Oyster picker

Lighthouse Shellfish Ltd. based in 191 Muschamp Rd, Union Bay, BC V0R 3B0 is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Oyster picker who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The candidate must be available to work during Flexible Hours.

Employer Name: Lighthouse Shellfish Ltd.
Position: Oyster picker
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $20.00 hourly for 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: 191 Muschamp Rd, Union Bay, BC V0R 3B0

Job Description

  • The candidate will be responsible for feeding aquaculture stock.
  • The candidate will be required to write basic progress reports on a daily basis.
  • The candidate must cull, mark, or tag stock and report stock irregularities.
  • The candidate will be responsible for the operation, maintenance, and cleaning of pumps, filters, and other aquaculture equipment.
  • The candidate must clean and maintain aquaculture enclosures.
  • The candidate will be required to load stock into trucks’ tanks and pack stock into special containers.
  • The candidate will be required to rake and collect marine plants.
  • The candidate must spread and dry marine plants.
  • The candidate must transport marine plants to processing plants.
  • The candidate will be required to dig shellfish from shellfish beds.
  • The candidate must clean, sort, and pack shellfish.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist aquaculture technicians in the operation of fish hatcheries and other aquatic farms.
  • The candidate will be responsible for grading and weighing aquaculture stocks.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 23 kg (50 lbs).
  • The candidate must be flexible.

Work site environment

  • The candidate will be required to work long hours in an outdoor environment.
  • The candidate must be able to work in and on water.
  • The candidate must be able to work in wet/damp and cold/refrigerated conditions.

Experience and specialization

Area of specialization

  • The candidate must be knowledgeable about clams and oysters.

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand eye coordination.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

By mail

191 Muschamp Rd
Union Bay, BC
V0R 3B0

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