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Aquaculture Technician

American Unagi Franklin, Maine

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American Unagi is seeking a full-time aquaculture technician to join our growing team this winter. Position begins at current operation in Franklin, ME, and will transition to our brand new facility in Waldoboro, ME in spring.

Aquaculture Technician Description:

Aquaculture technician performs a variety of tasks relating to daily operations and maintenance of the land-based aquaculture facility and growing American eels.

Duties include:

  • Water quality testing
  • Fish handling,
  • Grading, system maintenance,
    Data collection,
  • Harvesting
  • Distribution.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • The job is active and fast-paced and applicants must be able to lift 50lbs.
  • Applicants must be able to work with a team while also being comfortable working independently.
  • The successful candidate must be highly motivated, organized, able to work flexible hours and participate in regular on-call evening and weekend schedules.
  • A bachelor’s or associate's degree in a related field or two years of related work experience is preferred.
  • Key competencies include scientific and mechanical aptitude, knowledge of basic plumbing, carpentry, and electronics, and proficiency in basic mathematics.

Compensation & Benefits:

Technician Position is hourly wage with overtime and benefits.

To Apply:

Email resume and cover letter to [email protected]