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Oyster Farm Deck Hand

Bar Harbor Oyster Company Bar Harbor, ME

BarHarbor

Description

FULL - TIME
YEAR ROUND & SEASONAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Role:

Established in 2014, we have been hand farming our Bar Harbor Blonde oysters sustainably in the Mt. Desert Narrows. This position is for an oyster farm worker, working primarily on our 24ft boat tending our oyster farm. We are looking for someone who is reliable, detail-oriented, and able to work safely on the water.

Responsibilities:

Sorting and cleaning the oysters

  • Harvesting market oysters
  • Landing, tumbling, and re bagging oysters as they grow.
  • Manage supplies needed for the oyster farm, and associated vessels.

Job Qualifications:

Ability to stand and work for several hours at a time outside.

  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. repetitively.
  • Experience on the water is preferred but we are willing to train the right candidate.
  • Positive and helpful disposition.
  • Ability to work with a team.

Perks:

  • Paid lunch breaks.
  • Time and a half for overtime.
  • Major holidays off.
  • No work on weekends
  • Awesome deals on oysters!

Compensation:

  • Competitive pay based on skill and experience: $16-$25/hr
  • 20 hours/week minimum.