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Shellfish Farm Manager

Location: Dennis, MA
Company: Aquacultural Research Corporation
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Salary: Not Entered
Closing Date: Monday, March 5, 2018
Date Posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2018


Education •College Degree preferred •3+ years of aquaculture or farming experience preferred


Shellfish Farm Manager Job Description Aquacultural Research Corporation is seeking a fulltime Farm Manager. This position requires the management of several of our existing farms. The ideal candidate should have 3-5 years of experience in the aquaculture industry with farm management knowledge. A flexible attendance schedule is required based on the tides. Additional responsibilities include but not limit to: Duties and Responsibilities •Planting and forecasting seed needs, preparing the ground and spreading and monitoring survival of seed. •Farming the crop - predator control, transplanting, and thinning, harvesting. •Records keeping of farm data from seeding to harvest and Maintenance. •Coordinate with other managers to ensure crews work efficiently to maximize harvest. •Responsibilities include the maintenance and repair of assigned farm equipment. •Strong communication with crews and Managers. Personal Qualities and Skills •Reliable and Dependable •Leadership Skills •Time Management •Problem Solving •Attention to Detail •Works Well Under Pressure •Organizational Skills •Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills •Motivated, Self-Starter •Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel & Outlook •Experience Driving forklift, Shellfish Farming, Boat operating preferred •Ability to work outdoors in ALL weather conditions •Flexible 30 - 50 hours work week based on the tides, including full or partial weekends Physical Demands •Must be able to sit, stand and/or walk on uneven terrain up to 8 hours a day. •Must be able to stoop, bend, kneel, twist, and squat. •Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. up to 100lbs. •Must be able to speak and hear well enough to communicate with co-workers. •Must have agility and balance to safely climb on machines, boats, etc. •Must be able to drive to multiple locations. Compensation Commensurate with experience. Full-time benefits health insurance, 401K, paid vacation & sick time.
Contact Name: Rob Doane
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