The technician will participate in all activities associated with shellfish culture on a commercial scale.
GREAT ATLANTIC SHELLFISH FARMS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
SHELLFISH HATCHERY TECHNICIAN POSITION:
CAREER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – We are currently seeking a
hardworking, career minded person to assist in the development of Great
Atlantic Shellfish Farms located on the Great South Bay, Long Island
JOB DESCRIPTION – The technician will participate in all activities
associated with shellfish culture on a commercial scale. This will
include broodstock maintenance and conditioning, spawning, larval and
juvenile culturing, algal production, land-based nursery culturing and
maintenance, field system production, equipment and system maintenance,
record keeping, data analysis and seed sales.
QUALIFICATIONS – A Bachelor’s Degree in marine science, marine
biology, aquaculture or equivalent education is required. Basic
knowledge of the principles of shellfish production is essential.
Shellfish aquaculture experience is preferred.
SKILLS – Good record keeping, reporting and communicating skills are
necessary. The ability to properly handle a boat is preferred.