Net Deployment Supervisor

Website Yalelo Limited

Zambia's #1 Fish

Yalelo Ltd. is seeking a dedicated supervisor to join the Grow Out team as a Net Deployment Supervisor. This role involves overseeing the deployment and changing of nets on all fish cages, ensuring timely completion of all related tasks. This position is crucial for maintaining the growth, health, and well-being of the fish, thereby preventing mortalities. This is a permanent position based in Siavonga.


  • Ensure all nets are offloaded a day before and placed in the allocated net area.
  • Assign duties to the net deployment team, ensuring effective teamwork.
  • Identify the appropriate materials for net changes and deployments (net size, pulling ropes, and twine).
  • Make requisitions for new nets, net mending materials, and necessary tools.
  • Oversee net changes, net deployments, bagnet removal, scrap removal, and frame changes.
  • Ensure fish are not stressed during net changes, bagnet removal, and scrap removal.
  • Oversee the loading and offloading of nets to and from the net deployment boat.
  • Check the integrity of nets before deployment and net changes.
  • Supervise on-water net handling activities (net changes, deployments, scrap removal, bagnet removal, and cage frame changes).
  • Ensure that damaged and fouled nets are promptly removed from the cages.
  • Work with divers to inspect deployed nets and check for damage.
  • Ensure team safety and well-being while on the lake.
  • Report all accidents and incidents to OHS and the line manager.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience:

  • Full Grade Twelve (12) Certificate with credits or better in Science, Mathematics, and English.
  • Diploma in Fisheries Science, Fisheries & Aquaculture, Natural Resource Management, Metal
  • Fabrication, or other relevant qualifications.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience supervising a large team.
  • Comfortable working on water (this role is predominantly based on Lake Kariba).
  • Coxswain training is a plus.
  • Experience in deploying nets
  • Strong team leadership abilities are essential.

Application Instructions:

All applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resource Business Partner – Production
Yalelo Limited
Siavonga Production Site

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Note: Attach your application letter, NRC, Grade 12 certificate, CV, craft certificate, and any other relevant qualifications.

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