Apprentice Oyster Farm Manager

Food Production
Posted 4 weeks ago

Apprentice Oyster Farm Manager
Atlantic Edge Oysters, Haverfordwest, SA623PL

Atlantic Edge Oysters are a rapidly growing oyster farm based in Pembrokeshire.  We produce high-quality oysters for the table market and rare native oysters for restoration projects.  The successful candidate will have opportunities to develop their career within the business and to be involved in interesting marine restoration projects.

Opportunities to develop careers in the aquaculture sector are rare and we are keen to assist our apprentices in that journey.

Daily Duties:

  • Assistance with oyster farm duties at Angle Bay
  • Operation of purification tanks at the dispatch centre (Johnston)
  • Oyster grading, packing and shipping
  • General cleaning of tanks and equipment
  • Record keeping
  • Taking orders and liaising with customers

Desirable Personal Qualities:
The successful applicant will be hard working, reliable, flexible, trustworthy, enthusiastic and highly self-motivated.

It is important to be able to get along with others and work in a team.

An enthusiasm for the marine environment is an advantage as is a desire to work outdoors part of the time.

The role is biased towards those with good practical abilities with a good key skills foundation as it is hoped that the successful applicant will have the ability to progress into other roles in the future.

Attention to safety and cleanliness is very important for all aspects of the job

The ability to follow direction accurately and to be confident in carrying them out is essential.

Other attributes that will be of benefit are:

  • A good technical aptitude
  • The ability to maintain records accurately
  • Good fitness & stamina
  • A driving licence or willingness to obtain one
  • Good communication skills

Qualifications Required:
Preferred grades:
GCSE Math Grade C or above
GCSE English Grade C or above
Plus, a Science or Biology GCSE

Welsh Language Requirements:
Welsh Spoken Skills: No
Welsh Written Skills: No

Apprenticeship rates

31-40 hours per week

Interview arrangements:
Employer will contact directly

Please send a covering letter and your CV – HERE

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