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Cermaq Canada is a progressive aquaculture company with various roles and career path opportunities in several coastal Vancouver Island communities.

Whether you are new to the work force, a skilled worker, a college or university graduate or someone simply looking for a career change, salmon aquaculture offers steady year-round employment in a variety of positions. 

Cermaq Canada employs more than 250 people in the coastal communities of beautiful Vancouver Island.

All our employees receive a competitive pay and benefits package that includes extended health and dental coverage, life and AD&D insurance, an employee and family assistance plan, and a matching RRSP plan, among other benefits. 

We also encourage employee advancement within Cermaq Canada through on-the-job training, as well as company sponsored training and development opportunities.

Cermaq Canada hires on the basis of merit.  We are an equal opportunities employer who provides a workplace that is free of discrimination. 

We are focused on attracting and retaining the best talent by encouraging applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, disability, or any other identifying characteristic protected by law. 

Applicants must be legally able to work in Canada at time of application, and preference will be given to Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

Intermediate Accountant (18-month Term), Campbell River 
Cermaq Canada is current looking for an Intermediate Accountant to join our finance team at our Campbell River office. If you enjoy detail-oriented work, a fast-paced environment, and accounting processes then we want to hear from you!

Reporting to the Assistant Financial Controller, this position performs accounting duties related to analyzing financial information, reconciling financial transactions, and preparing accurate, timely financial reports and statements while ensuring compliance with Cermaq accounting control procedures.

If your qualifications meet the application requirements and you would like to apply for this opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter in person, by fax, or by e-mail, stating “Intermediate Accountant” in the subject line before Friday, October 4, 2019. You can deliver the resume in person to the office located at #203-919 Island Highway, Campbell River, or by fax: 250-286-0042, or by email to careers.canada@cermaq.com. 


Fish Health Project Manager, Campbell River 
Cermaq Canada is seeking to fill a new permanent full-time role of Fish Health Projects Manager to our Campbell River Administration Office. As a Fish Health Projects Manager you will oversee up to 4 team members providing leadership both internal and external fish health projects to achieve an optimal fish health situation and quality production. You will lead the team through decisions that could impact service levels at a regional level yet are beneficial to the company wide operations. You will report to the Fish Health Director.

If your qualifications meet the application requirements and you would like to apply for this opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter in person, by fax, or by e-mail, stating “Fish Health Project Manager" in the subject line by Friday, October 4, 2019. You can deliver the resume in person to the office located at #203-919 Island Highway, Campbell River, or by fax: 250-286-0042, or by email to careers.canada@cermaq.com. 


Saltwater Husbandry Technicians, full-time with benefits, multiple location and postions

Hoping to start or further develop your aquaculture career?  Cermaq Canada is currently looking for multiple full-time permanent Saltwater Husbandry Technicians to join our saltwater production team. We have opportunities at our sea sites located across Vancouver Island with company provided transportation from various Island communities.

As a Husbandry Technician you’ll play a critical role in growing healthy salmon in a sustainable manner.  You’ll spend the majority of your day outside on the water caring for the fish.  This role is the perfect opportunity to satisfy your love of the outdoors, expand your husbandry skills, and contribute to local communities through sustainable aquaculture. Preference will be given to candidates with a diploma or degree in aquaculture.  If you are a team player who is physically fit, enjoy being outside in all weather conditions, and have a passion for sustainable aquaculture, then we want to hear from you!

If you feel that you could contribute your qualifications to fill this important role within our company, please forward your resume and cover letter in person, by fax, or by e-mail, stating “Saltwater Husbandry Technician” in the subject line to  careers.canada@cermaq.com.

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