Experienced Husbandry Opportunities

Scottish Sea Farms

  • Sector: Aquaculture
  • Location: Kishorn
  • From £24,137 per annum
  • Hours: Full Time Permanent
  • Contact: Angela Hand



Are you seriously experienced in fish husbandry? Do you want to transform how you work? Are you committed to the west coast of Scotland? Are you determined to make a difference in your working life? Our Kishorn, Nevis and Summer Isles Marine Farms have record farm performance, so working within our newly designed farming structures, and highly supportive teams might be just what you are searching for in your next career step!

ABOUT THE JOB The husbandry role is crucial to our success in ensuring the best management of our superior quality Scottish Salmon. We want people to lead on fish health, to lead on Health and Safety, to drive change and to be entrepreneurial, to lead on feed and performance, to stretch us and themselves and in doing so, gain industry-leading rewards. Husbandry is a goal-led, continuous improvement and highly creative role and we want the very best experts to deliver for our fish.

ABOUT SCOTTISH SEA FARMS At Scottish Sea Farms we are committed to supporting local economies in some of the most remote parts of the Scottish Highlands and Islands by providing employment and career development opportunities in the local communities in which we operate. Our team is 1st in industry accredited at platinum standard through Investors in People and at gold standard through Investors in Young People. Our employees are actively supported in ways that encourage and demand strong leadership.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE You’ll have at least 2 years of practical salmon husbandry experience and will demonstrate strong leadership and competence across a wide range of fish-farming disciplines, with a current driving licence and preferably a formal boat qualification. You’ll also have a keen interest in developing your expertise on feeding and net management.

ABOUT THE PACKAGE As well as a generous salary and weekend payments, we also offer a structured training plan; Career development; 30 days paid holiday; Re-location and accommodation support; Travel allowance (over 30 miles one-way); Crop performance bonus (to max £7k per crop); Discretionary Company bonus; Pension scheme; Life Insurance Cover; Employee Assistance Programme; Subsidised gym membership; Cycle to work scheme.

A current driving licence is essential.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons; however you must be able to provide documentation of your right to work in the UK. If you are interested in knowing more, please contact HR on 01786 445 521 or visit our careers page at 

Closing date: 31st May 2019

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