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Veterinarian - Marine Harvest

Contact Name: Shylo Loock
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Status: Closed
Marine Harvest ASA is one of the largest seafood companies in the world, and the world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon. The company is present in all major salmon farming regions in the world and supplies healthy, delicious and sustainably farmed salmon and processed seafood to more than 50 markets worldwide. The company employs 11,400 people, and is represented in 22 countries. In 2013 the company had a turnover in excess of USD 3 billion. Marine Harvest is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (OSE) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

Marine Harvest Canada Inc., based in Campbell River, BC, produces 40,000 MT of whole salmon per year for clients in Canada, the USA and Asia.  Over the next five years we are planning to substantially increase our production and an ambitious investment program to obtain our future goals will start in 2015. Our operations now require an experienced:


Reporting to the Director, Fish Health and Food Safety, the Veterinarian for Marine Harvest Canada will use veterinarian training to apply the principles of biosecurity, preventative health management, production data analysis, client relationships and food safety assurance to help drive continual improvement in all aspects of MHC production and processing.

Key Responsibilities
•    Maintaining and improving biosecurity in all areas of Production and Operations
•    Maintaining and improving routine fish health monitoring and surveillance
•    Developing strategies for disease and parasite management and avoidance
•    Analysis of fish health and production data to identify areas in need of improvement and develop strategies or R&D projects to address
•    Ensure MHC remains compliant with all Fish Health regulatory requirements
•    Ensure MHC is able to meet third party certification body Fish Health requirements

Applicants must have the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from an accredited program which allows licensing in BC.  Previous experience in salmon aquaculture is preferred but not required.

Closing Date: August 13th, 2015

To be considered for this opportunity with a progressive, growth-oriented company, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Shylo Loock
HR Coordinator
Email: or
Fax: (250) 850-3275

We value and appreciate submissions from all applicants; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.