Aquaculture Technician

  • Icicle Seafoods Inc
  • Anacortes, WA, United States
  • Oct 03, 2016
Seasonal Technicians

Job Description

Cooke Aquaculture – Pacific farms Atlantic salmon throughout the Puget Sound area of Washington State. This is a seasonal position that offers the opportunity to gain exposure to the growing field of Aquaculture and is an excellent way to get your foot in the door with both Icicle Seafoods and the fishing industry. This position will help with the daily operations around the farm facilities, including feeding and monitoring the overall health of the fish. Work is performed primarily on floating fish pens which are located outdoors in the waters near La Conner, WA. This is an hourly position that will report to the site manager. Must bring sack lunch and water as food will not be provided during work shift.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for harvesting process, including the stun and bleed process as well as monitoring the quality of the fish throughout the harvesting process.

  • Responsible for maintenance of site equipment and facilities. Including float scraping and fish net washing.

  • Complete regular and scheduled fish feeding.

  • Monitor overall health and size of fish stock.

  • Assist with transfer of stock between pens and sites, harvesting of fish stock.

  • Sort fish to maintain optimum health of stock.

  • Other duties as assigned.