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Jamestown Point Whitney Shellfish FLUPSY Technician in Sequim, Washington

The Jamestown Point Whitney Shellfish venture is seeking a passionate FLUPSY Technician to play a key role in raising healthy shellfish!

What you'll do:

  • Maintain and care for our FLUPSY systems, ensuring optimal growing conditions for our shellfish
  • Ensure a clean and organized work environment by keeping shellfish bins and FLUPSY structures spotless
  • Become a sorting expert by separating shellfish by size and species
  • Track inventory meticulously to maintain accurate records
  • Facilitate oyster seed sales and connect with future shellfish farmers

You're a great fit if you:

  • Are a team player with a positive and can-do attitude
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and can manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Have a knack for troubleshooting and maintaining equipment
  • Enjoy learning new things and are eager to expand your knowledge in aquaculture
  • Possess proficiency in Microsoft Office programs

Experience that sets you apart:

  • Previous experience working in an outdoor environment, especially on the water
  • A background in systems maintenance
  • Skills in construction, electrical work, or plumbing (a plus!)

Gear Up for an Exciting Opportunity!

  • Be prepared to work outdoors in various weather conditions
  • This role requires a strong work ethic and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • A valid driver's license is a must!

What are the Physical Requirements and Working Conditions for this position?

  • Ability and willingness to endure harsh field conditions, work outside and on marine waters in various weather conditions, through all seasons
  • Must be able to swim
  • Must be available to work any shift (to include all hours, weekends, and/or holidays as job duties require)
  • Must be able to lift, push and carry up to 50 lbs. unassisted
  • Physical ability to access all areas of the property applicable to your position
  • Must be able to withstand prolonged standing, sitting, walking, bending, climbing, squatting and twisting without restriction
  • Requires eye/hand coordination and manual dexterity; ability to distinguish letters, numbers and symbols; and ability to grasp and apply pressure to an object with the fingers and palm
  • Must have the ability to reach at or below/above shoulder level on a continuous basis
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment and maintain physical stamina, proper mental attitude while dealing effectively with customers, management, team members, and outside contacts while working under pressure and meeting deadlines