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Senior Marine Operative - Portree

We are looking to recruit a Senior Marine Operative to join our Marine team based at Portree.

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

Senior Marine Operative

Location: Portree, Isle of Skye (what3words Location Code: ///december.arriving.sprains*)

Salary: Up to £37,287.26 per annum (includes contractual overtime)

Entitled to additional non-contractual overtime (paid at x1.5 Monday to Saturday and x2 Sunday)

The Opportunity:

We are looking to recruit a Senior Marine Operative to work as directed by the Marine Site Manager and to assume responsibility for the day-to-day operations of marine sites, vessels and equipment, shore bases and staff within your control. 

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Operating to the highest standard of husbandry, biosecurity, food safety and quality.
  • Monitoring feed and biological performance
  • Feeding and movement of feed
  • Sea lice identification and reporting
  • Sampling, weighing and grading of fish
  • Site maintenance including net changing etc.
  • Boat handling
  • Understanding of site KPI’s and support to the manager 

Your Skills & Experience:

  • Ideally have experience of working within the marine industry
  • Experience in aquaculture and fish husbandry
  • Full clean driver’s license
  • Good practical skills
  • Team player
  • Experience of working on and around boats
  • Flexibility regarding working hours 

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
  • 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.

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