Hatchery Technician - Big Tree Creek

Do you want to contribute to feeding the planet by raising the next generation of healthy salmon? Would you like to work with some of the newest state-of-the-art land-based recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) technology available? Then this Hatchery Technician position is for you!

We are currently seeking applications for a Hatchery Technician at our Big Tree Creek Hatchery.  Applicants with aquaculture experience and/or relevant post-secondary education will be given preference as we are a company that embraces constant learning and industry professionalism. The ability to get along with a wide variety of people from different backgrounds and cultures is paramount. We look  for employees who are self-motivated, well organized and have a positive attitude. Successful applicants must be physically fit and have a passion for taking care of animals.

Hatchery Technician Responsibilities:

  • Feeding and all other care required for our fish.
  • Cleaning, power-washing, and sanitizing to ensure a pristine environment for our fish and our employees.
  • Accurate reporting, record keeping and document management.
  • Conducting daily water quality checks.
  • Assisting with fish health sampling and grading fish by size.
  • Monitoring fish behavior, appearance and health (which may require responding to alarms after hours to ensure the health and safety of our fish)
  • Operating mobile and all other site equipment when authorized and trained.

This is an 8 days on and 6 days off camp shift with food and accommodations provided as well as transportation from the Campbell River marshalling point.

Wages:  $24.02 to $27.30

Closing Date: June 14, 2024

We offer competitive wages, a comprehensive benefits package and potential for annual company bonus.  To be considered for upcoming opportunities with a progressive, growth-oriented company, please submit your resume and cover letter online at: https://mowi.com/caw/people/vacancies/


Mowi ASA is the world’s leading seafood company and the largest producer of Atlantic salmon. As the first global seafood company with an end-to-end supply chain, Mowi brings supreme quality salmon and other seafood products to consumers around the world. Mowi is also ranked the most sustainable animal protein producer in the world by Coller FAIRR. With headquarters in Bergen, Norway, Mowi employs 11,500 people in 26 countries worldwide, and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange with a market capitalisation of EUR 9 billion and total assets of EUR 8.2 billion.

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Campbell River, BC Canada West

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