Aquaculture technician Job in NSW Australia


Job title: Aquaculture technician


Expected salary: $60001 – 80000 per year

Location: Griffith, NSW – Broken Hill, NSW

Aquaculture technician Job Details:

Our Aquaculture attendants are imperative to our business, ensuring on a day-to-day basis we have optimal health and quality of our product. You will enjoy working in an outdoor environment in this hands-on role on one of our production farms in the Griffith and leeton region on a full-time basis.

Role and Responsibilities

load auto feeders/retrieve wasted feed and mortalities

lift and clean nets

assist with harvest operations

conduct health checks, identify health issues (use of microscope) and treat ponds for parasite eradication

perform water quality sampling/testing and interpret results

determine feeding rates of fish from observation of behaviour

carry out general housekeeping and maintenance on machinery, equipment and sites

identify abnormal fish behaviour

maintain accurate data records in software (feed rates/ mortality/treatments)

move, grade, weigh fish

conduct post-mortem and identify abnormalities

perform other duties as required

providing advice on breeding selection and techniques

Preferred Skills

Strong work ethic with an attention to detail

Ability to perform manual work (Physically Fit)

Good observation and communication skills

Experience within the aquaculture industry

Qualification / License:

Driver’s license


Forklift license

Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma III in Aquaculture or animal husbandry

We are structured to provide adequate training and support to allow the successful candidate to establish themselves and then perform strongly going forward. You are able to contact us via the details below if you would like to know more about the role prior to submitting an application.

Our business is progressive and understands the value of good staff so we are prepared to offer a competitive salary, please submit a cover letter with a resume and references to [email protected] or phone Matt on 0438 184 643
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