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Floating Oyster Farm & Nursery Worker for Fanny Bay Oysters (Taylor Shellfish Inc.)


How To Apply

Position:Floating Oyster Farm & Nursery Worker
Employer:Fanny Bay Oysters (Taylor Shellfish Inc.)
Sector:Agriculture, Animals, Aquaculture
Closing Date:2024-Jul-23
Salary or Wage:$20 per hour
Full or Part Time:Full Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP
Contact:Malindi Taylor


- Enjoy working outside
- Work well in a team environment
- Have an interest in shellfish aquaculture
- This is a floating farm and nursery so you must be comfortable working on boats and floating platforms/rafts
- Extra skills that are not required but would be beneficial:
- Boat license
- Small crane operating experience

Duties and Responsibilities

Tasks include, but are not limited to:
- Oyster floating pouch maintenance
- Repairing/building new nursery systems
- Loading/splitting/harvesting oyster seed from floating pouches
- Grading and screening oyster seed
- Reporting oyster seed health numbers to farm management

Additional Details

- Fanny Bay Oysters is looking for innovative thinkers to help us maintain and grow our floating farms and nursery in the Okeover Inlet and Desolation Sound area
- Our crew is mainly based out of the Powell River/Lund area and works under our Farm Manager, Stacie Fawcett, and Director of Farms, Alex Munro
- Our farms and nurseries in this area are wide spread and are undergoing a lot of new changes and updates
- We are looking for crew that are interested in help us create and maintain Canada's largest oyster nursery
- Our crew generally works 7AM - 3PM on the water, weather depending
- Full time positions are available starting at $20/hr with a comprehensive benefits package

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