Broodstock Development Hatchery Technician

Taylor Shellfish Farms is seeking a detail-driven employee to work closely with the Broodstock Development Manager as well as the other hatchery staff to breed and test future broodstock lines from selected stocks. Everyday tasks require extensive attention to detail and sterile techniques to prevent contamination between families. This is a very physically active position including repetitive lifting of 2 gallon buckets, standing and working on concrete floors and working long hours on occasion.

For benefits, requirements, and how to apply click on the job description below.

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Shellfish Project Coordinator

The Willapa – Grays Harbor Oyster Growers Association has an opening for a Project Coordinator.  The Project Coordinator is responsible to define, coordinate, manage, participate in, and follow to completion projects related to shellfish farming while reporting to a diverse Board of Directors.  Requires a self-starting, dedicated, and committed person with ability to work independently, and who can assist in pursuing the best interests of the shellfish farming community in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor.  The ideal candidate will have experience in the day to day operations of an association as well as project management with an emphasis on technical agriculture type reporting, scheduling, budgeting, computer skills, and team skills.  Knowledge and experience with integrated pest management plans a plus. (more…)

Ecosystem Services Photo Contest Winner

WINNER of January Ecosystem Services Photo Contest and $100 is Steve Seymour from Drayton Harbor Oyster Company. Here, he shows a male plain fin midshipman guarding the spawn on the underside of a mesh growout bag which provides a hard protected surface. Needless to say, bags with spawn are left in place for 3-4 weeks.

Thank you too all who submitted photos for this month’s contest. February 15th is the next deadline for the Ecosystem Services Photo Contest.

Job Announcement: Nisqually Indian Tribe Shellfish Farm Technician

Nisqually Indian Tribe is seeking a Shellfish Farm Technician. This is an entry level position responsible for performing basic shellfish duties under direct supervision.

For a complete job description follow the link below

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Contact Nisqually HR at 360-486-9558 or click here to apply

Ecosystem Services Photo Contest Winner–December

Congratulations to December’s WINNER of the PCSGA Ecosystem Services Photo Contest and $100, Zach Loescher of Penn Cove Shellfish.

“Getting ready to release a young octopus which rode a mussel line up the harvest conveyor. Octopus like the abundance and variety of food such as shrimp and small crabs which live among the mussel lines. The suspended lines of a mussel raft are similar to a small forest in that they provide a place for many species to call home or to find food or safety.”

Job Announcement: Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension–Aquaculture Specialist, Dept. of Animal Science

The University of California Davis Campus is currently seeking applicants for a Specialist in Cooperative Extension (CE) to join the faculty at the Assistant rank in the field of aquaculture.

A Cooperative Extension (CE) Specialist is being recruited to conduct and develop an extension education and outreach program that extends aquaculture information to various clientele (e.g., commercial aquaculture producers, state and federal agencies and the general public) including under‚Äźrepresented groups. The successful candidate must possess the ability to conduct original applied research resulting in information that can be applied toward the advancement of commercial aquaculture.

For job responsibilities, qualifications and how to apply follow the link below:

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Live-in Hatchery Manager, Los Mochis, Mexico

Sea Farmers is currently seeking a live-in shellfish hatchery manager.They are located in  the northwest of Mexico in the Las Salinas Beach, in the municipality of Ahome Sinaloa Mexico. Sea Farmers have the largest shellfish hatchery in Mexico, and are seeking an experienced individual interested in manila clam larvae and other regional species. Applicants must be able to problem solve quickly, with the ability to work alongside laboratory staff.

For more information and how to apply contact Fernando Garcia at garciafm@gmail.com

November Ecosystem Services Photo Contest Winner

Congratulations to the November WINNER of thenov-2016-winner-lisa-long Ecosystem Services Photo Contest, Lisa Long Rock Point Oyster Company.

A very large school of young Perch seek food from the crew sorting oysters and refuge from predators under our dock in Tarboo, North Dabob. At times, there were so many you could barely see the bottom under the dock!

Job Announcement: Nisqually Indian Tribe

Nisqually Indian Tribe is seeking a knowledgeable, full-time Shellfish Farm Supervisor who will be responsible for providing crew supervision, leadership and oversight of the Nisqually Tribe’s 120 acre Shellfish Farm located in Henderson Inlet. Duties, responsibilities, and requirements are listed in the Job Announcement below.

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Roger Williams University seeking Shellfish Hatchery Manager

Blount Research Shellfish Hatchery at Roger Williams University is currently looking to hire a shellfish hatchery manager. This is a full-time, year round position working within RWU’s Center for Economic and Environmental Development to operate a small research/production hatchery. Blount Research Hatchery produces oysters, quahogs, and an assortment of bivalves mollusks for public and private aquaculture efforts in Rhode Island.

For Full Job Description & How to Apply Click Here