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Nursery Technician - Fish Farm, NT

2 position(s) | 19 Nov 2018 - Ongoing

Job # 28555 Location NT - Darwin
Duration Ongoing Suburb Humpty Doo
Industry Agriculture Direction 50 ks from Darwin
Hours per week 40   ($Neg.)

Job Description:

Starting Monday 19th November, we are seeking a dynamic Nursery Technician with a keen interest in aquaculture to join the team at a rapidly expanding fish farm close to Humpty Doo (60kms south of Darwin).

The successful candidate will be responsible for -

  • Feeding fingerlings
  • Daily husbandry (cleaning screens, mortality collection) and record keeping
  • Maintaining hygiene and biosecurity
  • Monitoring water quality and recording data
  • Grading fingerlings Disinfecting nursery equipment
  • Ensuring high standards of animal welfare at all times

The ability to work independently with a high level of attention to detail and responsibility is essential. Strong communication skills and collaborating with team members are necessary for success as a nursery technician.

Experience in grow-out aquaculture production or a certificate II or III in aquaculture will be highly regarded. A forklift ticket is desirable. Full training will be provided to the successful applicant.

The work roster is 4 days on, 3 days off and some weekend work will be required.  You should have your own transport to travel to and from work, accommodation is not provided on the property. 

To APPLY register at including your up to date resume and 2 recent work referees.

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