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Assistant Manager Aquaculture

Delta Hybrid Farms Inc.

Itta Bena, MS

$15.00 per hour


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Job Description

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Directly supervise and coordinate activities of Aquacultural workers. Assist in communication of work schedule and work activities and oversight of employee housing. Supervise harvest of stocker catfish and transfers to grow-out ponds. Supervise feeding of fish, nursery ponds, fingerlings and brood stock fish;Supervise monitoring of oxygen levels in pond water (days and some nights), observe fish behavior and physical condition. Correct oxygen level in ponds by turning on in pond aeration.Supervise checking of brood ponds, collect brood fish ready to spawn and transport to hatchery. Strip eggs from brood fish, fertilize eggs, and place eggs in hatching troughs. Supervise hatchery activities including cleaning hatching troughs by hand, feed fry, clean and disinfect hatching jars. Transfer fry to nursery ponds. After spawning supervise moving brood fish to holding ponds. Supervise typical farm and pond maintenance: levee repair and maintenance; pull weeds, mow grass, clean and store equipment, etc. uses seines, dip nets, waders, gloves, oxygen meter and/or chemical test kit. Organize and maintain adequate inventories of needed farm supplies. Operate farm equipment-tractor, etc.
Job Classification:
11-9013.00 - Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

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Job Requirements

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Workers must be able to communicate in (Spanish and English). Able to drive tractor. Able to operate equipment Use hand tools shovels, hoes. Able to swim-ponds are 4-6 deep. Work inside and outside in various weather conditions (100 degree temp., light rain). Able to perform physically demanding job duties. Must be available for entire contract period and able to perform all job duties. Hours of work may vary due to weather conditions and job duties. Applicants meeting all qualifications required must possess documents to complete INS Form I-9 and be available at time and place necessary to begin employment. "In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire." Drug screening at Delta Hybrid Farms expense is conducted once job offer is accepted and prior to beginning work on Delta Hybrid Farms job site.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Delta Hybrid Farms Inc.
Itta Bena, MS 38941
Telephone Number:


22550 CR 507, Itta Bena, MS 38941

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