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Marine Operatives - (2 weeks on/off) Gometra

We are looking to recruit Marine Operatives, on a 2 weeks on 2 weeks off basis, to join our Marine team. The roles will be based at our Gometra site.

Accommodation will be provided during your 2 weeks on period.

Please complete and return the attached Application_Form or send your CV and Cover Letter to workwithus@scottishsalmon.com.

Marine Operative - Permanent 

Location: Gometra, Isle of Mull

2 weeks on, 2 weeks off (80 hours per week)

Salary: Up to £27,216.05 per annum

The Site & Location:

Based on the scenic Isle of Mull, this area is perfect for those who enjoy biking, hillwalking, wildlife-spotting and being outside in nature. 

With relocation and accommodation support available, now is the perfect time to take your next step with The Scottish Salmon Company.

The Opportunity:

  • Increased salary dependent on competencies
  • Premium overtime rates
  • Financial relocation support available, including accommodation options

Due to significant investment in the company, we are now looking to recruit Marine Operatives to work as directed by the Marine Site Manager, supporting with day-to-day operations to meet the needs of the business.  

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Feeding and movement of feed
  • Sea lice identification and reporting
  • Sampling, weighing and grading of fish
  • Disease and parasite control
  • Site maintenance including net changing etc.
  • Boat handling
  • Stock movements 

Your skills will be assessed against our competency framework which has been nominated for two awards. The framework clearly shows what is required to move to the next level and training is provided to support your career progression.

Your Skills & Experience:

  • An interest in aquaculture and fish husbandry
  • Experience of working on and around boats
  • Full clean driver’s license
  • Ideally have experience of working in the marine industry
  • Able to follow safe working practices
  • Able to understand site KPI’s and support the site team 

The Benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary, with regular reviews, we offer many other benefits including:

  • Enhanced relocation support
  • Friends & family referral scheme
  • Market leading pension scheme
  • Holiday buy & sell scheme
  • Cycle to work & retail discount schemes
  • Employee assistance program
  • Critical Illness Cover – also for your spouse or partner
  • Occupational health service
  • Professional development opportunities 

The Company:

  • Part of the Bakkafrost Group
  • 600+ UK employees
  • We sell to over 26 countries around the world
  • We are an internationally recognised pioneer in Aquaculture
  • Sustainability is at the core of all our activities 

With our head office in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, we breed, rear and process superior salmon exclusively in the pristine waters of the Scottish Western Highlands and Islands.

Our customers appreciate our product quality, service excellence and provenance guarantee. We are also the proud recipients of multiple industry awards recognising our commitment to Scotland, our industry and employees.

How to Apply:

Please complete and return the attached Application_Form or send your CV and Cover Letter to workwithus@scottishsalmon.com.

Please note, applications are accepted on a rolling basis and the advert will close once the successful candidate has been appointed.

Closing date: