ShanDaph Aquaculture is hiring summer students!

ShanDaph Aquaculture is an environmentally sustainable, organic aquaculture operation, located in Big Island, Nova Scotia.

The boutique operation grows primarily oysters, as well as bay scallops and quahogs, in the Northumberland Strait waters of Atlantic Canada. ShanDaph Oysters focuses on providing consistently high quality, fresh shellfish. Only the plumpest, tastiest shellfish with consistent size and shape are harvested for an exciting gourmet experience.

ShanDaph promotes environmentally sound practices. Shellfish are grown from seed and harvested in a natural setting. They are packaged onsite in a Federally-registered, solar-powered facility, the only one in Atlantic Canada.

ShanDaph is hiring one co-op student, and one CLEAN Leadership summer intern!

TO APPLY: Please send a resume and coverletter to philip@shandaph.com or apply at www.cleanleadership.ca

DEADLINE MARCH 17, 2019

Shellfish farm Technician – Co-op placement

Terms of Employment

16 week co-op placement, 40 hours a week,  $15/hour

 

Work Conditions

Fast-paced environment, physically demanding, working outdoors most of the day

 

Work Location:

Big Island, Nova Scotia at our Shellfish Aquaculture site

 

Job Brief:

We are looking for an enthusiastic, responsible, and hard-working individual to fill the position of Shellfish Farm Technician. The position will entail full time hours working on site, at one of our two aquaculture leases, working within our federally registered shellfish processing facility, reporting on and measuring the effectiveness of new technologies and processes for a shellfish husbandry.

  1. This position will entail a keen willingness to be outdoors, on the water, and involved in all aspects of shellfish husbandry, harvesting and processing;
  1. The incumbent will be required to swim for shellfish, harvest from a boat, de-foul shellfish, sort, tumbling and grading oysters.
  1. The husbandry component involves managing various shellfish grow out apparatus and determining best husbandry practice for optimal growth;
  1. The position will assist in measuring the effectiveness of new technologies for shellfish husbandry, including data collection and qualitative research and reporting;
  1. Data collection for various environmental monitoring for temperature, salinity measurements, turbidity;
  1. The incumbent, based on skill set will be required to design and repair husbandry and growth equipment as required;
  1. A willingness to adjust weekly work hours based on the tides and activities being carried out on the farm.

 

Background and Qualifications

  1. Student in the field of marine Biology, Environmental engineering, Environmental Resource Management or other such field.
  2. The ability to be outdoors in a wet environment, for most of the day.
  3. A Canadian boating license, or equivalent.
  4. First aid certificate (long course).
  5. An independent worker who can autonomously complete tasks.
  6. Technical capacity and experience in design, prototyping and build out new equipment. CAD experience at asset.

** Farm is located in a rural area, personal transportation to and from farm will be needed. (You will need a car.)

 

Shellfish farm Technician – CLEAN Leadership 

 

Terms of Employment

16 week placement, 40 hours a week,  $14/hour

 

Work Conditions

Fast-paced environment, physically demanding, working outdoors most of the day

 

Work Location:

Big Island, Nova Scotia at our Shellfish Aquaculture site

 

Job Brief:

We are looking for an enthusiastic, responsible, and hard-working individual to fill the position of Shellfish Farm Technician. The position will entail full time hours working on site, at one of our two aquaculture leases, working within our federally registered shellfish processing facility, reporting on and measuring the effectiveness of new technologies and processes for a shellfish husbandry.

  1. This position will entail a keen willingness to be outdoors, on the water, and involved in all aspects of shellfish husbandry, harvesting and processing;
  1. The incumbent will be required to swim for shellfish, harvest from a boat, de-foul shellfish, sort, tumbling and grading oysters;
  1. The husbandry component involves managing various shellfish grow out apparatus and determining best husbandry practice for optimal growth;
  1. The position will assist in measuring the effectiveness of new technologies for shellfish husbandry, including data collection and qualitative research and reporting;
  1. Data collection for various environmental monitoring for temperature, salinity measurements, turbidity;
  1. The incumbent, based on skill set will be required to design and repair husbandry and growth equipment as required;
  1. A willingness to adjust weekly work hours based on the tides and activities being carried out on the farm.

 

Background and Qualifications

  1. Student in the field of marine Biology, Environmental engineering, Environmental Resource Management or other such field.
  2. The ability to be outdoors in a wet environment, for most of the day.
  3. A Canadian boating license, or equivalent.
  4. First aid certificate (long course).
  5. An independent worker who can autonomously complete tasks.
  6. Technical capacity and experience in design, prototyping and build out new equipment. CAD experience at asset.

** Farm is located in a rural area, personal transportation to and from farm will be needed. (You will need a car.)

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