Oyster Farm Operative Job at Whitstable Oyster Trading Company – in Whitstable

Job Description

The role of Oyster Farm Operative involves assisting our established team with the day-to-day processes for oyster production.

Farm work involves manual handling of oyster bags for transport to the grading yard, using either tractors & trailers or one of the company’s boats
Grading yard work involves the use of various machines for washing, grading and weighing oysters

The role also includes general maintenance of the farm and associated areas when required.

No experience necessary, but you must be flexible enough to commit to early starts, as well as occasional weekend shifts as this work is very dependent on tides. This is a physical role, requiring good manual handling skills.

Full on-the-job training given

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: From £9.50 per hour


  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking

COVID-19 considerations:
This role is predominantly outdoors, but social distancing measures are adhered to by the team.
Shared spaces are frequently sanitised, and frequent handwashing is encouraged.


  • forklift licence (preferred)
  • Driving Licence (preferred)

Shift availability:

Work remotely:

About Company

Company: Whitstable Oyster Trading Company –

Company Location:  Whitstable

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

About Whitstable Oyster Trading Company -