Fish Health And Welfare Manager


New Zealand King Salmon are looking for a specialist Fish Health and Welfare Manager to join the team and play a key part in the management of our fish health and welfare operations in New Zealand.

Reporting to the COO our Fish Health and Welfare Manager leads our Fish Health team. They will be also be a key member of our aquaculture leadership team who are turning our plans for growth offshore into a reality.

Ideally you will have proven experience in salmon farming, including any one of the following, King Salmon, Atlantic Salmon, Trout, Coho Salmon, or any other similar fin fish species. Key accountabilities will include fish conditioning monitoring, fish pathogen screening, biofouling and plankton monitoring and environmental monitoring, as well as biosecurity. Knowledge of modern fish farming practices, environmental compliance and well-developed leadership and team member engagement skills are also essential.

A recognised veterinary qualification is not required but experience in working alongside qualified animal health specialists is a prerequisite. Candidates with wider agriculture and precision farming experience will also be considered.

Based at the top of the South Island, you will enjoy an enviable New Zealand lifestyle with a vibrant local community and proximity to top quality schooling, this coveted 'work-life' balance is all accessible here.

If you believe you have the skills, experience, and qualifications necessary to contribute to a result focused company, please apply though our recruitment website by clicking here.

For any other questions email ***********@kingsalmon.co.nz

'New Zealand King Salmon is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace and has a pre-employment, post incident and reasonable cause drug testing programme in place.'

Applications close Sunday, 31 May 2020.