Aquaculture Facility Sanitation and Waste Water Recycle Chemist


Starting at $2,420
Job Type
Full Time
Closing Date
June 30, 2018 11:59 pm


Shrimp Canada, a research based dynamic and growing company in Shrimp Aquaculture, is seeking to hire an experienced  Aquaculture Facility Sanitation and Waste Water Recycle Chemist  to support our site development and operations at the Palmerston Industrial Park.

Reporting to the Site Supervisor, the Aquaculture Chemist will work as part of a team, the Chemist will be primarily responsible for Water quality management, sanitation and general operations of RAS including feeding, animal husbandry, harvesting and security of fish stocks.

Key Accountabilities:

·       A keen understanding of all shrimp handling procedures

·       Understand, enforce, and adhere to all government regulations, farm practices and standard of practices;

·       A good understanding of feed regimes, feed rates and feed monitoring;

·       Familiarity with RAS in Shrimp farming and related maintenance;

·       Environmental and plankton monitoring;

·       Other duties as assigned.


340 Minto Road, Palmerston Industrial Park
Postal Code
N0G 2P0


Qualifications and Skills:

·       Preference will be given to those with previous experience in commercial phytosanitary / zoosanitary procedures; Commercial algal biomass production and water recycle and related facility management

·       University degree in Chemistry, related training certification and research and technical experience preferred;

·       Must be physically fit and able to lift or move heavy items;

·       Well-developed communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills, as well as teamwork and conflict resolution skills;

Valid certificates for First Aid, WHMIS, Forklift are an advantage.    

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