Job Announcement: Oyster Hatchery Position
KCB Oyster Holdings is located in Lottsburg, Virginia and produces oyster larvae and seed from December through September. This is a seasonal, full-time job.
This is a unique opportunity to commercially produce oysters and develop a research/breeding program to improve hatchery performance.
Brood stock management and maintenance
Spawning and larvae culture
Cultchless seed setting
Bachelor’s degree in a science related field
Good work ethic and self-motivated
Ability to work variable hours, including weekends in rotation
Ability to work independently and multi-task
Communicate effectively with other employees
Ability to perform record keeping and organize results
Prior hatchery knowledge
Ability to adaptively manage
Ability to conduct research experiments
Interest in seawater chemistry and oyster breeding
Salary negotiable and health benefits included.
Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to:
A. J. Erskine