Monica Alvarez; Angela Vasquez
4 months ago
Seafood processors perform a variety of manual labor tasks. Once the fishing fleet delivers seafood to our docks, our processing employees move the product through our production line until it is shipped in bulk to customers and cold storage facilities worldwide.
Seafood processing jobs are a great way to experience the beautiful landscape of remote, coastal Alaska, home to some of the world’s largest and most sustainable wild fisheries. This is a chance to work hard, meet a variety of people from around the world, and produce healthy protein for worldwide consumption.
Job duties may include, but are not limited to, offloading product from vessels; sorting, butchering, cleaning, weighing, cutting, filleting, trimming, inspecting, and boxing various seafood products; operating plant machinery, a forklift or pallet jack; inspecting product; loading product, boxes, pallets, or carts of product into or out of freezers or refrigerated vans; preparing packaging materials; guiding product into automated machinery: and cleaning or sanitizing the work area.
To preserve our food products at the peak of freshness, our plant has day and night shifts.
Qualified applicants must be:
- 18+ years old.
- Authorized to work in the U.S.
- Perform physical, standing work for up to 12 hours per day, seven days per week.
- Process, touch, and be in proximity of seafood products.
- Work in cold, wet, loud plants with strong seafood odors.
- Work safely around moving machinery, forklifts, vehicles, and elevated walkways.
- Use hands, wrists, elbows, and shoulders repetitively.
- Safely lift up to 50 pounds.
- Possess visual acuity and tactile dexterity to perform processing tasks.
- Demonstrate prompt and reliable attendance.
- Follow verbal and/or written directions.
- Physically evacuate the area in a swift manner in case of an emergency.
- Willing to work with a culturally diverse workforce.