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Grieg Seafood

Assistant Barge Manager

Grieg Seafood

Campbell River, BC V9W 5P7
4 Nov 2017
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Assistant Barge Manager

Grieg Seafood BC Ltd.

Grieg Seafood BC Ltd., a dynamic and growing company in the Aquaculture industry, is seeking to hire a full-time Assistant Barge Manager. Reporting to the Barge Manager, the Assistant to Barge Manager will assist the Barge Manager in supporting the activities of the sea site operations. The Assistant Barge Manager works on the barge. Shifts will be 8-days-on and 6-days-off with occasional overtime.

Training, Education, and Experience
Fishing Master 4 or 60 ton ticket (required)
Mechanical training or equivalent
Mechanical work experience

Key Responsibilities
Assist Barge Manager with the removal of all unused nets
Assist Barge Manager with installation of all clean nets on site
Assist Barge Manager with mort allocation
Follow all biosecurity procedures pre and post bin transport
Hands-on mechanical maintenance and proper upkeep of barge
Familiarity with maintenance and startup logs for main engines and crane motor
Familiarity with Barge Logbook, safety check list and any and all other company documents
Familiarity with sourcing and purchasing of barge parts and equipment as needed
Assist Barge Manager with movement of consumable items, feed and fuel between sites
Assist with moving of compressors on and off sites
Assist Operations Manager and outside contractors with site anchoring as / when needed

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Must be able to evaluate information and analyze problems logically to develop solutions
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Be familiar with the maintenance and upkeep of the barge.
Proficient with forklift, power tools and heavy equipment
Must possess strength and mobility to perform physical work outdoors in all weather conditions
Strong organization and time-management skills

Deadline to apply: Thursday, November 23rd, 2017.

Email your resume to:

Thank you for your interest in working for Grieg Seafood. Please note that only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. Please note applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.


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Grieg Seafood BC Ltd (GSFBC) has been farming salmon around Vancouver Island and Sunshine Coast on the west coast of Canada since 2001.

The company has a total of 22 marine farm licences in addition to a land-based hatchery in Gold River. GSF BC had 105 employees in 2015, and the production capacity of all licences is approximately 20.000 tonnes gutted weight (GWE).

GSFBC is committed to operating responsibly and meeting or exceeding all regulatory requirements. Grieg Seafood was the first salmon farming company in North America to be sourcing salmon from farms that were independently audited by the Best Aquaculture Practices certification program. Grieg Seafood BC has also been audited and approved by the Aquarium of the Pacific’s ‘Seafood for the Future’ responsible sourcing program.

Grieg Seafood BC has developed the Skuna Bay Salmon brand, a premium salmon product for fine dining restaurants in North America. Skuna Bay is renowned for its attention to detail and quality, and has been a great success in the American seafood market. See

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