice also forms part of the remit and requirement of this role. Candidates will be educated to MSc level or above in the relevant field and/or have extensive experience working in this area. Reporting directly to the Technical Services Manager, the successful candidate will be a self-motivated, results-driven individual. The role benefits from the autonomy of a senior position, whilst working within a successful Environmental Team. Knowledge of the aquaculture industry is preferential but not essential. In return the successful candidate will benefit from an attractive salary package, including bonus, and the opportunity to develop their career through this exciting role. Interested candidates should apply in writing providing reasons for applying and relevant skills and experience