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Cermaq Canada is a progressive aquaculture company with many different job types available in 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.


Saltwater Husbandry Technicians, Full-time with benefits. Tofino, BC
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


Maintenance Technician Tofino, BC April 2019
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.


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, May 3, 2019  to: 61- 4th street, Tofino | Fax: 250-725-1250| E-mail: careers.canada@cermaq.com


Saltwater Site Manager Tofino BC April 2019
Cermaq Canada is seeking to fill the roles of permanent full time role of Saltwater Production Site Managers to our West Coast Operations. If you have proven leadership skills, a safety mindset and a passion and experience in fish production then we want to hear from you! In your role as Saltwater Production Site Manager you will be responsible for providing leadership to your team while managing all activities and infrastructure on site and minimizing risk to company assets. 


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 Production Site Manager” in the subject line by Friday August 2, 2019 to: Office: 203-919 Island Highway, Campbell River | Fax: 250-286-0042 | E-mail: careers.canada@cermaq.com 

 

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