Harvest Operatives (Nightshift) - Arnish

The Scottish Salmon Company


From £9.51 per hour Occupational health service, pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, retail discount scheme Full Time Permanent Contact: Emily Stewart Reference: HVOARN

Harvest Operatives (Nightshift)
Location: Arnish
Salary: £9.51 per hour, plus can unsociable hours payment of £17.33 per shift
Shift: Mon-Fri, hours vary depending on business needs

Why work with us?

  • £150 million turnover
  • 650 + employees
  • 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 investment within the company, we are looking to recruit Harvest Operatives to work as directed by the Harvest Manager or his/her deputy to harvest fish in a consistent manner and to the required standards in accordance with all Food Hygiene, Company Health & Safety and Environmental legislation and all animal welfare recommendations.


  • Pre-harvest checks
  • Pre-harvest set up of site and equipment prior to harvest Harvest process
  • Fish swabbing & water/sampling as and when required by Technical Post-harvest checks.
  • Cleaning and Hygiene processes of Harvest station and surrounding areas at the end of each harvest
  • Prepare for next day’s harvest


  • Team player
  • Ideally hold a First Aid Certification and Intermediate Food Hygiene Certification
  • An interest in Aquaculture
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures
  • Preferably have experience of working in a similar role

In return we offer over 15 employee benefits, including:

  • 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 or Partner
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Professional Development Opportunities

How to Apply:

Please complete and fill out the Application Form available on our website and send to (link removed)

Closing Date:

Thursday 20th May 2021

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