Aquaculture Technician at Kivu Choice, Kigali, Rwanda – CLOSE: 31/12/2022

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  • 03/11/2022 11:18
  • Gasabo, Kigali City, Rwanda
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Aquaculture Technician at Kivu Choice, Kigali, Rwanda – CLOSE: 31/12/2022

Job Title: Aquaculture Technician

Location:  Kigembe

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Start date: As soon as possible

About Kivu Choice:

Kivu Choice is the sister company to Victory Farms, the largest fish farm in East Africa, based in Kenya. We launched our Rwandan business in late 2021 and have since secured and commenced operations at two farm sites across Rwanda and will be launching our commercial operations in the coming weeks. Over the next 5 years our plan is to scale to become the largest and most sustainable protein producer in the country, producing and distributing over 50 million fish meals per year across Rwanda and DRC.

Description:

Kivu Choice is looking for an aspiring Aquaculture Technician to join our team and play an integral role in building the country’s premier aquaculture business. Should you be chosen, you will be trained from the ground up and work side by side with the Hatchery Manager as we build out one of the largest aquaculture operations in Africa.

What we’re looking for:

  • The successful candidate is likely to have a background in a technical profession, the sciences and/or aquaculture, preferably with at least a B.Sc. level of education
  • Fish hatchery experience is preferred but not required as we will train you in all our practices
  • Excels in a startup environment by taking initiative and jumping in wherever needed
  • Be willing and ready to work in rural Rwanda
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to perform strenuous physical activities
  • Fluent in English

Duties:

  • Make regular facility inspections including, for example, pumps, tanks, screens, filters, blowers, and other equipment adjacent to the hatchery
  • Assist in breeding activities from spawning, incubation, nursing, and transferring to rearing hatchery systems as per the company production targets
  • Assist in maintaining fingerling survivals and populations at predetermined company targets
  • Coordinating the safe and efficient transfer of fingerlings from incubation to other hatchery rearing systems to predetermined monthly targets
  • Assist in making standardized observations such as species identification, length, weight, behavior, growth, survival, reproductive condition, and/or signs of parasites, diseases or pathogens
  • Monitor feed regimes and ensure they are followed so that growth and survival targets are met
  • Assist in coordinating day-to-day activities and ensuring relevant data is captured by the Hatchery Incubation, brood stock management, Feed, Environment and Fish Handling sub-departments
  • Assist in compiling weekly and monthly water quality, feed, and fingerling transfer

To apply, send your CV and the job title you’re applying for to recruiting@kivuchoice.com 

  • Category : Engineering & Technical Jobs

Location

Gasabo,Kigali City,Rwanda

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