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oyster picker

Source: Job Bank


Courtenay, BC


$20.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: Experience an asset

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • In/on water
  • Wet/damp
  • Cold/refrigerated


  • Feed aquaculture stock
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Cull, mark or tag stock and report stock irregularities
  • Operate, maintain and clean pumps, filters and other aquaculture equipment
  • Clean and maintain aquaculture enclosures
  • Transfer stock to tanks in trucks and pack stock in special containers
  • Rake and gather marine plants
  • Spread and dry marine plants
  • Transport marine plants to processing plants
  • Dig shellfish from shellfish beds
  • Clean, sort and pack shellfish
  • Assist aquaculture technicians in the operation of fish hatcheries or other aquatic farms
  • Grade and weigh aquaculture stocks

Area of specialization

  • Oyster

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week

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