Work With Us

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.


2019 Processing Technician, Tofino

Cermaq Canada is currently looking for full-time Processing Technicians to join our team at our Tofino Fish Processing Plant.

Our Processing Technicians spend their day working in a team that is focused on ensuring that a high-quality product is processed and delivered in a safe and timely manner. They perform a wide variety of tasks from cutting fish to sorting them into boxes to transporting those boxes by forklift. The work they do is physically demanding and fast paced.


Saltwater Husbandry Technician, Vancouver Island 

Cermaq Canada is currently looking to fill multiple permanent full time Saltwater Husbandry Technicians positions at our sea sites located across Vancouver Island. There is company provided bus and boat transportation.

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. You’ll apply best practices in feeding techniques and use your analytical skills to collect data and report on the health of our fish. You’ll get the chance to work with and live with a group of hardworking, dedicated employees. Housing is provided at the sea site and is well-equipped.  This role is the perfect opportunity to satisfy your love of the outdoors, expand your husbandry skills, and contribute to our communities through sustainable aquaculture.


Job Postings

Job Postings
Location Title Expiry Date
Campbell River , BC 

2018-10-11 Accounts Payable Clerk

October 19, 2018 
As an Accounts Payable Clerk, you will receive and process purchasing correspondence, complete data entry invoices for cheque runs, research account activity, deal with vendors, reconcile statements, troubleshoot billing problems, and perform other accounting duties as assigned.

Campbell River, BC Financial Accountant (18 month contract)  
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.   

Tofino, BC Cleaning and Sanitation Technician None
We are looking for permanent staff for our team at our Cermaq Canada Processing facility in Tofino. This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package. 
Campbell River / Tofino, BC Saltwater Technician None
We are always looking for people interested in working on our sea sites in locations all around Vancouver Island. Please see the job description linked above for details, and fill out and return an employment application if you are interested. 
Tofino, BC Processing Technician None
We are always looking for people interested in working at our processing plant in Tofino, BC. Please see the job description linked above for details, and fill out and return an employment application if you are interested. 

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