Marine Senior Husbandry, Eday, Orkney


07 Jan 19

Application Deadline

25 Jan 19

Eday is an idyllic Island of Orkney located north of the Scottish mainland and home to around 150 people and a vast range of wildlife. In February 2019, we will be introducing a new shift pattern which will see the team split and operate a two-week on/off shift rota.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Husbandry person to support the Farm Manager in the day to day operation of the site.

About you

The successful candidate will have at least 2 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 being proactive in health and safety.

Candidates will be Day Skipper qualified (or equivalent) and ambitious enough to pursue a Yacht-Master Coastal.  A full clean drivers licence is also essential.

You will have the drive to succeed, a well developed sense of pride and the ability to inspire others.  Gifted communication skills are essential and your ability to plan ahead will be matched by close attention to detail.

The package

In return, we will offer an attractive salary reflective of your experience, as well as additional payments on completion of specific training, production bonus, discretionary company bonus, pension scheme, life cover, occupational health support, subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.

How to apply

The deadline for applying is Friday 25 January 2019. You can download an application form here. Alternatively, should you have any questions about the role, you can email

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.