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Kelp Hatchery Technician

Devon

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TL8

We are seeking a reliable, skilled, self-directed and team-oriented individual to work and run our new Hatchery as a Seaweed Technician.Reporting direct to the Owner, you will assist with seasonal operations in our kelp hatchery, including contributing to light facilities maintenance and engaging in science support activities.

Collaborative, Fastidious, Ability to take direction, Willingness to learn new system inside and out with no-task-is-too-small attitude, Familiarity with microscopes, and experience working in a hatchery or lab a plus.

You will be involved in a number of seaweed projects from growing kelp in Green Ocean farms, trialling other methods of growing seaweeds such as offshore or on mats   and experiment growing seaweed on land in pods.

This is a hands-on, temporary part-time (20 hours/week) position but will becomes a full-time position in the near future.

Volunteer Work

Salary

Piecework

Paid Per Hour

(DOE)

Starting:

At a later date31/08/2020

This farm is looking for local people that can travel to and from the destination.

This farm can accommodate a certain amount of mobile homes on its grounds.

This farm has some accommodation available on-site. Spaces may be limited.

Required Experience

  • In depth knowledge and experience of growing Kelp is essential.
  • Knowledge of other UK seaweeds, particularly Ulva and red seaweeds is desirable.
  • Handling delicate kelp seed spools required, not afraid to get your hands dirty.

Weekly Hours:

20

Duration:

Temporary

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