Assistant Hatchery Manager

Kitoi Bay Hatchery is a unique and diverse Pacific salmon production facility (215 million pink, 36 million chum, 2.3 million coho and 850,000 sockeye salmon eggs) located on Afognak Island approximately 25 miles from the City of Kodiak, accessible by floatplane or boat.

Under the general direction of the Hatchery Manager, this position is integral to the operation of a remote salmon hatchery and requires management level decision making capability on a 24- hour basis.

Duties include:

  • Supervises and directs work schedules and activities of technicians and culturists, instructing
    personnel in the performance of duties. Writes performance evaluations as assigned by the
    hatchery manager
  • Serves as Site Safety Officer and is responsible for periodic safety training and briefing.
    Primary purchasing agent for onsite programs and must coordinate freight and shipping
    Maintains and keeps current hatchery purchasing log and must coordinate
    updates with Administrative staff.
  • Supervises or directs egg-takes, marking and tagging, and production schedules according to
    established standards.
  • Prepares feeding and rearing schedules based on calculated growth rates, prepares feed,
    supervises and/or performs necessary feeding activities.

More Information


Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Association


Afognak Island, AK


$43,800 to $55,080 DOE

Date Posted

July 30, 2020

Job Type

Full Time