Senior Aquaculture Hatchery Technician

Job Title: Senior Aquaculture Hatchery Technician

Location: Port Lincoln

Date: 2023-05-15


Yumbah are searching for a senior hatchery technician to join the team at our Port Lincoln location.

Job Description

About Us

Yumbah Hatchery Pty Ltd is South Australia’s largest oyster spat producer. Situated at Point Boston, near Port Lincoln, we produce premium spat for the oyster industry. Yumbah is a growing business and employs a diverse array of people with a wide variety of specialised skills. Yumbah Hatchery is always looking for passionate people to join the team.


About the Role

  • Required to work in a hatchery setting, working with micro algae cultures, oyster larvae, spat and broodstock.
  • Maintain strict biosecurity protocols.
  • Be flexible and able to work within a 7-day-a-week roster.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in mollusc or similar hatchery experience preferred.


Benefits and perks

  • Above award rates offered, dependant on qualifications and experience.
  • We value a team environment where striving for continuous improvement is always rewarded.
  • Yumbah Hatchery offers a perfect location to live and work, being located close to the beautiful coastal town of Port Lincoln that boasts some of the best surfing and fishing in Australia.
  • Training provided with a great opportunity for career progression in Yumbah Aquaculture.


  • Drivers license.
  • Must have working rights in Australia.
  • Immediate start.


Please send your resume and a cover letter to If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please call Casey Garrett on (03) 6253 5111.