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Hatchery Worker

Trans American Aquaculture, LLC

Rio Hondo, TX

$13.03 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19793245398
Email address to Apply:
cesarg@transamaqua.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Clean, disinfect and prepare all tanks in the hatchery area (maturation, spawning and larviculture). Assist in transportation of selected broodstock (breeder prawns) from nurseries to the maturation tanks; feed broodstock daily several times per day and maintain good water conditions of temperature and cleanliness as per instructions by the hatchery biologist. Clean tanks and area daily and retrieve and dispose of any dead animals. Assist with the spawning process by moving females to the spawning area and collecting eggs. Collect hatched early-stage shrimp (nauplii) and transfer to larviculture area. Feed shrimp larvae in larviculture area daily several times per day with algae grown on site and other feeds as per instructions by the hatchery biologist. Maintain cleanliness of the larviculture area. Maintain the algae growing area by providing fertilization as per instructions from hatchery biologist. Aid in the transfer of the final post-larval shrimp from the larviculture area to nurseries or open ponds. Clean all the tanks in maturation and larviculture, and aid in giving maintenance and putting away all the equipment for the off-season.
Job Classification:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
M-F. May be requested but not required to work Saturdays, Sundays, & holidays. Schedule may vary. 3 months experience required working in a shrimp farm hatchery.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Trans American Aquaculture, LLC
Location:
College Station, TX 77845
Telephone Number:
+19793245398

Worksite

Address:
16455 FM 1847, Rio Hondo, TX 78583

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21322-712847
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
11/30/2021

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