Charlestown, Rhode Island, United States1 – 10 employeesFarming, Ranching and Fishing industrycompany$14.00 Per hourPaid
Walrus and Carpenter Oysters (WCO) is a vertically integrated ocean farm and distribution company. WCO is looking to hire hardworking, reliable, team oriented individuals to assist with the daily operations of our upweller nurseries, 6-acre oyster farm in Ninigret Pond in Charlestown, RI, 2-acre oyster farm in Dutch Harbor in Jamestown, RI and processing facility in Point Judith, RI.
Duties will include but are not limited to (1) cleaning and grading seed oysters in our upwellers, (2) grading oysters on our work barges, (3) rotating and drying of culture gear on the lease, and (4) processing oysters for market. In addition, there will be opportunities to assist and learn about the distribution and agro-tourism divisions of the company.
At WCO we value innovation, systematic thinking, extreme organization, striving for perfection, follow-through, pushing yourself, not giving up, passion for what you do and having fun while you do it. We are looking for new team members who share these values and can grow with our company.
Farm Hands will report directly to the Farm Manager.
Temporary / Seasonal
WALRUS AND CARPENTER OYSTERS
Walrus and Carpenter Oysters is a Rhode Island oyster farm and distribution company with multiple locations. We have a 6-acre lease in Ninigret pond in Charlestown, an 8-acre lease in Narragansett Bay and a seasonal Oyster Bar in Jamestown.
Our mission is to farm the ocean, restore the environment and distribute the sustainable seafood we raise directly to our community.
ALLOWED SCHOOL YEARS
All school years and graduation dates allowed
All majors allowed
WORK AUTHORIZATION REQUIREMENTS
No US work authorization required