Station Manager

Søknadsfrist: 31.12.2023

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31. desember 2023


Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland



Þórarinn Ólafsson
Director of aquaculture

Tel: +354 621-2345

Laxey is hiring an ambitious Station Manager to be responsible for the operation of the company’s fish farm on land in Vestmannaeyjar.

Laxey plans to produce 32 thousand tons of salmon on land in Vestmannaeyjar in a sustainable way. The production of salmon for export is estimated by the end of year 2025.

We offer a unique and exciting opportunity to work in an innovative sustainable fish farming environment and the opportunity to be part of the development of land-based fish farming in Iceland.

The station will use a flow-through system with about 65% reuse, where clean seawater is pumped up through the station and cleaned before being returned to the sea.

Residence in Vestmannaeyjar is a requirement for the job.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

 Responsibility for animal health, safety, quality and production

 Responsibility for the day to day operations, production schedules and organization

 Leading, training and supporting staff

 Supervision of quality control

 Implementation of work standards and fulfillment of production goals.

 Supervision of the startup of the facility

 Analysis of performance to increase production capacity and efficiency

 Inventory management of feed and other materials


 Degree in Aquaculture

 University degree and/or extensive experience in fish farming

 Management experience is essential

 Initiative and motivation

 Good leadership skills

Application must be sent to, both a letter of introduction and CV must be included with the application.

All further information is provided by Þórarinn Ólafsson, director of aquaculture, on phone +354 621-2345

Application deadline is 31 st of December 2023.