Job Opportunities

Farm Intern – Hog Island Oyster Co.

Marshall, California

Full-Time
Temporary

Here’s your chance to earn while you learn, both the farming and science aspects of running a successful, sustainable shellfish farm.  Hog Island Oyster Co. has been a producer of shellfish for over 35 years and we’re looking for qualified, self-motivated individuals who want to work in the aquaculture industry, with an emphasis in shellfish farming. This position will work directly with the Farm Crew, and Farm Managers to learn how to consistently produce quality shellfish for our restaurants and customers. Interns will also work directly with our Wholesale Crew, and Wholesale Managers to learn how to source, handle, and distribute quality shellfish to our restaurants and customers. The interns will also assist our science and research staff with collecting and recording compliance and research related data. Individuals will learn all aspects of shellfish culture, including breeding, husbandry practices, harvesting, environmental monitoring, food safety monitoring, and regulatory compliance.

To be a good fit, you must have an eye for detail, a passion for the marine environment, a willingness to collaborate and strong communication skills. This is a temporary, 8 to 12 week, full-time position that starts June 15th so apply NOW. Send us your CV and a letter of interest and tell us why you are interested in this position.

Deadline to submit applications is Sunday, March 1st.

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Hawai’i Island Aquaculture Extension Agent – Hawai’i Sea Grant

Assistant Extension Agent (Position #0088254T)

Description
Location: Honolulu, HI
Job Type: Full-Time Temporary
Department: University of Hawai’i at Manoa – SOEST – Sea Grant College Program
Job Number: 2019-01470
Closing: 1/13/2020 11:59 PM Hawaii
Position Number: 0088254T
Description Title: Assistant Extension Agent
Position Number: 0088254T
Hiring Unit: University of Hawai’i Sea Grant College Program
Location: Hawai’i Island
Date Posted: December 16, 2019
Closing Date: January 13, 2020

The University of Hawai’i Sea Grant College Program (Hawai’i Sea Grant) conducts an integrated program of research, outreach, and education in support of the wise stewardship of marine resources and sustainable coastal communities. This Program is one of thirty-four (34) Sea Grant College Programs in the United States. Core funding is provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Under the general supervision of the Hawai’i Sea Grant director, associate director/extension leader, and program leader, this position will serve communities in Hawai’i and the U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands through an innovative extension program on aquaculture that supports the Sea Grant sustainable fisheries and aquaculture focus area.

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Executive Administrative Assistant, 20 – 25 hours per week

The Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association (PCSGA) is a non-profit (501c6) organization that supports producers of mussels, clams, oysters, and geoduck in the states of Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California and Hawaii. The Association, based in Olympia, Washington, is governed by a Board of Directors and is staffed by four employees. PCSGA advocates on behalf of a healthy marine environment, builds relationships with state and federal agencies, and supports industry research. The function of the Executive Administrative Assistant is to support the daily administrative functions of the Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association and its members.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Perform general administrative functions including but not limited to:
– Correspond regularly with members and public
– Format, proofread, and edit documents
– Manage Association calendar
– Schedule and staff internal and external meetings
– Receive and respond to phone calls and email
– Copy, fax, mail
– Track inventory and reorder supplies
• Take meeting minutes, including monthly board meetings, and prepare for distribution
• Assist with managing content of PCSGA website
• Assist with all aspects of event meeting and tour planning
• Manage membership database, including annual update of member information
• Conduct media scans for industry related news
• Other duties as assigned

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Fisheries/Aquaculture Sciences Adjunct Instructor(s) – Bellingham Technical College

DESCRIPTION:
Bellingham Technical College is seeking a full-time (or multiple part-time) adjunct instructor(s) to teach various courses in our Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences program beginning in late January, 2020 through the end of Spring quarter (June 24, 2020). The teaching schedule will vary based on student and college needs and is expected to include instructional strategies that use in-person, simulation, blended, online, and hands on techniques.

The Fisheries & Aquaculture Sciences program prepares students for employment in a variety of fisheries occupations with emphasis on field sampling techniques and aquaculture. Teaching content may include such subjects as: shellfish and finfish growth, nutrition, and diseases, freshwater ecology, oceanography, geographic information systems, introductory aquaculture, fisheries biology, advanced sampling techniques and other related courses.

To read more about this position and how to apply, please click here – Fisheries-Aquaculture Sciences Adjunct Instructor(s).

Full Time Nursery Manager – Clam Fresh Enterprises

Position:                    Clam Fresh Enterprises Nursery Manager (Full Time)

Date:                           September 25, 2019

Hourly Rate:              $19 – $30

Reports to:                 Tyler Johns (Operations Manager)

SUMMARY: This is a management position for shellfish nursey operations at Clam Fresh Enterprises. The manager occupying this position is responsible for oversight of land base shellfish nursery, flupsy, algae grow operation, supervision of nursery staff, monitoring nursery systems, reporting to operations manager, communication with larvae vendors. Employee must be available during weekends when needed.

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Hatchery Technician – Billion Oyster Project

Billion Oyster Project
BOP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to restore oyster reefs to New York Harbor through public education initiatives. BOP is fueled by the passion and commitment of the team. Enthusiasm for the work of environmental restoration, public education and environmental justice is an expectation for the position. Candidates should be comfortable working on a team with various stakeholders and delivering on complex, multi-step projects.

Our Vision
A future in which New York Harbor is the center of a rich, diverse, and abundant estuary. The communities that surround this complex ecosystem have helped construct it, and in return benefit from it, with endless opportunities for work, education, and recreation. The harbor is a world-class public space, well used and
well cared for—our Commons.

The Billion Oyster Project (BOP) Hatchery Technician is a hands-on restoration practitioner tasked with working in BOP’s oyster hatchery on Governors Island and at various oyster nurseries throughout New York Harbor. The BOP Hatchery Technician will install, maintain, and monitor hatchery and aquaculture systems.
The Hatchery Technician will work with high school students and lead public engagement and volunteer activities as part of their regular work activities.

View the full job description HERE.

Large Boat Skipper – Taylor Shellfish Farms

Large Boat Skipper

O107 – Shelton, Washington

Department: O107
Employment Type: Full Time Regular
Minimum Experience: Mid-level
Compensation: $17+ DOE

 

Taylor Shellfish Farms is one of the largest producers of farmed shellfish in North America.  The company is quickly growing in sustainable shellfish farming with new techniques and innovative growing methods.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Oyster skippers are responsible for their oyster boat or “dredge”. This includes the general maintenance such as fluid levels, oil, and completing the daily inspection of the vessel. All skippers must have a Washington State boater’s license and complete a Taylor Shellfish boater’s safety training. Activities of a skipper are running the boat for each tide run, retrieving oyster tubs, spreading seed, but can also include a number of other tasks assigned by their manager. The skipper must feel comfortable navigating a boat in all weather conditions. The skippers need to learn the specific farms they work on and be able to communicate the harvest details during transport from beach to plant. Shipments must be properly labeled.

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Director of Production/Distribution Operations – Hog Island Oyster Co.

Hog Island Oyster Co. is looking for an experienced Director of Production/Distribution Operations (DPO) to join our team. If you’re looking for a position that will both challenge and reward while working for a Company that takes care of its people, the planet and profits, then we encourage you to apply. Hog Island Oyster Co. is proud to be a certified B Corp, using business as a force for good.

Live to shuck, shuck to live!

At Hog Island Oyster we aim to cultivate, serve and enjoy the best oyster experience possible. We take care and effort hand raising sustainable shellfish, which we proudly serve at our farm in Marshall and our restaurants in Marshall, San Francisco, and Napa. This position requires travel but would mainly work out of our office on beautiful Tomales Bay in Marshall, CA.
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Job Posting: WA/OR Aquaculture Coordinator – NMFS

Job Announcement # (MAP): NMFS-2019-0022
Link to MAP – Federal Announcement

Job Announcement # (DE): NMFS-2019-0023
Link to DE – Public Announcement

Summary
This position is located in the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) aquaculture program, with one position each in the Alaska Region (Juneau or Anchorage, Alaska), the Greater Atlantic Region (Gloucester, Massachusetts), and the West Coast Region (Seattle or Lacey, Washington).

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