Marine senior husbandry staff, Orkney


08 Apr 19

Application Deadline

19 Apr 19

Earnings potential of up to £35,000
We’re recruiting for senior husbandry staff to support our farm managers in the day to day operation of our marine farms at Lober Rock, Shapinsay and Westerbister in Orkney.

About you
Applicants should have at least one years’ practical salmon farming experience with a specific interest in feeding routines. You should be able to demonstrate competence across a wide range of farming disciplines including fish health monitoring, stock appetite assessment, boat handling skills, feeding system and boat maintenance, whilst also being proactive in health and safety.

Candidates will be Day Skipper qualified (or equivalent) and ambitious enough to pursue a Yacht-Master Coastal. You will have the drive to succeed, a well-developed sense of pride and the ability to inspire others. Strong communication skills are essential and your ability to plan ahead will be matched by close attention to detail and a current driving licence is essential.  You could live and work on Orkney already, or you could be joining our team from further afield; a relocation package is on offer for the right candidate.

The package
The role comes with a competitive salary reflective of experience, crop bonus, discretionary company bonus, pension support, life cover, occupational health support, structured training plan, as well as the offer of subsidised gym membership and a cycle to work scheme.  As stated earlier, a relocation package will also be available if required.

How to apply
It's quick and easy to apply. Simply download an application form here. Should you have any questions about the role, email You have until Friday 19 April 2019 to apply.

Please note, we are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, you must be able to provide documentation of your right to work in the UK.