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Fish Farm Technicians: Loch Etive & Loch Awe
Published:  21 September, 2011

Dawnfresh Farming Ltd, part of the Dawnfresh Seafoods Group, is the largest Trout Farming Company operating in the UK. Our Marine and Freshwater farms are located throughout Scotland, England and Ireland.

We are seeking to recruit 4 individuals to fulfil roles as Seawater (2) & Freshwater (2) Fish Farm Technicians. These positions will be based at our seawater cage farms on Loch Etive, nr Taynuilt & freshwater cage farm on Loch Awe, nr Kilchrenan.

The role of Fish Farm Technician is interesting and varied. Working outdoors as part of a small team, it is focused upon all aspects of successful trout production including feeding, grading, harvesting, net changing and other general farm maintenance tasks, including boat handling.

Applications are invited from individuals who have a positive approach to this type of work, who feel comfortable working over water and be willing to work flexibly to meet the demands of the job.

Previous aquaculture experience is desirable but not essential as full training and support will be provided. A full driving licence is essential.

These posts will be initially offered on 6 months fixed term contract basis, but with good potential for leading to full time positions, working a 40 hour week on any five out of seven days. Beyond the nature of the roles, the post holder(s) would be expected to undertake additional hours as required in order to accommodate the needs of the business, this will include weekend cover on a rota basis.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your CV, by Thursday 13th October 2011, to:

Lindsey Elder, HR Assistant, Dawnfresh Seafoods Ltd, Bothwellpark Industrial Estate, Uddingston, G71 6LS,. Office 01698 810008, E-mail:

Informal enquires can be made to Sean Lydon, Etive Farm Manager, Office 01866 822549, E-mail or Dean Jordan, Tervine Farm Manager, Mobile 07872 378759, E-mail

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