Aquaculture Technician – Full Time, Camp Shift

Aquaculture
Whitehorse, Yukon
Posted 10 months ago
Icy Waters Ltd.Whitehorse, YT
$14 an hour
Aquaculture Technician

Full Time, Rotation Shifts

(camp shift 8 on / 6 off)

Icy Waters Ltd, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

Start Date: April 2017 Rate of pay: $14/h

Come and join us for a truly unique work experience… in aquaculture in the Yukon!

Icy Waters Ltd. is one of the premier Arctic Char farms in the world; dedicated to the development, growth, processing and sale of premium Arctic Charr and “Yukon Gold” Arctic Charr ova. Located in Whitehorse, Yukon, you will be surrounded by outdoor enthusiasts and enjoy a relaxed way of life in a small but cultured city!

The 8:6 camp shift requires that you work 10 hour days and then remain on site to do night rounds for 7 consecutive nights. Overnight accommodation will be provided for the 7 nights on site. Following those 8 work days, you are off for 6 days to make the most of your Yukon experience!

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the implementation of technical activities in the Hatchery and/or Tank Farm. These activities include, but are not limited to, spawning, incubation, egg packing, harvesting, feeding, grading, vaccination, daily husbandry, water quality, record keeping and maintaining a tidy work.
  • Respond to alarms.
  • Work weekends, evenings and various hours as required during your shifts.
  • Follow all Icy Waters Policies and Procedures and Standard Operating Procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Background or experience in Aquaculture is an asset, but not required.
  • Working knowledge of computers, specifically data entry.
  • High School Education.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work in a cold, wet environment and adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Criminal Record Check for the past five years (further security clearance will be required after hire).

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