Environmental Technician

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 an Environmental Technician within our Environment Team.

The successful candidate will be required to carry out a variety of duties to support the work of the Environment Team. The range of duties will include current meter deployment and retrieval and the initial processing of collected data, undertaking depth surveys, equipment repair and maintenance and site visit preparation. The successful candidate will be required to assist with the collection and processing of environmental samples, collected from the seabed and water column.

The role will involve a considerable amount of travel to sites, and the successful candidate must be willing to work flexibly to meet the demands of the job. Work experience of environmental issues in the fish farming industry, computer literacy and an organised approach to work is essential. Training will be provided, and a current driving licence is essential.

The post is offered on a full time, permanent basis and you will be required to work a flexible 40 hour week, which infrequently may require some weekend work/travel.

Applications are invited from individuals who have a positive attitude, and are interest in developing their skills, and can work well within a team and autonomously.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. Informal enquiries can be directed to Stephen MacIntyre mobile 07584 568274 or the Human Resources Department. 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 9th 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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