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Aquaculture worker needed in Canada by Kelly Cove Salmon Ltd. 

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Aquaculture worker needed in Canada by Kelly Cove Salmon Ltd. 

Employees daily job tasks include feeding, cleaning, fish handling, record keeping, water quality measurements, normal fish husbandry and general cleaning of equipment and facility.

Job details

  •  Location: Bridgewater, NS
  •  Salary: 18.00 to 20.00 hourly for 80 to 90 hours bi-weekly
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, Weekend, Shift, Morning
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Health benefits, Long term benefits
  •  Vacancies: 12 vacancies

Employees can expect outdoor work around the ponds including feeding, water quality measurements, mowing/weed eating, pond seining, fish grading and weekend fish sales. Students must be able to lift fifty pounds. Employees will work closely with researchers, other research personnel and supervisors. Employees will work as part of a team, which is instrumental creating a quality atmosphere for research and education.

Applicants must have good communication skills, be dependable, very thorough, exhibit self-motivation and show a desire to take on responsibility and learn. Applicants must provide their own transportation. Previous aquaculture experience is preferred; however, it is not a requirement. Applicants should expect to work some holidays and 1-2 weekends per month.





  • No degree, certificate or diploma


Will train

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • In/on water

Work setting

  • Fish farm



  • Feed aquaculture stock
  • Cull, mark or tag stock and report stock irregularities
  • Clean and maintain aquaculture enclosures

Experience and specialization

Type of aquaculture operations

  • Aquaculture — salmon

Area of specialization

  • Atlantic salmon

Additional information

Transportation/travel information

  • Public transportation is not available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)


Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

By phone

506-755-1460 Between 08:30 AM and 04:30 PM


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