Skipper

At Bakkafrost Scotland we breed, rear and process superior salmon in the pristine waters of the West Highlands and Islands. As a Skipper you will work as directed by the Inbound Logistics Controller and hold...

At Bakkafrost Scotland we breed, rear and process superior salmon in the pristine waters of the West Highlands and Islands.  As a Skipper you will work as directed by the Inbound Logistics Controller and hold overall responsibility for the vessel and the crew onboard. You will be responsible for two deckhands and a first mate and you will ensure the safe operation of he vessel whilst constantly assessing the risk involved in all activities both ashore and at sea - click on the job specification link for full details of the role.  In addition to a competitive salary, including a recent increase to help support our employees through the cost of living crisis, we offer the following:

  • Share bonus program
  • Market-leading pension
  • Non-contributory life insurance and individual critical illness cover
  • Generous Occupational Sick Pay
  • 22 days’ holiday per year (inclusive of public holidays) and the option to buy or sell up to 2 days’ entitlement
  • Enhanced relocation support
  • Discretionary Area Allowance of £2,000
  • Overtime paid daily (paid at x1.5 Monday to Saturday and x2 Sunday)
  • Working Away from Home Allowance
  • Long service award - £500 after 5 years' service, £2,000 after 10 years' service
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • Professional development support and employee assistance program
  • A commitment to health & safety and an excellent occupational health service
  • Continuing investment in our business, our people and our technology
  • Wider Wallet Scheme giving access to discounts from over 14,500 retailers in the UK
  • Cycle to Work Scheme - saving between 25-39% on the cost of a new bike
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