AQUACULTURE FARMER - Full Time position
Written on the 1 October 2019
Location: Elizabeth Bay NT & Broome WA
Salary: $63,900 excluding super
Must have 2 to 5 years Pinctada Maxima experience
The Aquaculture Farmer is involved in the complete life cycle of the oyster from the initial spawning to the production of pearls, mother of pearl shell and pearl meat.
This will require the Aquaculture Farmer to work in the hatchery, farm and at the supply base in Broome as required.
The tasks involved in this role range from assisting in the setting up and assisting in the running of a spawning Pinctada maxima, assessing the health of the larvae, pegging and operating X-ray equipment.
Summary of Essential Job Functions
Operations all sites
Must be able to provide three referees related to this occupation
Proven experience in Post Op and Pre Harvest x-ray operations
Proven experience in selecting juvenile hatchery raised Pinctada maxima from wild spat on settlement substrates
Level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification plus 2 years' experience
Certificate III in Aquaculture and specific marine qualifications above this level are desirable but not essential
Coxswains Grade 1
Please do not inquire about this position if you do not meet the minimum requirements
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