Deckhand, Ailsa Craig

Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd

  • Sector: Aquaculture
  • Location: Scotland
  • £19,555 to £24,808 per annum
  • Hours: Full Time Permanent
  • Contact: Sarah Ralston
  • Reference: Deckhand, Ailsa Craig

Marine Harvest is the world’s leading seafood company and the largest producer of salmon. The company employs over 13,000 employees globally in 24 countries. Every day our employees produce 6.2 million healthy and delicious meals, served to customers across the globe.

Marine Harvest covers the whole value and production chain, from feed to plate, and through our vision of leading the “Blue Revolution” we are dedicated to farming the ocean in a responsible and efficient way.

Due to the current incumbent leaving the Company, we are currently looking to employ a Deckhand onboard the Ailsa Craig workboat. The vessel will provide a valuable service to the Company’s sites assisting with sea lice treatments, net changing and other general farm duties across our seawater sites in Scotland.

Applicants are required to hold relevant certificates and a valid medical, and experience in this type of work is preferable although not essential as further training will be provided.  The successful applicant will be required to work as part of a team servicing all seawater sites and play a vital role in terms of supporting the sites and further enhancing biological performance, ensuring that the vessel is cleaned and maintained to a high standard. The successful applicant must be willing to work flexibly to meet the demands of the job. The shift pattern for this post is two weeks on / two weeks off. Driving licence is essential. No driving licence? We can help you with the cost of lessons.

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. To apply for this vacancy, you must be eligible to work in the UK.

If you wish to apply, please upload your Covering Letter and CV to our MHS People website by Friday 03 August 2018.


£27,670 to £30,188 per annum, Scotland

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