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Fish Culturist

Turners Falls, Massachusetts

Are you passionate about sustainable food systems or interested in a career in commercial aquaculture? Australis Aquaculture, LLC is an award-winning producer of delicious, healthy, sustainable seafood and a pioneer of Climate-Smart Ocean Farming.

We are North America’s first and premier producer of barramundi, a premium white fish. We own and operate one of the world’s largest indoor aquaculture facilities located in Turners Falls, Massachusetts. We also operate a farm in Central Vietnam that produces frozen barramundi for sale to club stores, national and regional supermarket chains and institutional foodservice.

We are currently searching for a Fish Culturist to work on our husbandry and harvest team for barramundi at our Turners Falls facility. A Fish Culturist performs a variety of tasks relating to daily operations and maintenance of our aquaculture facility including chores, water quality testing, fish handling, grading, data collection, and harvesting. Key competencies include scientific and mechanical aptitude, knowledge of basic plumbing, carpentry and electronics, proficiency in basic mathematics and the ability to swim. The successful candidate must be able to work flexible hours and participate in regular on-call evening and weekend schedule. Australis offers a 25% premium for weekend work.

Job Conditions

Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Aquaculture or related scientific field (biology, chemistry, environmental science, engineering, etc.) is desirable. This position includes working in wet/humid environment, inside or outside during all seasons in all environmental conditions, heavy lifting (over 50 lbs.), ladder work, and occasionally working at heights.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. for other than practical training.

To Apply

Please email your resume to with the subject line: “Fish Culturist” or mail to Human Resources, One Australia Way, Turners Falls, MA 01376.