Fish Hatchery Manager

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Job Summary

There is opening for Fishery Hatchery Manager with minimum 4 years production experience on medium scale.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description


 Responsible for the operations of the fish farm which comprises the Hatchery, earthen and concrete breeding ponds and the processing unit.

Managing fish habitats throughout the year

Establishing and Calculating a feeding regime and monitoring feed management, which is often done by automatic computer systems

Maintenance of equipment and cages

Ensuring the water supply is of a sufficient quality for the stock;

Paying close attention to detail in order to avoid expensive fish losses in what can be a high risk industry

Responsible for the daily operations and overall management of the fish farm

Adhering to environmental standards

Updating knowledge of fish health and nutrition

Being aware of different water management techniques

Feeding stock either manually or via automated machinery;

Planning breeding programmes and growing schedules to obtain maximum efficiency

Possessing stock skills such as fish handling, spawning, grading and harvesting

Monitoring the health of the fish and treating them when appropriate;

Adapting to new technologies as they develop and learning practical skills

Record keeping and monitoring farm progress

Keep farmers up to date with latest farming developments

Transition of production process into Cage Culture System within 6 months.



Requirements:

Minimum of B.Sc./HND in Animal Science, Agriculture, Social Sciences or other related discipline.

Ability to work well under pressure of time constraints and production requirements with little or no supervision

Must be able to lead a team of individuals and work well with others.

Master’s degree in aquaculture or fisheries field a plus

Be maintaining inventory, managing the equipment maintenance, monitoring fish health and quality or dealing with customer service issues.

At least 5 years’ experience in Fish Farm Management in a medium/large farm

Experience in fish husbandry and dealing with fish disease concerns is required

Strong Personality and leadership skills with good communication skills

Basic understanding of offtake market 

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