Clean Seas Seafood Limited

Our Story

Clean Seas is the global leader in full cycle breeding, production, and sale of Yellowtail Kingfish (YTK, Seriola lalandi) and is renowned world-wide for its exceptionally high-quality fish. Our company is recognised for innovation in Yellowtail Kingfish farming and has become the largest producer of aquaculture Yellowtail Kingfish outside of Japan. Our customers appreciate the consistently high quality of our fish and our reliability in supplying fresh fish to markets all over the world, 52 weeks of the year.

The Company

We are a leading Australian Aquaculture company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX:CSS) with a beautiful high-quality product that is marketed under the Spencer Gulf Hiramasa Kingfish brand, one of the world’s premium seafood products. The company’s expanding operational footprint includes multiple farm sites across the Spencer Gulf; our Hatchery in Arno Bay; Fish Health and R&D facilities in Port Lincoln; and our world-class Seafood Processing Facility in Adelaide where our group support functions are also located. Our growing Sales and Marketing teams are located across Australia, Europe, and the USA.

Position Overview:

Based in the beautiful township of Port Lincoln, South Australia the Health Technician role reports directly to the Fish Health Manager. The position is responsible for monitoring the health of Yellowtail Kingfish (Seriola lalandi) stock at our Port Lincoln farming operations, with occasional travel to other sites on the Eyre Peninsula required.

Day-to-day duties include planning and executing fish bathing schedules, fish health checks, monitoring and improving biosecurity controls and co-ordinating with feed teams. This is a hands-on role, with applicants needing to be physically fit and competent and capable working at sea.

The ideal applicant will hold an appropriate Science or Aquaculture qualification.  Any length of aquaculture experience will be considered an advantage. Graduates are encouraged to apply.

Excellent communication skills are necessary to work within a collaborative team and maintain effective relationships across the business.

WHS is Clean Seas’ highest priority and a commitment to promoting safe work practices and procedures both at sea and on land is essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor Fish Health
  • Gather and present all relevant health information
  • Planning and implementation of bathing operations
  • Work closely with operational and feed teams
  • Coordinate environmental monitoring
  • Monitor and improve biosecurity controls and procedures
  • Work collaboratively with workshop and vessel operational staff
  • Commit to work safely on land and at sea
  • Ensure compliance with the company’s WHS policies and procedures
  • Maintain technical equipment
  • Collation, analysis and interpretation of scientific data
  • Accurate documentation and reporting
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Assist with Research and Development projects

Required Skills: 

  • Appropriate Tertiary degree – consideration will be given to those with aquaculture industry experience
  • Experience with report writing, statistical tools and analysing data
  • Experience with coordinating and maintaining projects
  • Competent and capable of working at sea
  • Able to work in a team-based environment
  • Ability to think strategically and improvise where necessary
  • High level written and verbal skills
  • Relationship and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong organisational skills including a demonstrated ability to determine priorities, make independent decisions and meet tight deadlines
  • Current driver’s license
  • Coxswain boat operators license (desirable)
  • First aid certifications (desirable)

If you are excited to join our dedicated Health Team at a time of continued growth for our company, we could love to hear from you.

Our Commitment:

Clean Seas is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity of thought, style, culture and experience is valued. Doing what’s right, working as a collaborative team and challenging boundaries help us remain focused on our goal of being Australia’s leading Aquaculture company.

Prior to employment you will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment Medical assessment that includes drug and alcohol testing and provide a current Police Clearance Certificate.

Application and Contact: To apply for this position, please click the ‘apply now’ button and upload your Cover Letter and Resume in Word format. If you require further information about this opportunity before applying, please contact Julie Smith on mobile +61 436 408 472 or email

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