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Aquaculture Farm Assistant

UARAH FISHERIES Narrandera, New South Wales

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

Uarah Fisheries is the world’s first modern Murray cod farm and large-scale Australian native fish hatchery. We are Australia’s premier producer of high-quality Murray cod table fish for the restaurant and wholesale sectors, native fish fingerlings for conservation programs in the Murray-Darling Basin and exporters of Australian natives to the international market.

With preparation for our next spawning season currently underway, we are looking for a responsible candidate that is able to assist in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the hatchery and farm. Duties include all aspects of fish husbandry, harvesting and farm operations and all training will be provided. Previous aquaculture, science, farming, rural living experience and ability to start early September is desirable. Your own transport is required and applicants must currently be in NSW, Australia.

All work is suitable for Australia residents and for the Working Holiday Visa.
Working hours are 8am - 5pm with a one hour break.
Award hourly rates apply plus superannuation.
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To apply please submit an application through the backpacker job board with a short message about your work availability and why you would like to work with us during this Season. Applicants must address the above criteria to be considered.

Postcode: 2652 (Narrandera, New South Wales)

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Member since: May 2017

Founded in 1977 by industry pioneers, Jim and Bruce Malcolm, Uarah Fisheries is the world’s first modern Murray cod farm and large-scale native fish hatchery.
Our farm and hatchery adjoins the pristine waterways of the Murray-Darling Basin, and we source our water from the snow-fed Murrumbidgee river catchment. We have full control over our entire production cycle from the nurturing of brooding stock to the hatching of larvae and the production of table fish. This allows us to ensure the selection of the highest quality table fish and fingerlings for delivery all year round.
While we are pioneers, we are a forward-looking organisation in a rapidly-growing industry. For 2017 onwards, we have set our sights on developing more sustainable fish husbandry and farm management techniques, and building a global market for Australian freshwater fish.

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