Aquaculture Recirculation Systems Specialist
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
CITEacuicola Ahuashiyacu has requested the support of a Peace Corps Response Volunteer to work jointly with CITE technicians, training in the design and implementation of water recirculation systems and the intensive production of exotic and amazon fish, and knowledge transfer could be facilitated by way of developing protocols to manage each system of intensive cultivation. PCRV will also support the technical team in the design and implementation of the water recirculation systems and assist in the dissemination of information, workshops and field visits to local aquiculture farms and high school and university students from the region. The overall goal of the assignment is to build capacity and strengthen the technical abilities of the CITE personnel in systems of water recirculation to cultivate tilapia in the San Martin region.
• Two to three years of experience in the field of design and implementation of aquaculture water recirculation
• Advanced level of written and spoken Spanish; sufficient for training personnel in a dynamic and practical way
• Experience in the management of continental aquaculture species
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