Fish plant labourer

Job description

Job Duties:

  • Unload fish and shellfish from fishing vessels and transport them by hand or forklift truck to work area in fish processing plant
  • Immerse fresh fish fillets in brine solution to condition them for wrapping or freezing
  • Weigh fish or shellfish, record weight and pack fish in ice
  • Sort fish according to species, weight and destination
  • Clean work areas and equipment
  • Pick up debris and empty trash containers
  • Transport supplies and packaging materials throughout the plant and storage area manually or with powered equipment
  • Measure and dump ingredients into hoppers of mixing and grinding machines.

Job requirements:

Work site environment: 

  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty

Work conditions:

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Manual dexterity
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal Suitability:

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Reliability
  • Must be able to understand instructions and communicate in English

Experience in seafood plant is an asset.

Benefits: Transportation from the ferry to the plant; Daily, weekly and monthly bonus.



10 Openings

  • Waged Offered: $15.50 CAD/hour
  • Number of Openings: 10
  • Years of Experience Required: 1
  • Education Required: None
  • LMIA Status: LMIA in process

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