Fishing Crew & Seafood Processors

NVM Services

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Location: North Wollongong NSW 2500

Established Trawling fishing company working the Australian Fishing Zones seeks the following fulltime fishing industry positions. Ships Master, Ships Engineer, Master Fisher, Ships Officer, Deckhands & Fishing Hands, Seafood Processors.

This company maintains a drug & alcohol free workplace, employees can be subject to random drug & alcohol testing. This is a condition of employment.

You will be based in the above region but may be required to work in other locations subject to operational requirements.

Ship’s Master, Ships Engineer (Fishing), Master Fisher, Ship’s Officer - Successful candidates should ideally have at least 5 years relevant experience for ranked positions. Sea time of less than 5 years may be considered subject to your experience. Where you are required to hold a licence or registration, you MUST hold the appropriate tickets or you will not be considered.

Fishing and Deckhands should have no less than 1 year's Australian work experience and must be evidenced by sea-time or log book.  

For all positions, you must provide verifiable references. You need to be strong as these position involves working on a deck, often in heavy seas and sometimes in cramped spaces. Ranked positions may include managing fishing operations aboard your vessel in consultation with the company owners. You will be away from home for several days or weeks. Normally there is usually a short turnaround before returning to sea.

For successful candidates, a salary or percentage of catch rate as per industry standards will be negotiated according to qualifications, skills, experience and performance in the same or similar occupation. An annual salary for full time employees for the relevant occupation will fall in the range of $ 53,900.00 to $60,000.00 for Deck and Fishing Hands, Ships Officers, $53,900.00 to $70,000.00. Ships Engineer & Master Fishers from $53,900.00 to $70,000.00 through to in excess of $120,000.00 for Ships Master. but subject to negotiation with the right person.


Seafood Processors - We also are seeking highly experienced seafood process workers to work in our processing area. Please note that we have both fulltime and seasonal vacancies.

For this position (of Seafood Processor) you should ideally have a minimum of 2 year’s experience as a seafood processor with verifiable references.

Your duties may include some or all of the following typical tasks

: ■         Assist in unloading of fresh seafood product from vessels

■         moving various seafood product to chillers, freezers and live tanks

■         Sorting, dressing and filleting fish with a proven ability to maintain a high recovery rate

■         Sorting, cleaning and retrieving meat from shellfish and crustaceans

■         loading seafood products into trucks

■         packing boned and filleted seafood into cartons

■         inspecting and grading, fish and shellfish for size and quality

■         packing fish and counting packs before freezing, and packing frozen fish blocks into cartons ■         operating machines which slice, peel, skin, crumb and package seafood product

■         cleaning and sanitising equipment and work areas

■         Ensure that all workplace safety regulations are complied with  

Typically, the wage for this fulltime position is between $48,500.00 and $54,000.00 per year plus superannuation guarantee.  

Applicants for these positions are required to mark clearly what position they are applying for and provide a short statement (minimum of 150 -250 words) as to why they are best suited to this position. Note that this is a requirement of applying for this position.

Remuneration will be commensurate with skills and experience.

Please send your resume with referee details to our services coordinator. noveri@nvmservices.com

Please do not inquire about these positions if you cannot meet the minimum requirements.

Only applicants for interview will be contacted.

Reference number : AUSEMP100028

© Noveri V Mesa. NVM Services 

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Job details
Date posted
27 May 2022
Expiring date
26 Jun 2022
Agriculture, Animal & Fishing
Fishing & Marine/Aquaculture
$50k ~ $60k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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