At-Sea Processor (Onboard Fishing Vessel) (Bering Sea, AK)

At-Sea Processor (Onboard Fishing Vessel) (Bering Sea, AK)

12 Jul 2019

At-Sea Processor (Onboard Fishing Vessel) (Bering Sea, AK)

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North Star Fishing Co. is hiring Processors to work onboard our 4 H&G at-sea processing vessels in the Bering Sea, Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Alaska and Aleutian Islands.

Processors convert raw fish into a frozen-at-sea finished product.

Heading, gutting, and cleaning fish

Sort fish by species, size and condition

Package, weigh and label product

Load and unload plate freezers

Operate and clean factory equipment

Offload of frozen product to warehouse

Load and unload other supplies on the vessel

Working onboard an at sea processing vessel is physically and mentally challenging. The environment is wet and cold and the shifts are long. The job requires physical endurance, repetitive lifting, agility, prolonged periods of standing, teamwork and self-discipline. Crew members make a contractual commitment to being at sea for extended periods of time, leaving family and friends at home.

Physical Ability and Skills:

Understand instructions in English

Perform fast paced, repetitive tasks for long periods of time

Repeatedly lift and carry up to 50 pounds

Capable of climbing and descending steep stairs and vertical ladders

Share spaces with others including crew quarters, dining areas and bathrooms

How does the pay work?

Crew members are paid a percentage of the catch for each trip completed. Entry level earnings can range from $1500 - $2500 per trip. A single trip takes approximately 8 to 12 days to complete. Crew can expect to work 6 to 8 trips in a 65 day contract.

65 day contract (option to extend up to 90 days)

16 hour shift, 7 days a week

Apply online at:

When processing the application, we must be able to confirm two good references from previous employers; you must be able to pass a background check; and a post offer, pre-employment drug test.


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Free Room/Board

Eligible for 401K

Health/Dental benefits once eligibility requirements are met

Applicant is responsible for travel expenses to Seattle (point of hire). Company covers cost of flight from Seattle to Alaska.

Please note pay estimates are based on averages. Pay will vary depending on the amount of species caught and current market pricing


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