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The Huntsman Marine Science Centre has a need to expand its team of technical personnel within the Aquatic Services department. We are looking for a highly motivated, dynamic individual who works well both individually and within a team of technicians and research scientists to conduct a diverse set of confidential research contracts for commercial, government and university sponsors.

We are seeking to fill 2-3 positions with individuals that have specific interests, experience and skillsets as follows (please indicate your primary area of interest within your cover letter when you apply):

  1. 1 individual primarily for animal husbandry of marine species, including broodstock maintenance, rearing early life stages, and production of algae, rotifer and Artemia cultures.
  2. 1-2 new employees to implement research activities associated with aquatic toxicology and/or microbiology.

Responsibilities:

  • Animal husbandry – all aspects associated with fish and invertebrate species.
  • Life Support Systems – flow through and recirculating aquaculture systems as necessary.
  • Laboratory sampling & data recording within aquatic toxicology and/or aquatic animal health studies following Huntsman Standard Operating Procedures and Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Laboratory organization, supply inventory, calibrations, cleaning and maintenance of lab equipment.
  • Cross training in other lab disciplines as needed to meet project and business demands.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, while being detail-oriented, thorough and efficient.
  • Animal husbandry and/or aquatic toxicology and/or microbiology related experience.
  • Relevant Bachelor degree or technical diploma or equivalent experience.
  • Proficiency in computer use including spreadsheets, word processing and internet is expected.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Valid driver’s licence – class 5.

Positions are expected to involve weekend and holiday work, answering emergency calls and shift work might be necessary and as part of a staff rotation.

Pay/benefit package for a full time position.

Applications being accepted immediately until positions filled.

Send cover letter and resume plus three references to:

Huntsman Marine Science Centre

1 Lower Campus Road

St. Andrews, NB E5B 2L7

Email: huntsman@huntsmanmarine.ca

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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