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Farm Jobs in UK Free Visa Sponsorship 2022, Are you a highly motivated individual looking to start or expand your aquaculture career? We are currently looking for a passionate and highly motivated individual to make a difference at the Company’s Seawater site at Linnhe located near the Corran Ferry. The role is challenging, but ultimately very rewarding and can lead to a variety of fulfilling career progression opportunities.

If you are ambitious and motivated and want to work with a like-minded team, then this is the role for you. This post is offered on a full-time, permanent basis. The successful candidate will be required to work 40 hours per week, any 5 days out of 7.

Post Name Farm Technician (Linnhe)
Company Name Mowi Canada West
Expected Salary GBP 25000 To GBP 28000 Per Year 
Address Scotland, Fort William, United Kingdom 6SJ, A82

About the Job:

The farm technician role is a crucial part of the operations process and ensures that the best management of our salmon is undertaken. We need our technicians to strive for continuous improvement and deliver on all aspects of farm work to keep the team on track and performing well. The job includes, but is not limited to:

  • Leading on feed, control, and inspection of fish
  • Site housekeeping and maintenance
  • Inspection and maintenance of equipment and facilities around the farm
  • Identification and reporting of sea lice levels
  • Monitoring and maintaining fish health and welfare
  • Daily environmental checks
  • Boat handling around the farm
  • Maintaining high biosecurity levels
  • General farm tasks to keep the whole operation running

Ideal candidate

The ideal candidate should have an interest in the aquaculture industry and be willing to learn. They will be willing to expand their understanding and work hard on the job.

  • Experience is desirable, but not essential as training will be provided
  • You will be required to hold, or able to obtain, and retain an ML5 or ENG1 medical certificate
  • Flexible approach to working to meet the demands of the job
  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Ability to understand the aims of the site and to support the rest of the team to achieve these
  • Respect for the need for safe working practices
  • A driver’s license is essential. No driving license? Don’t worry, we can help with the cost of lessons

Industry Private
Education Required High School Diploma 
Schedule Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours  

What does Mowi offer?

In return for your effort, you will be part of the team in a constantly expanding industry. Our Mowi Rewards include:

  • A competitive salary;
  • Overtime is available at an enhanced rate;
  • Cyclical bonus scheme with the ability to earn up to 15% of your salary per annum;
  • 31 days annual leave per annum, increasing with length of service;
  • Generous pension scheme;
  • Life assurance cover;
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • Healthy Lifestyle contribution to support an active lifestyle;
  • Employee discounts at participating retailers;
  • Occupational Health Support & Employee Assistance Programme;
  • Training & Development opportunities;
  • Plus many more.

If this role sounds like the right fit for you, we would love to hear from you! Please visit mowi.com/people to apply.

Mowi values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunities employer. To apply for this vacancy, you must be eligible to work in the UK.

About Company:

At Mowi, we work with the ocean to produce nutritious, delicious, and supreme-quality seafood. We fulfill one-fifth of the global demand for farm-raised Atlantic salmon and are constantly driven by innovation and the desire to achieve the highest standards of sustainability.

In Canada, we operate salmon farms on the coast of beautiful British Columbia and Vancouver Island, where 600 people produce 45,000 tonnes of sustainable farm-raised Atlantic salmon each year.

Our salmon are four-star certified to the Global Aquaculture Alliance Best Aquaculture Practices and we are the first company in North America to have a farm certified to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council salmon standard.

The many phases of Mowi’s fish farming business in British Columbia are located in or near a number of coastal communities.

Interview Questions:

  1. Are you familiar with the most common types of farm equipment?
  2. What are some of the most important skills for an agricultural technician to have?
  3. How do you keep track of all of the different tasks you need to complete each day?
  4. What is your process for testing soil quality?
  5. Provide an example of a time when you had to troubleshoot a problem with a crop.
  6. If you found a problem with a crop, how would you communicate that to the farmer or rancher?
  7. What would you do if you noticed signs of pest infestation?
  8. How well do you understand the nutritional needs of different types of livestock?
  9. Do you have experience using farm equipment?
  10. When is it appropriate to call a veterinarian?
  11. We want to increase the yield of our crops. What strategies would you suggest?
  12. Describe your process for monitoring the health of livestock.
  13. What makes you stand out from other agricultural technicians?
  14. Which crops or livestock do you want to work with?
  15. What do you think is the most important role of an agricultural technician?
  16. How often should you rotate livestock feed?
  17. There is a drought in the area and the farmer is concerned about the health of his crops. What would you do?

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