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Vacancies:

Full-time: Site Manager

Full-time: Site Assistants

Location

Stronsay, Orkney

CLOSING DATE

3 January 2020

THE COMPANY

Cooke is a global seafood company with operations in North America, Europe, and South America. Our company’s success is driven by our dynamic, highly skilled and innovative management team, supported by dedicated employees who live in coastal communities and contribute to the local area’s economy and sense of community.

Cooke Aquaculture Scotland is committed to responsible and sustainable production and the delivery of high-quality products through a number of accreditations.

THE ROLE

As part of our ongoing expansion, we are delighted to begin the recruitment for our new Seawater sites in Stronsay, Orkney. We are looking for a strong team who, with a passion for our sector, will assist with the site implementation and ongoing development of this area.

Alongside the initial start-up, the successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with a variety of different areas within the farming process, such as: feeding, grading, splitting, fish husbandry, harvesting and general site maintenance.  For our Manager vacancy, you will report to our Orkney Area Manager and have responsibility for the overall management of our two Stronsay Seawater Sites.

All candidates must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, and be flexible with working hours. You will need to be a team player, but have the ability to work alone when required. You must have at least three years relevant Aquaculture Management experience to be considered for our Site Manager opportunity.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS DESIRED, BUT NOT ESSENTIAL, AS FULL TRAINING WILL BE PROVIDED

  • Sea survival qualification
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Loadall/Forklift Licence
  • Manual Handling
  • Boatmasters or Powerboat Level 2 Certificate
  • Full UK driving licence

THE TERMS

In return, we offer exceptional terms and conditions, including: excellent salary, overtime, company bonus, annual leave, cycle-to-work scheme, refer-a-friend scheme, employer pension contribution, occupational health support, life insurance and employee events. A relocation package may be available for the right candidate.

APPLY

For more information on our vacancy, and in particular to the hours of work, please contact Robert Peterson on 07919 912916, or email: Robert.Peterson@cookeaqua.com

If you wish to apply for this vacancy please email your CV and covering letter, stating which vacancy you are applying for, to recruitment@cookeaqua.com by 03 January 2020.

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