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Skipper/ Farm Technician

Job details
Posting date: 24 May 2024
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 16 June 2024
Location: Portree, IV51 9EZ
Remote working: On-site only
Company: HIJOBS
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 304437

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Summary

Skipper/ Farm Technician Beinn Sgritheall, Loch Hourn Basic Salary from 32,000 per annum Plus additional shift allowances We are currently looking for a passionate and highly motivated individual to take the lead on our vessel,

Skipper/ Farm Technician

Beinn Sgritheall, Loch Hourn

Basic Salary from £32,000 per annum

Plus additional shift allowances

We are currently looking for a passionate and highly motivated individual to take the lead on our vessel, Beinn Sgritheall. Beinn Sgritheall is a dedicated net cleaning boat for the Company’s seawater site at Loch Hourn. The role is challenging, but ultimately very rewarding and can lead to a variety of fulfilling career progression opportunities.

If you are ambitious and motivated and want to work with a likeminded team, then this is the role for you. This post is offered on a full time, permanent basis. The successful candidate will be required to work on a two week on/two week off rotational basis, providing an excellent work/life balance opportunity. Accommodation is available for the successful candidate whilst on shift.

About the job

This role is a crucial part of the operations process. We need our employees to strive for continuous improvement. The job includes, but is not limited to:

  • Maintaining the vessel to a high standard, ensuring full compliance at all times to workboat code and certification
  • Work closely with the Farm Managers to provide the most efficient service to the site
  • Ensuring nets on site are cleaned and maintained to a high standard
  • Maintaining a net cleaning routine
  • Managing the maintenance of engines, machinery and equipment on board the vessel
  • Ensuring bio-security records are kept up-to-date
  • Other general farm duties

Ideal candidate

The ideal candidate should have an interest in the aquaculture industry and be willing to learn. They will be willing to expand their understanding and work hard on the job.

  • Experience is desirable, but not essential as training will be provided
  • Certification to operate a vessel up to 24 metres, day and night
  • You will be required to hold, or able to obtain, and retain an ML5 or ENG1 medical certificate
  • Flexible approach to working to meet the demands of the job
  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Ability to understand the aims of the site and to support the rest of the team to achieve these
  • Respect for the need for safe working practices
  • Drivers licence is essential. No driving licence? Don’t worry, we can help with the cost of lessons

What does Mowi offer?

In return for your effort, you will be part of the team in a constantly expanding industry. Our Mowi Rewards include:

  • A competitive salary;
  • Shift allowances;
  • Generous cyclical bonus scheme;
  • Generous pension scheme;
  • Life assurance cover;
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • Healthy Lifestyle contribution to support an active lifestyle;
  • Employee discounts at participating retailers;
  • Occupational Health Support & Employee Assistance Programme;
  • Training & Development opportunities;
  • Plus many more.

If this role sounds like the right fit for you, we would love to hear from you! Please visit mowi.com/careers to apply;

Deadline to apply: TBC

Mowi values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunities employer. To apply for this vacancy, you must be eligible to work in the UK.

Please note, we retain the right to close this vacancy or keep it open subject to volume and quality of applications. We would therefore encourage candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

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