Hatchery Manager

Location: Bowen
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Infrastructure
Reference: J42294
Our Client:
ECO Aqua Culture Australia Pty Ltd (ECOAA) are 100% Australian owned and operated, with a focus on sustainable, low impact, aquaculture farming.
Our practices aim to reduce the impact on the eco system through circular strategies, best in class husbandry and animal wellbeing; and we are proud to be recognised as Australia's first certified sustainable and responsible [prawn] aquaculture farm, independently certified by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC).

With a vision to expand and transform the aquaculture industry across North Queensland, we have plans to significantly advance sustainable onshore aquaculture, in partnership with Pacific Biotechnologies (Australia) the global leader in macroalgal bioremediation through their proprietary RegenAqua™ system.

Located in Bowen (Queensland) we operate adjacent to the pristine waters of the Great Barrier Reef marine park, with a diverse team of experienced and dedicated specialists committed to producing premium black tiger prawns for the Australian market.

ECOAA are seeking individuals who share a passion for safe, ethical and innovative aquaculture practices and a move towards a more environmentally sustainable world.

About the Role:
We have an exciting opportunity for a Hatchery Manager to join this growing, innovative Aquaculture business in Queensland. You will be tasked with ensuring production goals are achieved through several daily activities including:
• Lead the Hatchery Expansion project, including design contribution
• Develop morale and a safe culture, while leading and managing the team's performance
• Ensure all production and financial targets are met
• Ensuring compliance of all HSE and quality processes
• Liaising between units and teams to ensure smooth operations across the facility
• Reporting of daily activities relating to farm operations
• Reporting all incidents and hazards, including biological or infrastructure-related concerns


Key Criteria:
• Degree or equivalent tertiary qualification in Aquaculture/Marine Science
• Min. 7 years prawn or hatchery aquaculture experience
• Ability to work and communicate with diverse teams
• Proven experience with maturation, larval rearing, live feeds production, prawn nursery and grow-out.
• Min. 5 years leadership experience
• Manual Driver's license


What's on Offer?
• Full-time position
• Annual salary in-line with the technical nature of the role
• Opportunities for progression within the business
• Australian owned business
• Access to relocation assistance if necessary

For more information and a confidential discussion please contact Sarah Clark on (07) 3910 5506 or click Apply Now'.

About Us:
Titan Recruitment has been delivering complete, innovative and effective recruitment solutions across Australia for over two decades and is recognised as a leading Engineering and Technology recruitment and contracting specialist. Our service delivery is underpinned by traditional values and an innovative approach to help clients, contractors and candidates achieve their goals.

Titan is an advocate for Equal Employment Opportunity, and we encourage applications from all interested applicants.