Skipper (Colonsay)

We are currently looking to employ a Skipper at our seawater site on the Isle of Colonsay. The vessel will provide a valuable service, assisting with sea lice treatments, net changing and other general farm duties. 
The successful candidate will be required to work closely with the Farm Manager to provide an operational plan and must therefore possess strong interpersonal and organisational skills as well as the ability to problem solve. In addition, the successful applicant will be required to ensure that their vessel is cleaned and maintained to a high standard and that up to date bio-security records are priority. 
The post brings with it significant responsibility and the working pattern is a two week on/off rota. Accommodation will be provided on the Island if required during shift. 
Applicants must hold a valid certificate of competence and be able to operate a vessel up to 24 metres.  A driving licence is essential. No driving licence? We can help you with the cost of lessons. 
We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. We are willing to consider flexible working arrangements and are an Equal Opportunities employer. In return we offer an attractive salary, bonus, pension, Occupation Health Support and training/development opportunities. To apply for this vacancy, you must be eligible to work in the UK. 
If you wish to apply, please upload your Covering Letter and CV to our MHS People website by Friday 24 August 2018.  
Marine Harvest is the world’s leading seafood company and the largest producer of salmon. The company employs over 13,000 employees globally in 24 countries. Every day our employees produce 6.2 million healthy and delicious meals, served to customers across the globe. 
Marine Harvest covers the whole value and production chain, from feed to plate, and through our vision of leading the “Blue Revolution” we are dedicated to farming the ocean in a responsible and efficient way.