Senior Fish Farm Technician Job In New Zealand

NIWA . Whangarei is seeking for senior fish farm technician to join their team in Northland, New Zealand. The ideal candidate have practical commercial aquaculture experience in a leadership role. National institute of water and atmospheric research is a dynamic research organization and provider of climate, freshwater and marine science. Candidate is responsible for monitor fish health and manage disease prevention and treatment. This full-time position offers a competitive salary range $55,000 – $65,000 per year. Applicant must have bachelor’s degree in aquaculture and marine biology.

Qualifications for Senior Fish Farm Technician:

  • Candidate must have bachelor’s degree in Aquaculture and Marine Biology.
  • It must have minimum 3-5 years of experience in aquaculture and fish farming.
  • Proven experience in a supervisory or senior technician.
  • Strong knowledge of fish biology and health management.
  • Excellent communication and strong organizational skills.

Responsibilities for Senior fish Farm Technician:

  • Candidate is responsible for monitor fish health and manage disease prevention and treatment.
  • Maintain and operate aquaculture systems including tanks, pumps and filtration systems.
  • Collect and record data on fish growth, health and water quality.
  • Provide training on best practices in fish husbandry and system maintenance.


  • NIWA organization offers a competitive salary packages.
  • Opportunity for career development.
  • Flexible working hours to manage workload.
  • It offers a comprehensive health insurance plans.
  • Support for attending industry conferences and workshops.

National institute of water and atmosphere research promotes the importance and value of an inclusive and diverse workforce including the rainbow community that specializes in scientific research and consultancy services related to water and atmospheric system and contribute to the nation’s economic, social and environmental well-being.

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