New Job Aquaculture Technician In Prince Edward Island

Aquaculture Technician

Company : The Center for Aquaculture Technologies
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Prince Edward Island

Full Description

The Center for Aquaculture Technologies, a private aquaculture innovation and research company, is seeking an Aquaculture Technician to assist in the daily operations of its Souris Facility in Souris, PE. This is a full-time, Permanent, position and will begin with the successful candidate report to the Facility Manager.


· Assist in the daily operations of the aquarium facilities in compliance with regulatory guidelines.

· Assists in performing equipment repairs and/or replacement

· Assists in setting up and decommissioning of aquatic systems.

· Weekend work and after hours on call on a rotating basis with other facility staff

· General aquarium husbandry and feeding of fish and shrimp

· Operating RAS units, troubleshooting problems

· Assisting with sampling and grading events

Essential skills/ experience/ competencies:

· Experience with RAS and other mechanical systems is considered an asset.

· Prior experience in a CFIA regulated/GLP environment would be an asset but not necessary.

· Knowledge of plumbing, electrical and/or carpentry would be considered an asset.

· Experience in HVAC operation would be an asset but not necessary.

Desired skills/ experience/ competencies:

· Minimum high school diploma plus two years of experience or equivalent.

· Willingness to learn new skills and to perform routine and repetitive tasks.

· Ability to work as part of a team in compliance with facility standard operating procedures.

· Physically able to handle tasks that could include lifting, bending and climbing.

· Self‐motivated with a demonstrated ability to think creatively and solve problems.

· Demonstrable organizational skills with the ability to multi‐task.

· Fosters a positive work environment congruent with the company values and philosophy.

· Must be eligible to work in Canada.

Key Qualifications:

· Commitment to CAT’s Core Purpose: Dedication to and passion for CAT’s core purpose: We are driven by the transformative potential of aquaculture. To feed the world, support the environment, and sustain the planet. Our purpose is to unlock this potential.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental care
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift


  • Secondary School (preferred)


  • technician: 1 year (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No