Hatchery Technician at Victory Farms Ltd (Deadline:30 August,2021)


🏘️ About the Organization and Job Details

The Organization 

Victory Farms aims to be the most sustainable fish farm on the planet whilst it scales to feed 2 billion Africans in the coming 2 decades. Currently, VF is sub-Saharan Africa’s fastest growing fish farm, and the largest Fish Farm in East Africa. We have operations on the Kenyan side of Lake Victoria and distribution capacity throughout Kenya and now in Rwanda as country 2. The Company has the highest standards for performance, execution, culture, and integrity, with best in class talent from across the globe.

Victory Farms is looking for an aspiring aquaculture leader to join our Rwanda expansion and play an integral role in building the country’s premier aquaculture business. Should you be chosen, we will train you from the ground up at our Kenyan Farm, the largest fish farm in East Africa, before sending you back to Rwanda to work side by side with our Hatchery Manager as we launch our Rwandan operation.

📋 Job Description Details

Job Position Title

Hatchery Technician

Job Closing Date 

30 August2021.

Number of Job Positions

One Position

Job Location

Training in Kenya followed by relocation to Nyamasheke

Job Duties& Tasks  and Responsibilities

  • Make regular facility inspections including, for example, pumps, tanks, screens, filters, blowers, and other equipment adjacent to the hatchery
  • Assist in breeding activities from spawning, incubation, nursing, and transferring to rearing hatchery systems as per the company production targets
  • Assist in maintaining fingerling survivals and populations at predetermined company targets
  • Coordinating the safe and efficient transfer of fingerlings from incubation to other hatchery rearing systems to predetermined monthly targets
  • Assist in making standardized observations such as species identification, length, weight, behavior, growth, survival, reproductive condition, and/or signs of parasites, diseases or pathogens
  • Monitor feed regimes and ensure they are followed so that growth and survival targets are met
  • Assist in coordinating day-to-day activities and ensuring relevant data is captured by the Hatchery Incubation, brood stock management, Feed, Environment and Fish Handling sub-departments
  • Assist in compiling weekly and monthly water quality, feed, and fingerling transfer results

💼 Job Specification

Job Educational Qualification and  Experience Needed

  • The successful candidate is likely to have a background in a technical profession, the sciences and/or aquaculture, preferably with at least a B.Sc. level of education
  • Fish hatchery experience is preferred but not required as we will train you in all our practices

Job Skills and Other Abilities  Needed 

  • Excels in a startup environment by taking initiative and jumping in wherever needed
  • Be willing and ready to train in rural Kenya, and then move to Nyamasheke
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to perform strenuous physical activities
  • Fluent in English

🌐 How to Apply

Job Application Channel Accepted 


Job Application Documents Needed

Application Deadline Provided

Please  Apply for  this Post not later than 30 /August/2021.

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