Aquaculture Hatchery Technician/Trainee

Job Location: Port Macquarie & Mid North Coast
Employer: East 33 Farming Pty Ltd
Full time

Work Type:                        Fulltime

Location:                           NSW – Camden Haven

Categories:                       Operations

Salary:                               $25.57 – $35 per hour 


East 33 Pty Ltd is an expanding vertically integrated Sydney Rock Oyster producer with production facilities in several locations stretching from Camden Haven to Sydney. We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic career minded individual for the position of Hatchery Technician/Trainee at our Camden Haven Hatchery. 


Reporting to the Camden Haven Farm Manager, working in parallel with our Senior Hatchery Technicians, you will be responsible for assisting the land based commercial production of microalgae, larvae & spat production, broodstock husbandry and site & systems maintenance. Your skills and assistance will also be deployed in the on water grow out phase of our Sydney Rock Oysters.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • High attention to detail.
  • Computer literacy with a thorough understanding of Microsoft Office
  • Willingness to attend rugged and remote worksites in a variety of weather conditions
  • Drivers Licence
  • Ability to work a rotating 7 day roster including Public Holidays when needed.
  • Australian resident or have the right to work full time in Australia

Highly desirable:

  • Commenced or completed Marine Science qualifications or related field.
  • Previous demonstrated capacity to operate in a process driven environment.
  • Previous demonstrated capacity to test observed and learned theories using a systematic method 
  • Forklift, Crane, Riggers, Heavy Vehicle, Boat/Coxswain qualifications and competency 
  • First Aid Certification
  • Exposure to and understanding of the oyster farming industry in particular and/or fishing/agricultural industry in general


Consideration will be given to individuals looking for a seasonal contract position, part time and job share arrangements. We offer the opportunity to continue or further your education and broaden your skill set. 

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