Job Title: Shellfish Farm Manager
Department: Swinomish Enterprises
Pay Range: $50,000 to $75,000 + incentives
The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community (SITC) is seeking a Shellfish Farm Manager to manage a new shellfish farm currently under development on tribal tidelands near La Conner, WA. The farm manager will have a unique opportunity to build and design a shellfish farm from the ground up. The successful applicant will have a strong background in shellfish farming and shellfish farm technology, including extensive knowledge of shellfish biology, techniques used for growing (oysters and clams) on coastal tidelands and significant experience in managing employees. Applicants should have a strong background in small business development, including finance and the capacity to work under relatively harsh, outdoor conditions on a year round basis. Qualifications include the capacity to routinely lift 50 lbs., experience with maintaining shellfish gear and equipment including small engines and other mechanized gear. Basic computer skills, including experience with small business software is also required. This is a full time position that includes full benefits and options for a percentage of profits.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Shellfish Farm Manager:
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Closing Date: November 27, 2017
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to James McArdle at firstname.lastname@example.org or send to Swinomish Fisheries, 11426 Moorage Way, La Conner, WA 98257, attention James McArdle.