Aquaculture Technician II: Florida

Alpha Aqua Farms
Southwest FL
Job Category
Full time Positions
Last Date to Apply
Alpha Aqua Farms is a multi-farm complex of located in South Florida specializing in baitfish and high quality food fish. There are saltwater and freshwater operations at each site, with each farm geared towards a group of target species. A full hatchery at one site services all saltwater and freshwater larval rearing, while other sites are mainly used for grow-out. AAF is seeking personnel with an adaptable skillset to suit the needs of our diverse operation. Work responsibilities will vary widely throughout the year for production of different target species. This is an opportunity to work with rare/cutting edge species in aquaculture, including developing entirely new markets for species currently in demand. Job Duties: Both Hatchery and outdoor greenhouse/pond production of fish and invertebrates, working with both salt and freshwater production. Potential to work in conditions of extreme heat during summertime. Culture of phytoplankton, rotifers/artemia, copepods, larval fish/invertebrates, and juvenile grow-out to market size. Pond maintenance including seining, washing, liming. Heavy lifting including working with fish >200lbs. General water chemistry, feeding, tank maintenance, basic plumbing and carpentry. Compensation includes health insurance and retirement plan options. Interested applicants may apply to this job by emailing a Resume/CV and a short (500 words or less) Cover Letter to
Master’s degree or equivalent work experience in the aquaculture field. Prior experience with culturing live feeds and/or larval fish. Familiarity with recirculating systems and filtration components (protein skimmers, bead filters, etc.). Experience with hormone injection/strip spawning of fish.
Contact Person
Thomas Andrews
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