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Oyster Farm Hand

Dodge Cove Marine Farm and Muscongus Bay Aquaculture Damariscotta, Maine

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Description

Muscongus Bay Aquaculture and Dodge Cove Marine Farm are highly committed to producing the best quality shellfish for farmers and consumers alike. The companies cultivate American oysters, hard clams, and bay scallops in the highly productive Damariscotta River in mid-coast Maine.
The companies are looking for enthusiastic, reliable, team-oriented, and level-headed individuals to help our crew with daily operations.
Duties may include, but not be limited to;
- Harvesting oysters via drag boat to be graded
- Culling and grading of market oysters
- Processing oysters for shipment
- Monitoring condition of broodstock shellfish
- Fixing and maintaining gear
Qualifications
-Solid and verifiable boat handling skills (preferred).
-Happy working as part of a team.
-Organized and diligent.
-Quick problem solving.
-Ability to lift and move 50 pounds repeatedly.
-Ability to work in adverse weather conditions.
-Positive attitude