Fish Processor (at sea aboard a vessel on the Bering Sea)

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Full-time | Contract$3,500 – $5,000 a month56 minutes ago
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible schedule
  • 401(k)
  • Heavy lifting
Full Job Description

Take the challenge – Join the Team!

Now Interviewing for January 2023!

Phoenix Processor LP is hiring seafood processors. Join our team for the A Season (pollock fishery). If you have a strong work ethic and think you have what it takes to work on a vessel in a fast-paced environment, please apply. You will fly to Seattle, WA and join the vessel and steam aboard the vessel to Dutch Harbor, AK where you will begin an exciting career working aboard the M/V Excellence or M/V Phoenix. Contract for the A Season begins when you join the ship and lasts through the end of the season, which could last 60 days (or possibly more).
You must be vaccinated for Covid-19 and follow our quarantine protocols prior to joining the vessel.
You earn an hourly wage with overtime, plus a case rate bonus which will be issued twice monthy while processing at sea. Additionally, there’s a possibility of a performance-based raise after completing a contract. Case rate bonuses are paid 10 business days after the end of the season. Housing and meals are provided at no charge.
After one year of employment you are eligible for enrollment in our health insurance and 401k plans.


– You must be able to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis, repetitively

– You will be working 12-16 hour shifts, 7 days a week in a fast paced environment with repetitive tasks

– You will be expected to work in a cold, wet environment

– Must be able to speak and read English

– Must follow all safety and quality policies and regulations

– You will be expected to work and live aboard a vessel for 30-110 days with minimal communications (there is Wi-Fi access available)

– Must be capable of boarding and exiting the vessel without assistance by climbing up or down a gangway or by using a Jacob’s ladder.


Working at-sea requires a special kind of person. This is a physically, mentally, and emotionally demanding workplace. Working aboard a processing vessel can be difficult and challenging. Our employees must deal with conditions such as long working hours, isolation from family and friends, cramped living condition and bad weather.
Crew is expected to be physically fit, capable of heavy lifting, and rigorous physical labor. Work conditions are wet and cold inside the factory. The job requires physical endurance, repetitive lifting, agility, prolonged periods of standing, teamwork, and self-discipline. The factory operates continuously; production personnel work shifts are 12-16 hours, seven days a week for the entire contract. You must be able to follow directions and work as a team. Crew is expected to speak English to understand safety and emergency instructions.
You must pass a pre-employment drug test and participate in our US Coast Guard random drug testing program.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $3,500.00 – $5,000.00 per month


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
You will be expected to be vaccinated for Covid-19 and follow exposure risk reduction rules prior to boarding the vessel.

Application Question(s):

  • Are you capable of working on your feet for 12-16 hours a day for 30-110 days (contract length) while lifting 50 pounds repetitively?
  • You are expected to pay for your travel between Seattle, WA and your hometown. Will this be a problem for you?


  • English (Required)

Work Location: On the road

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