Environmental Compliance Technician at Cooke Aquaculture



Environmental Compliance Technician


Shetland Islands


02 July 2020


Cooke is a global seafood company with operations in North America, Europe, and South America. Our company’s success is driven by our dynamic, highly-skilled and innovative management team, supported by dedicated employees who live in coastal communities and contribute to the local area’s economy and sense of community.
Cooke Aquaculture Scotland is committed to responsible and sustainable production and the delivery of high quality products through a number of accreditations.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated Environmental Compliance Technician to work closely alongside our Environmental Compliance Manager. The successful candidate will be based in Shetland, although regular travel to Orkney will be required. You will be required to work outdoors on company workboats and assist in carrying out tasks associated with environmental monitoring and compliance. Duties will include but not be limited to:

Collecting compliance monitoring and residue samples (benthos)

Collection of in-house samples (benthos and water column)

Completion of associated paperwork and reporting

Deployment and retrieval of instruments associated with data gathering.


Previous experience in an Aquaculture role would be advantageous, although full training will be provided. Demonstratable communication and organisational skills, with a keen eye for detail and accurate record keeping are essential. A full driving license is a must to access some of our locations.


In return for your commitment, hard work and dedication we offer excellent terms and conditions, including; competitive salary, life insurance, bonus scheme, annual leave entitlement, generous company pension and salary sacrifice schemes.


If you want to be part of a team, open to fresh ideas, with the opportunity to help energise the corporate brand and profile of one of Scotland’s leading Aquaculture Companies, we’d love to hear from you.

For more information please contact Chris Webb at: chris.webb@cookeaqua.com or by calling 07795 960 717.

For more details and to apply for this vacancy, please visit: www.cookeaquaculturescotland.com/careers by 02 July 2020.

Interviews will be held in line with the Government’s social distancing guidelines.