Farm Technician – Must be eligible to work in Canada at present (Full Time)


Coastal Shellfish Limited Partnership


Urgently hiring

Coastal Shellfish is a scallop farming company operating out of Prince Rupert, culturing Great Bear Scallops in the coastal rainforest of Northern BC where the Pacific Ocean is clean and pristine. Great Bear Scallops are grown in an environmentally friendly way combining world class technology with traditional knowledge. We are proud of our Aboriginal heritage and the extra care we take to produce pure sustainable seafood.

Coastal Shellfish is currently offering exciting entry level positions in shellfish aquaculture, with opportunities to learn and progress within the industry.

Job Descriptions: Farm Technician

Main Responsibilities / Job Duties:

Ø Scallop husbandry: Seeding, grading and cleaning, harvesting

Ø Farm maintenance: Cleaning floatation and longlines, preparing farm equipment for use Attributes and Qualifications:

Must live in Canada

Ø Hardworking, enthusiastic and punctual

Ø Preference to working outside, even in adverse weather conditions

Ø Willingness to learn new skills and techniques to advance

Ø Experience at sea (fisheries or aquaculture based) an asset but not essential as full training provided

Ø Marine training relevant to small aquaculture vessels (SVOP, ROC(M), MED(A3) or willingness to undergo training and exams

The right candidate should be able to demonstrate:

Ø Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively.

Ø Determine priorities and work to agreed objectives

Ø Flexibility, confidence and the ability to work well on their own initiative and as a part of a team.

Ø Developed communications skills including conflict resolution

Ø Follow operating procedures and company and customer standards

Ø Ensure safety and security of the vessel

Ø The ability to work effectively in a high intensity, physically demanding project.

Ø Good housekeeping skills with a positive attitude

Wages and Benefits:

Ø Coastal Shellfish offers competitive wages and the potential to progress

After probationary period, full time employees receive an excellent benefits package including medical, dental and pension coverages

Part-time hours: 30-40 per week

Expected start date: 2020-09-21

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $16.50-$19.00 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends


  • Marine: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Secondary School (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

How to Apply