Senior Biologist

Senior Biologist
Western Isles and North West Scotland

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Biologist to provide expertise to the business in all aspects of aquaculture, from understanding and managing the growth across both freshwater hatcheries and marine farms, to supporting the communication process with local and industry stakeholders.

The role will involve monitoring the health status of all fish stocks, producing risk assessments, as well as planning and delivering audit schedules. Managing fish medication, liaising with regulatory authorities, and producing investigation/trial proposals for practical research will also be a fundamental part of this role. Furthermore, providing regular guidance and advice, including delivering training to Marine and Freshwater staff in alignment with the Company’s training plans.
The successful candidate will have a degree in Biology or experience working as a health or site manager on production sites, with direct responsibility for managing teams and fish health.
The Scottish Salmon Company is 100% focused on Scotland. We produce our salmon with a pride recognised at home and around the World. We require passionate individuals dedicated to delivering the highest standards in all aspects of our business from animal husbandry to customer service.

In return we offer a competitive salary package within a successful and innovative company committed to sustainability. To apply and/or request a detailed job specification please use the contact details below. Please note applications are requested by CV and covering letter.

Rhian Chamberlain
The Scottish Salmon Company
1 Marybank Estate, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0DB
Tel: +44 1499 600 601

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