Farm Technician, Rum

Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd

  • Sector: Aquaculture
  • Location: Small Isles
  • £18,985 to £24,085 per annum GBP 18985
  • Hours: Full Time Permanent
  • Contact: Sarah Ralston
  • Reference: Farm Technician, Rum

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).

Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd have now successfully been awarded planning permission to install a fish farm on the Isle of Rum. This is part of a move to expand the business by developing a number of new sites on the west coast of Scotland. As a result, we are looking to start the recruitment process for a Farm Technician, to be a part of the team on this new and exciting project.

The successful applicant will be required to carry out a variety of duties including feeding, net changing and other general farm tasks, and be willing to work flexibly to meet the demands of the job.

This post is offered on a full time, permanent basis. The successful candidate will be required to work on a two week on/two week off rotational basis.

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. A 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. In addition, these posts also come with subsistence allowance and holiday buy back allowance.

If you wish to apply, please upload your Covering Letter and CV to our MHS People website by Friday 1 June 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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