Hatchery Technician

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to grow your career and want to work with a skilled team, then this is the role for you! Join the Mowi Canada East Inc. Freshwater team as a Hatchery Technician at our Hatchery in Cardigan, PE.


At Mowi, we work with the ocean to produce nutritious, delicious and supreme-quality seafood. We fulfill one fifth of global demand for farm-raised Atlantic salmon. Working for Mowi means joining a team of people who pride themselves on driving change and are committed to making a difference.

In the Hatchery Technician role you will experience all the duties of a Hatchery Technician including, feeding, grading/counting or measuring fish, mortality removal, site security, maintenance and clean up, reporting, record keeping and document management, monitoring fish behaviour, appearance and health while ensuring safety and biosecurity measures are being followed.


Our ideal candidates would be safety oriented and willing to work in a team environment with a passion for the industry. They would possess:

  • Related post-secondary education
  • Relevant experience within the Aquaculture industry
  • Well-developed English verbal and written communication
  • Data collection and document management knowledge
  • Physical ability to complete repetitive tasks and handle up to 25kg of material 
  • Respect for the need for safe working practices
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Able to work safely and effectively in varying weather conditions  
  • Flexible approach to working to meet the demands of the job
  • Ability to work a shift with weekend rotations
  • Legal eligibility to work in Canada 


Along with being part of an experienced team in a constantly growing salmon industry, with a global industry leader, we offer:

  • Competitive wages, full-time work and set schedules, starting wages at $18.00/hour.
  • Relocation Assistance Available
  • Matching company paid Pension Plan contributions (DCPP)
  • Comprehensive Flex Benefits Plan including Life & Disability Insurance
  • Employee Family Assistance Program
  • Wellness Programs including an annual Wellness Reimbursement
  • Potential for Annual Bonus and Employee Stock Options Program
  • Company provided Gear and PPE
  • Opportunity to grow with a large global company



If this role sounds like the right fit for you, we would love to hear from you! Please click “Apply for position”.


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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