Aquaculture Production Associate

<ul> <li> <h3><strong>Are you looking to gain experience in the world&rsquo;s fastest-growing food-production sector? </strong></h3> </li> <li> <h3><strong>Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment that allows you to work on a variety of tasks daily? </strong></h3> </li> <li> <h3><strong>Does the idea of working for an innovative, environmentally responsible, and science-based Salmon farming company appeal to you?</strong></h3> </li> <li> <h3><strong>Click APPLY to complete a short video interview.&nbsp; We promise it is fun.</strong></h3> </li> </ul>

AquaBounty Farm, Indiana


<strong>AquaBounty is a small company with offices in Maynard, Massachusetts, and Fortune, Prince Edward Island. Founded in 1991, AquaBounty&rsquo;s driving force is the belief that modern genetics, married with technological advances in aquaculture production, can spur a radically more responsible and sustainable way of farming Atlantic salmon. Breakthroughs in modern bioscience have revitalized aquaculture and AquaBounty is at the forefront of this Blue Revolution.</strong>

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Entry Level

$15-$18 DOE

Overview: <strong data-redactor-tag="strong">Who is AquaBounty Technologies?<br /></strong> <p>AquaBounty is a small, but growing, company with a bold vision&mdash;to raise the world&rsquo;s finest, most sustainable Atlantic salmon. A fish that is nutritious, delicious, fresh and affordable.</p> <p><strong data-redactor-tag="strong" data-verified="redactor">From our CEO to our farm technicians, AquaBounty&rsquo;s employees share a passionate belief that smarter, science-based aquaculture can change the world.</strong></p> <p>AquaBounty raises Atlantic salmon in hi-tech, indoor, land-based farms. AquaBounty&rsquo;s AquAdvantage salmon, have been precision-bred to reach market size in approximately half the time of conventional salmon, with improved efficiency. AquAdvantage salmon are the first bioengineered animals approved for commercial production and human consumption.</p> <p>We are hiring self-motivated individuals to join our team in Albany Indiana, with current openings in the Harvesting &amp; Processing Team.</p> <p><strong>What we believe in...</strong></p> <p><em>Excellence.&nbsp;</em>We do our best every day to learn new skills and solve real problems that lead to a better world, a rewarding workplace and fulfilled customers.</p> <p><em>Passion.&nbsp;</em>We embrace an authentic belief in our mission and purpose through doing what we love and loving what we do with dedication and energy.</p> <p><em>Innovation.&nbsp;</em>We pioneer change by enabling courage, curiosity, and creative thinking. Seeking continuous improvement of methods, practices, and technologies.</p> <p><em>Collaboration.&nbsp;</em>Respecting our differences as we work together to achieve shared success, with humility, compassion, and open-mindedness.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What you will do as the Aquaculture Production Associate</strong></p> <p>Our Aquaculture Production Associates work as part of a small team, dedicated to ensuring quality delivery of salmon at the harvesting and processing stage. The role includes:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>transferring, harvesting and handling salmon</li> <li>primary-processing</li> <li>sorting, packing</li> <li>shipping</li> <li>maintaining a hygienic work environment</li> </ul> <p>This is a full-time position with a 90-day probationary period.&nbsp;</p>
Requirements: <strong>You are the ideal candidate if the following describes you</strong><br /><br /><em>Team Player.</em> While you understand this role will require independent work, you are the first to pitch in when you feel that the team needs additional support.<br /><br /><em>Dynamic.</em> You understand that each day will be different and are flexible and accepting of the constant change in the tasks that will need to get done.<br /><br /><em>Multi-Tasker</em>. There will be a number of isolated components of the job that will need to get done simultaneously. You are able to prioritize and shift your concentration smoothly from one task to the next.<br /><br /><em>Dependable.</em> You make it a point to not only show up for work on time each day but to also produce consistent and quality work.<br /><br /><em>Self-Driven.</em> You have a proven track record of motivating yourself to take initiative and begin and complete tasks without external prodding.<br /><br /><em>Solution-Oriented.</em> You use your creative skills in order to come up with an effective solution when a problem arises.<br /><br /><em>Believe in What We Do.</em> You appreciate that you are part of a team that is caring for over 400k fish. Everything you do is driven by the compassion you have for the fish and their quality of life.<br /><br /><strong>You possess these basic requirements</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Prior education/experience in food/meat processing is required.</li> <li>Must work safely.</li> <li>Medium to a high level of physical fitness. This includes the ability to lift 50 lbs and work standing up for up to 12 hours.</li> <li>Math skills (basic calculations)</li> <li>Previous experience in Seafood processing is desirable.</li> <li>Degree in the related field is a plus! This can include Marine Biology, Fish Health, Fisheries, Wildlife, Animal Production, Agriculture, Food Science.</li> <li>Applicants must consent to a background check and drug screening.</li> </ul> <strong>Why you'll love working with us</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Hourly pay of $15-$18 depending on experience</li> <li>Option to enroll in Health Insurance Plan including Life, Dental, Vision</li> <li>401k with a 3% match</li> <li>Paid Vacation and Sick Time</li> <li>Training and coaching are provided.</li> <li>Opportunity to grow within a company on the cutting edge of aquaculture</li> </ul> AquaBounty and AHA! Recruiting Experts provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.