Aquaculture Technicians (Experienced & Trainee)

Grieg Seafood Shetland Ltd

AddressGremista, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0PX
Closing DateFriday 22 November 2019


Grieg Seafood Shetland Ltd is recruiting for Aquaculture Technicians, both experienced and at trainee level.


The Role

Based in Shetland and reporting to the Site Manager/Assistant Site Manager the role entails:

Prioritise, plan and carry out the day to day work for your site/s, ensuring it is done to the highest standard. This will include the following tasks (not exhaustive):

    • Containment checks
    • Liaising closely with the feeding team
    • Control feed delivery and feed sample procedures
    • Servicing and maintaining equipment
    • Net cleaning and/or changing
    • Treating/grading fish
    • Harvesting fish
    • Lice counts and gill health checks
    • Sample weighing and biomass control
    • Water quality sample collection
    • Collecting environmental data

 A comprehensive job description is available upon request.



The successful candidate will be physically fit, have a keen interest in fish husbandry and enjoy working outdoors year round. Previous experience within a sea based aquaculture environment and workboat related qualifications is sought after although this is not required for a trainee position as full training will be provided.


Attractive salaries are on offer for the positions, as well as performance and loyalty based bonuses.



To apply or for an informal discussion regarding these posts, please contact Nigel Sutherland on 07733 224386 or email, or John Blance on 07867 792001 or email

For an application pack please email

Closing date is Friday 22 November 2019.