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Fish farm Technician


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  • IDAS Trout Farm Ltd.
  • 11/17/18
  • Ireland
  • Dependant on experience / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Summary

IDAS Trout Farm Ltd. Is based in Aughrim, Co. Wicklow, Ireland and comprises of four farms growing Rainbow Trout from egg to market size.

The position (Fish farm technician) will be outdoors solely and would require a person thats motivated, hardworking and has ability to work with a team to keep and maintain a high standard of fish welfare on all farms while producing a high end product for the Irish and European markets.

Job Description
Day to Day husbandry of Rainbow TroutOncorhynchus mykiss.
Daily environmental recording.
Machinery upkeep and operation. Tracking and grading fish throughout all life stages to market.
Harvesting of fish.
Loading fish to be hauled to the processing plant/Hauling fish within the farms or to other farms. (Trailer License is a plus but necessary.
Maintenance skills and familiarity of woodwork, net stitching among other skills not required but beneficial.
Perform mathematical abilities consistent with routine daily fish movements, including, correctly reading sight gauges, filling out harvest dockets, calculating sample counts, etc.
Ability to understand English required for safety purposes.
Communicate and Work as a Team Member:
Communicate with fellow employees to complete tasks and adhere to safety standards.
Ability to work flexible work schedules with varying hours as required. Required for weekend cover on rotation basis amongst other colleagues.
Night and Alarm/out of hours cover on rotation between all staff.
Miscellaneous Duties as assigned.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed in such a position.

The worker is subject to outside environmental conditions: The worker is subject to noise. The worker can be subject to hot, cold and wet conditions (Seasonal).

Essential Skills
Proven farm experience is a plus. Relevant Qualifications are a plus but not required.
Full Driving License is required - Trailer license is a plus.
Record keeping, organizational skills.
Exemplary Attendance.
Ability to work on own initiative and also as a team player.
Ability to communicate both verbally and in written form.
Ability to communicate in English in order to adhere to safety standards.Typical Physical Activity

Accommodation is provided to the right candidate. Salary package is dependent experience.

Email a cover letter and CV detailing your experiences and explaining why you would suit such a position


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