Saltwater Aquaculture Worker

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Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/9/2022 1:11 PM)
Job ID
Saltwater Operations


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Cold Ocean Salmon Inc., a division of Cooke Aquaculture Inc., a dynamic and growing east coast family company, with Platinum Member status in the Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program, is offering a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join the Company’s team as Aquaculture Site and Maintenance Vessel Workers.  


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. 


The Role:

The primary duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring and operating the feeding systems. 
  • Report any observed irregularities in stocks.
  • Grid installation and inspection/repair.
  • Marine cage and net installation and removal.
  • Operate, maintain, and clean aquaculture equipment and enclosures.
  • General site maintenance including net washing.
  • Operation of boats for aquaculture operations.
  • Grade and weigh aquaculture stock.
  • Harvest assistance as required.


The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated team player willing to work flexible work hours and schedules.  You must have the ability to work in outside weather conditions on aquaculture sites and/or aboard maintenance vessels.  This is a labour-intensive position, requires standing for long periods of time, and applicants must be comfortable working in outside weather conditions on both aquaculture sites and aboard maintenance vessels. 


*Applicants must hold or be willing to obtain a Marine Emergency Duties (MED) certificate


Experience within the aquaculture field would be considered an asset but not required as on the job training is provided.


Salary commensurate with experience which includes a competitive health and dental benefit package.


The Opportunity: 

The role description is just one part of the story. This is an opportunity to grow, to work within the parameters of the role but to reach your fullest potential. We are a team that is driven to succeed. We count performance, we reward contribution and we recognize talent.  It is about being at the center of a growing, global leader in seafood and knowing you are part of that growth. The ability to bring your passion for learning, desire for growth and energy for moving your career forward is what we offer. 


The Why: 

Why Cooke…simple because we are a company that rewards initiative, resourcefulness and work ethic.  We will champion your growth and provide you with the platform to create your path, your career, and your future. 



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