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Aqua Technician – Girlsta

Scottish Sea Farms Limited

Closing Date
1 May 2024
Scottish Sea Farms Limited
Job Details


Aqua Technician

Girlsta Hatchery, Shetland


At Scottish Sea Farms we are committed to supporting local economies in some of the most remote parts of the Scottish Highlands and Islands by providing employment and career development opportunities in the local communities in which we operate.

Our teams are the first in our industry accredited at Platinum standard through Investors in People. Our employees are actively supported in ways that encourage and demand strong leadership.


Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) technology is the new evolving area of aquaculture. If you are eager to learn and be part of the growth and investment of our RAS system in Girlsta there are opportunities arising for people to train as RAS technicians and gain experience and knowledge in this new and innovative area of aquaculture. Previous aquaculture experience would be beneficial but is not a necessity for this role as full training will be provided as well as the opportunity of further education with regards to SVQ level 2 and 3 in aquaculture. Key requirements would be a willingness to learn and work in an environment that combines technology and biology, as well as collaborating as part of our close-knit team where high standards of fish welfare is at the heart of our goals.


Benefits include generous remuneration package; crop performance bonus; discretionary company bonus; pension scheme; life insurance cover; employee assistance programme; subsidised gym membership, cycle to work scheme, prescription eyewear discount, pre-school childcare contribution.


We are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified people; however, you must be able to provide documentation of your right to work in the UK.

To apply, please visit the careers page on our website:

For an informal discussion (and possibly a site tour) in regards to this position please call Bryan Manson on 0747 0110368


Closing date for applications: 1 May 2014



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