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Freshwater Operative


 Barvas Hatchery, Isle of Lewis

 Salary: £18,035.30 - £20,767.89

 We are recruiting a Freshwater Operative for our Barvas Hatchery.  Duties will include assisting with all operations of the hatchery including fish husbandry duties, environmental monitoring, health checks and size grading.  Applicants must have good practical and problem solving skills along with the ability to work well as part of a team. You will work 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, with weekend working and on-call shifts payable at an enhanced rate.    

We require passionate individuals dedicated to delivering the highest standards in all aspects of our business from animal husbandry to customer service.  In return we offer a competitive salary package, a market leading pension scheme, cycle to work, retail discount scheme, and an employee assistance program. In addition, our Marine and Freshwater Competency Framework offers excellent training opportunities and a clear career progression route, along with the chance to undertake a Modern Apprenticeship in Aquaculture.  

To request an application form and/or a detailed job specification, please see contact details below.


Isobel Martin, HR Coordinator

The Scottish Salmon Company

Marybank Estate, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0DB

Tel: 01499 600 622



 Closing date: 28 March 2018