Senior Marine Operative

The Scottish Salmon Company

  • Sector: Aquaculture
  • Location: Benbecula
  • £25,420 to £28,821 per annum, Relocation support available. Market leading pension scheme, incentive scheme
  • Hours: Full Time Permanent
  • Contact: Isabelle Davies
  • Reference: Maragay Mor, North Benbecula

Senior Marine Oeprative
Location: Maragay Mor, Uist
Salary: £25,420 - £28,821 per annum dependent on experience, plus overtime at an enhanced rate

Why work with us?

• £150 million turnover
• 650 + staff (continually growing)
• We sell to over 26 countries around the world
• We are an internationally recognised pioneer in Aquaculture
• Sustainability is at the core of all our activities

The Scottish Salmon Company produces Scotland’s Finest Sea Loch Fresh Salmon with Pride and Passion.

With our head office in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, we breed, rear and process superior salmon exclusively in the pristine waters of the Scottish Western Highlands and Islands. Our customers appreciate our product quality, service excellence and provenance guarantee. We are also the proud recipients of multiple industry awards recognizing our commitment to Scotland, our industry and staff.

We are always looking for ambitious and motivated individuals to join our passionate team so if you want to test yourself in a challenging workplace, look no further…

Due to significant growth within the company we are looking to recruit a Senior Marine Operative to work as directed by the Marine Site Manager and to assume responsibility for the day to day operations of marine sites, vessels and equipment, shore bases and staff within your control.


• Operates to the highest standard of husbandry, biosecurity, food safety and quality.
• Monitoring feed and biological performance
• Feeding and movement of feed
• Sea lice identification and reporting
• Sampling, weighing and grading of fish
• Site maintenance including net changing etc.
• Boat Handling
• Understanding of site KPI’s and support to the manager


• Ideally have experience of working within the marine industry
• Experience in aquaculture and fish husbandry
• Full clean driver’s license
• Good practical skills
• Team player
• Experience of working on and around boats
• Flexibility regarding working hours


In return we offer over 15 employee benefits, including:

·   Incentive Bonus

·   Competitive salary package

·   Market leading pension scheme

·   Cycle to work scheme

·   Retail discount scheme

·   Employee assistance program

·   Relocation support

·   Critical Illness Cover – also for Spouse and Partner

·   Occupational Health Service

·   Professional Development Opportunities


Closing Date:

Tuesday 18th February 2020

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