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Cemaq Canada Positions Available

Posted by Stephanie Rogers on December 10, 2015 in News

Saltwater Assistant Site Managers
Vancouver Island, BC

If you possess solid leadership skills, a safety mindset plus a passion for fish production – we have an opportunity for you!

Come join our team where you will work and live in a year round adventure playground. We are seeking several Assistant Managers to lead our saltwater farm sites. We are located on beautiful Vancouver Island where we produce high quality Atlantic salmon. We are ranked #1 for Sustainability. To prove this, we maintain several international certification standards along with an award winning safety culture.

As an Assistant Site Manager you will lead the team of technicians through all site activities at your sea farm. Your objective will be to optimize production while maintaining operational standards and excellent fish health. You will work an eight day shift at a site off the coast with company transportation provided from most major centres on the north island.

Your Qualifications

• One or more complete cycles of fish production including smolt entry, bloom season, and harvest
• Preference will be given to candidates with salmon production experience and/or related post-secondary education
• Strong leadership skills with the ability to foster an efficient and safe team

Your Reward

• A competitive salary and corporate bonus program
• 100% Company paid benefits – provincial medical, extended health and dental, and matching RRSP program
• An operating environment that is continually improving to meet and exceed regulatory compliance
• Company provided transportation to the seasites from various cities on the north Island.
• This is a camp-based position that operates with 8 days on-shift and 6 days off.

Special Requirements

• Prerequisites to hiring are a fitness test and a criminal record check
• Only applicants who are legally allowed to work in Canada will be considered.

To learn more or apply for this opportunity, please contact Paul Gernon, HR Recruiter at or by fax 250-286-0042. Please state Assistant Site Manager in the subject line.

This job competition will remain open until the positions are filled
Cermaq Canada is an equal opportunities employer who provides a workplace that is free of discrimination.