Job Opportunities

Job Opportunity: Shellfish Farm Manager (Swinomish Indian Tribal Community)

The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community (SITC) is seeking a Shellfish Farm Manager to
manage a new shellfish farm currently under development on tribal tidelands near La
Conner, WA. The successful applicant will have a strong background in shellfish
farming and shellfish farm technology, including extensive knowledge of shellfish
biology, techniques used for growing (oysters and clams) on coastal tidelands and
significant experience in managing employees. See for job description Shellfish Farm Manager!

Job Opportunity: Nursery Maintenance Technician with Clam Fresh Enterprises

This is a technician position for shellfish nursery operations at Clam Fresh Enterprises. This position is responsible for sanitizing, performing maintenance tasks in nursery systems, daily feeding, weekly grading, and weekly inventory reports. The work schedule and duties will vary according to seasonal change. Employee must be available during weekend when needed. More here.

Job Opportunity: Post-doc researcher @ Oregon State University

Pacific Oyster Response to Ocean Acidification and Herpes Virus Threats: Specific objectives are to participate in the design, execution and data analysis of experiments to: 1) develop resistant stocks to new microvariant strains of oyster herpes virus (OsHV-1 µvar) that pose a threat
to the US West Coast oyster industry, 2) develop stocks that are resilient to hypoxic, acidified seawater (OA), 3) develop high-yielding stocks as part of Oregon State University’s shellfish breeding program, the Molluscan Broodstock Program (MBP). See full job description here.

Job Opportunity: South Bend Farm Manager (Taylor Shellfish Farms)

This manager position is an on the ground manager. Attendance on the tide is required, be it
day or night. Organizing and coordinating all people and activities that occur on the described
farm will be required in this position. This position is based out of South Bend, WA on Willapa
Bay. Full details HERE!

Job Opportunity: Director of Clam & Oyster Farming (Taylor Shellfish Farms)

This director position is responsible for coordinating and directing Farm Managers to optimize
each farm’s production while meeting the company’s production schedules. Work hours will be
balanced between administrative duties and tidal cycle demands. In addition to office hours, this
position will require most daylight tides and half the night tides to be worked. This position will
be based out of the Taylor Shellfish Farms headquarters in Shelton, WA. Full details HERE!

Job Opportunity: Samish Flip Bag Farm Manager (Taylor Shellfish Farms)

This manager position is an on the ground manager. Specifically, this position will manage all
aspects of the flip bag farm throughout Samish Bay. Attendance on the tide is required, be it
day or night. Organizing and coordinating all people and activities that occur on the described
farm will be required in this position. Full details HERE!

Job Opportunity: Samish Bay Oyster Farm Manager (Taylor Shellfish Farms)

This manager position is an on the ground manager. Specifically, this position will manage all
aspects off-bottom oyster longlines and on bottom oyster crops throughout Samish Bay. This
includes the East side, West side, as well as the “Schimke” property. Attendance on the tide is
required, be it day or night. Organizing and coordinating all people and activities that occur on
the described farm will be required in this position. This position is based out of our Samish Bay
location in Bow, WA. Full details HERE!

Job Opportunity as Shellfish Hatchery Technician with Manatee Holdings Ltd

Manatee Holdings Ltd is seeking an energetic individual to join the team at its shellfish hatchery near Courtenay, BC. Hatchery operations are focused on commercial production of geoduck and oyster seed as well as research and development of emerging aquaculture species such as sea urchins. The company has pioneered geoduck culture in BC and currently manages an ocean farm in addition to its onshore facility. The successful candidate will work with the hatchery team to meet the ever changing needs of shellfish hatchery production. Please see full job description HERE!