Job Title: Farm Employee OVERVIEW: Island Creek Shellfish Farms is the foundation of Island Creek Oysters. A well-known oyster farm in the U.S., ICSF is dedicated to producing the highest quality products possible. Using various farming techniques, ICSF has developed a thorough grow-out process, from hatchery to market. With a dedicated team, ICSF is looking for a hardworking, highly motivated, rational and levelheaded individual to help take this farm to the next level. One who is eager to take on the challenge of developing this farm to its fullest potential.
The Farm Employee’s direct manager is: The Farm Manager The position requires a dedication to shellfish farming and a desire to constantly improve efficiencies on the farm. The employee must understand and/or be willing to learn the intricacies of shellfish farming, and have strong attention to detail. The farm’s ultimate success will depend on individual employees buying into the farm’s goals. Quarterly and annual goals will be set to help assess the progress made by the employee. This job requires an individual who is passionate about being on the water, is organized, hard working, and will do whatever it takes to achieve the goals of the farm. We are looking for an individual who wants to grow, and learn. *Roles and tasks outlined below: • Storage inventory • Float inventory • Culling • Teamwork • Dragging • Grading • Nursery maintenance • Upweller maintenance Lastly, we believe in personal and professional growth at Island Creek. Change and agility are parts of everyday life here. Every position is fluid and we believe the right person can grow to do amazing things. Yearly and quarterly reviews will help guide this process. REQUIREMENTS: • Shellfish farming background preferable • High level of attention to detail • Thorough knowledge of boat handling • A good representative of Island Creek Shellfish Farms • Outdoorsman/outdoorswoman • Hard working • Problem solver • Punctual • Flexible • Self motivated • Passionate about aquaculture and/or the ocean