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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.

Human Resources Generalist, Campbell River, BC
Are you a Human Resources professional with exceptional customer service who thrives in a fast-paced environment? If so, our People & Culture team is looking for you. We are offering a permanent full-time role at Cermaq Canada’s Campbell River office. We offer an excellent benefit package, bonus plan and compensation, plus an opportunity to learn and grow as our company does. You will be providing support to employees and managers in the human resources functions throughout the employee lifecycle from full cycle recruiting to offboarding.

You would report to the People & Culture Director. You would be involved in recruiting, onboarding, performance management, and offboarding. You will also be responsible for Coordinating an efficient disability management program including a safe and healthy return-to-work program.

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 “Human Resources Generalist” in the subject line before Monday, November 25, 2019 to: Office: 203-919 Island Highway, Campbell River | Fax: 250-286-0042 | E-mail: careers.canada@cermaq.com


Cleaning and Sanitation Supervisor, Tofino, BC 
Cermaq Canada is currently looking for permanent full time Cleaning & Sanitation Supervisor to join our team at our Tofino Fish Processing Plant.

Position Details:
Shift: Monday to Friday evening shifts (dependent on processing schedule)
Hours: Eight hours per day starting in the afternoons (overtime may be required)
Location: Tofino Housing: Accommodation or living allowance will be provided for this role.

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-mal to careers.canada@cermaq.com , stating “Cleaning & Sanitation Supervisor” in the subject line by Friday November 22, 2019 to: Office: 61 – 4th Street, Tofino | Fax: 250-725-1250

Maintenance Technician, Tofino, BC 
Cermaq Canada Processing is currently looking to fill the full time position of a Maintenance Technician. Reporting directly to the Plant Maintenance Manager, as a maintenance technician you are responsible for ensuring that the processing equipment and facility structures are well maintained as to achieve maximum productivity and regulatory compliance.

Key Accountabilities:
Performs general maintenance n processing plant equipment and facilities to minimize deficiencies as to ensure that production remains on or within targets. 
Repairs equipment and resolves work orders in a priority sequence while being conscious of time restraints in order to minimize down time of the processing plant. 
Identifies maintenance repairs through routine inspections and establishes work orders in order to efficiently anticipate and resolve maintenance issues. 
Working with a team of maintenance technician advising the CCP Maintenance Manager on processing plant maintenance progress, issues formally and informally on a regular basis. 
Promoting a positive workplace, supporting the team leaders to ensure collaborative and efficient teamwork.

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 “Maintenance Technician” in the subject line by Friday November 22, 2019 to: 61- 4th street, Tofino | Fax: 250-725-1250| E-mail: careers.canada@cermaq.com


Intermediate Accountant, Campbell River, BC
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 Monday, November 18, 2019 to: Office: 203-919 Island Highway, Campbell River | Fax: 250286-0042 | E-mail: 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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