Fishing Boats in Alaska - In-Person Orientation - Se habla español

Fishing Boats in Alaska - In-Person Orientation - Se habla español

14 Aug 2021
California, Imperial county, 92251 Imperial county USA

Fishing Boats in Alaska - In-Person Orientation - Se habla español

In-Person Information Orientation - Se habla español

Friday, August 20th


SpringHill Suites by Marriott Yuma

1825 E. 18th St.

Yuma, AZ 85365

Aleutian Spray Fisheries

At-Sea Processors

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Seafood processors work aboard at-sea processing vessels in the waters of the

Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Alaska, and Aleutian Islands to convert raw fish products into a processed, high quality, product ready for sale. The work is strenuous and sometimes hazardous, with the vessel operating in all types of weather conditions.

Duties and Responsibilities

Sort fish by species

Load and unload supplies

Tend and operate machines

Hand fillet whole fish.

Clean factory and factory equipment (sanitation)

Weigh, pack, label, stack, and other duties as assigned. place the product into freezers.

Skills and Experience Required

Able to follow visual or written directions and specific verbal instructions in English

Able to live in close shared quarters with others and able to climb in and out of bunk beds 50 inches high

Good balance/equilibrium

Able to be on-board ship for long periods, without suffering from motion sickness

Able to operate moving machinery, without need for medication that limits such activity

Capable of working up to 16 hours per day, with no time off, during a 4+ month period

Able to work and live in tight/close quarters, without claustrophobic reactions

Able to work in cool, damp environment

With proper equipment, must be able to work in temperatures of 30 to 40 degrees

Physical Ability Requirements

Ability to pass a pre-employment and random drug tests.

Capable of boarding and exiting a vessel without physical assistance by climbing up and down a gangplank or using a Jacob’s ladder.

Able to climb or descend one or more set of steep stairs, or vertical ladders inside and outside the vessel in all weather conditions.

Able to work in confined workspaces.

Able to raise objects from floor level to overhead positions, moving objects horizontally from position-to-position.

Job requires frequent to constant use of the upper extremities, leg and back muscles for up to 16 hours per day.

Able to ascend or descend steep ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is required to move about, board and exit a vessel by climbing up and down a gangplank. Must possess enough hand and arm strength to support one’s body weight in the case of a Jacob’s ladder or scramble net for up to 16 hours per day.

Able to maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery or moving surfaces due to the motion of the vessel or the environmental conditions.

Full body motion and use: (1) constant bending body downward and forward (bending spine at the waist or by bending legs and spine) requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles; (2) moving about or resting on the hands and knees or hands and feet (occasionally to frequently); (3) rotating the upper trunk/torso to one side or the other from a neutral position while sitting or standing (frequent to constant) for up to 16 hours per day.

Able to use both hands to handle fish fillets moving on a conveyor belt (40 inches high)

Fine finger and manual dexterity to inspect and scoop or place fish manually into pans, to reach/push baskets (15-20 lbs.) and block frames or freezer pans on a conveyor belt (full pans weigh 40+ lbs.) for up to 16 hours per day.

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who:

Dependable more reliable than spontaneous

Thrives in a high-pressure environment.

Is just starting in the fishing industry or experienced.

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COVID-19 Precaution(s):

Personal protective equipment provided or required.

Temperature screenings

Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

EEO Policy

The Company maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with respect to both employees and applicants for employment. Discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment due to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law is prohibited.


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