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7 Aug 2014

Aquaculture Assistant Job Vacancy

Reporting to the Aquatic Resources Officer, the Aquaculture Assistant will be part of a team of professionals managing aquaculture operations as part of sustainable aquatic resource utilization.

Responsibilities:

  • The Aquaculture Assistant will be responsible for effective, commercial, sustainable running of the company’s aquaculture operations.
  • Implement the optimization of existing aquaculture operations
  • Review operating procedures and ensure consistent implementation
  • Day to day management of aquaculture operations
  • Record keeping and reporting
  • Implementation of extension projects
  • Monitoring water quality
  • Develop and implement preventive maintenance schedule for equipment and facilities
  • Ensure compliance with all government regulations and environmental, health and security standards, as well as the company Health, Safety &Environment Policy and it’s rules and regulations
  • Plan and implement mitigating actions to ensure environmental integrity operations
  • Participate in relevant educational activities

Qualifications &Requirements:

  • Certificate or diploma in Fisheries, Aquaculture, Applied Biology, Animal Husbandry or similar fields
  • Minimum 2 years work experience
  • Experience in working with life fish or other aquatic organisms
  • Basic knowledge of water chemistry and experience in basic water testing
  • Adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office packages for data collection, presentation and reporting
  • Self-driven, resourceful, result-oriented, able to work within a team
  • Hands-on and practical approach
  • Basic business management skills

Please send your application to the following email address: aquacultureassistant@gmail.com

Applicants must submit a cover letter and their CVs with the application by 15th August 2014

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