Farm Technician - Colonsay

Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd

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Marine Harvest is one of the largest seafood companies in the world, and the world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon. The company employs 12,717 people globally, and is represented in 24 countries. In 2016 the company had a turnover of EUR 3.6 billion.

Marine Harvest supplies healthy, delicious and sustainably farmed salmon and processed seafood to more than 70 markets worldwide.  In 2016 harvest volumes of salmon were 381,000 tonnes (GWE).

Due to the current incumbent moving to another post in the Company, we currently have a vacancy for a Farm Technician at our seawater site on the Isle of Colonsay.

The successful applicant will be responsible for general site and boat work associated duties including containment checks, Barge feeding, net washing, basic maintenance and other general farm tasks as required. Reporting to both Boatman/Skipper and Farm Managers. Must be willing to work flexibly to meet the demands of the farm and the conditions.

Working pattern is a two week on/off rota. Accommodation will be provided on the Island if required during shift.

Applications are invited from individuals who have a positive approach to this type of work and who are competent swimmers.  Experience is certainly an advantage although training will be provided. Driving licence is essential.

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.

In return, we offer an attractive salary, bonus, pension, Occupation Health Support and training/development opportunities.

If you wish to apply, please upload your Covering Letter and CV to our MHS People website by Friday 2 March 2018. Alternatively, if you do not have access to the internet, please send a copy of your application to the Human Resources Department, Stob Ban House, Glen Nevis Business Park, Fort William, PH33 6RX.

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