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Hatchery Technician

Written on the 5 July 2013

Clipper Pearls requires an experienced Senior Hatchery Technician to join our team on a full time basis located in a pristine remote area of the Kimberley.

The candidate will be able to show a minimum of 2 year’s experience as a Pearl Oyster or Mollusc Hatchery Technician from an aquaculture facility and who is looking to advance their career by undertaking a Senior Hatchery Technician role. Food and accommodation are included whilst working at the hatchery site. The successful candidate would be required to undertake rostered work according to a schedule, which will include some weekends and public holidays.

To secure this rare opportunity you must be able to provide evidence of the following selection criteria:
• An in depth knowledge of all processes and components of a commercial or research algal lab and hatchery infrastructure.
• Sound knowledge of, or the ability to obtain, all legislative requirements set by the WA Department of Fisheries.
• Able to maintain and document strict procedural processes relating to both algal and larval culture
• Ability to work unsupervised, be a self-motivated team player and have a mature attitude
• Current WA C Class Driver’s Licence or equivalent.
• Current Police Clearance (valid within 3 months of date of issue)
• Current Senior First Aid
• Attention to detail
• Monitor staff directly responsible to you.

It would also be an added advantage if you possess:

• A Degree or diploma in any marine or aquatic discipline.
• Experience in working with “Pinctada maxima” preferred.

• Remuneration based on qualifications and /or experience
• The opportunity to work with and learn from highly skilled professionals
• Obtaining experience working with Australia’s premium high quality pearl producer
• Food and Accommodation provided whilst on site
• Working in some of the most picturesque scenery in the Broome and Kimberley region

Please email your resume and copy of your qualifications to Mark Holtom (08 9193 6156) at

This position is for Australian residents or citizens only.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday the 15th July 2013



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