Fish Farm Technician – Wisconsin

Plymouth Springs Fish Company
Westfield, WI
Job Category
Full time Positions
Last Date to Apply
Fish Farm Technician cares for fish and performs grounds and equipment maintenance and other duties on a fish farm. Major duties and responsibilities are to: • Feed, grade, and harvest fish; regulate water supplies; remove mortality; and recognize and treat fish diseases. • Record and maintain information on amount and type of feed received and fed, water quality, processing data and fish mortalities • Weigh, count, and load fish for processing, and process fish. • Maintain, construct, and perform minor repairs to ponds and walkways, fish feeders, egg trays, and screens. • Maintain lawns, shrubs, and trees. • Maintain and repair farm buildings and residences, water pumps, lawn mowers, power tools, roads, and trails. Working Conditions • Operate trucks, tractors, and other equipment. • Work outdoors, at times during inclement weather. • Work in and around water. • Requires lifting up to 50 pound sacks of feed, cartons of drugs, and other heavy materials and equipment. • Use lawn mowers, small gas engines, power tools, pumps, etc. • Requires a flexible work schedule that varies in the number of hours worked on a daily basis, but not necessarily each day, or a work schedule in which the starting and stopping times vary on a daily basis, but not necessarily each day. This includes working at all hours and workdays in excess of eight hours.
Minimum Qualifications • An Associate's degree in Fisheries Technology, Aquaculture or Aquarium Science; OR • Eighteen months of fish culture (care of fish) experience. (six months of fisheries, fish screens, wildlife or related habitat work experience will count toward this experience). A higher level degree in Fisheries Science or a closely-related degree with at least 45 quarter (30 semester) hours of biological/ecological coursework will substitute for the Associate's degree. Requested Skills Preference will be given to applicants with the following experience with fish: • Trapping, treating and immobilization • Recognizing disease symptoms • Operating pond pumps and equipment • Operating heavy equipment • Operating electronic or mechanical equipment • Collecting and recording data • Fish culture experience in a hatchery setting • Using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook • Working with fish eggs and fry Only resume and cover letter are required to apply.
Contact Person
Lucas Bradburn
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