Skippers, Beinn An Oir / Sarah Ann

Mowi Scotland

  • Sector: Aquaculture
  • Location: PA31
  • £29,355 to £32,027 per annum
  • Hours: Full Time Permanent
  • Contact: Emma Robertson
  • Reference: Skippers, Beinn An Oir / Sarah Ann

We are currently looking to employ a Skipper for one of our newly built service vessels, which is due to arrive imminently. The vessel is 19m x 7m and has full accommodation and galley facilities on board. The other vessel is our service support vessel the Sarah Ann which is 19m x 6m full accommodation and facilities on board. These vessels will provide a valuable service to the Company’s seawater sites in the Lower South region, which includes our sites at Carradale, Craobh Haven and Colonsay in the Inner Hebrides. The successful candidate will be required to join the vessel at any of these locations within the area and live on board during shift.

Role and responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Farm Managers to provide the most efficient service to the area
  • Assisting with sea lice/AGD treatments and net changing
  • Site setup
  • Maintain the vessel to a high standard, ensuring full compliance at all times to workboat code and certification.
  • Ensure bio-security records are kept up-to-date
  • Other general farm duties


  • Certification to operate a vessel up to 24 metres day and night
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Work flexibly to meet the demands of the job
  • Positive approach to this type of work
  • Drivers licence is essential. No driving licence? We can help you with the cost of lessons.

Mowi offers

  • 2 week on / 2 weeks off shift pattern
  • Attractive salary, bonus and pension
  • Occupational Health Support
  • Training/development opportunities

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. We are willing to consider flexible working arrangements and are an Equal Opportunities employer. To apply for this vacancy, you must be eligible to work in the UK.

If you wish to apply, please upload your Covering Letter and CV to our website by Friday 11th October 2019.

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