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River Farmer

Nonesuch Oysters Scarborough, ME



The River Farmer is responsible for taking part in a variety of oyster farming processes. This includes harvesting, cleaning, sorting, and washing shellfish, maintaining the nursery and caring for seed, planting, site maintenance, and other duties as needed. River Farmers are expected to feel comfortable working in all weather conditions and to be adequately prepared for such conditions. Workday hours are variable and task-based.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Individuals must be able to work flexible hours to accommodate the tide schedule and conditions
  • Enjoy working outside on the River in all weather conditions and various times of day
  • Have an interest in shellfish cultivation
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must be able to swim
  • This is an active job and applicants should be able to lift 60 pounds without difficulty and be
  • able to work in a physically challenging environment
  • Applicants must also have a valid driver’s license and qualify to drive a company vehicle

To Apply:

Please send a few sentences about why you want to work here, your resume, and 2 references to [email protected]

Please include the dates you are available to work.