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Seafood Processor

Department: CAPS
Location: Seattle, WA

Coastal Alaska Premier Seafoods, a subsidiary of Coastal Villages Region Fund, is currently seeking applications for a Seafood Processor to work aboard the F/T Northern Hawk for A Season 2018. The primary job responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, working on-board our fishing vessel operating off the western coasts of Washington and Alaska. The Processor is responsible for converting raw fish products into a processed, high quality product ready for sale. The Processor may sort fish by species, tend and operate machines, hand fillet whole fish and inspect the product to meet CAPS standards of quality. Also, they may be responsible for packaging, weighing, labeling, placing the product into freezers, loading and unloading supplies on the vessel, cleaning factory equipment and performing other duties as assigned. Previous Processing experience aboard a Factory Trawler strongly preferred.

Specific Duties Include:

- Clean, scrap, trim and fillet product.

- Segregate product on conveyor belt or table according to grade, color, and size, and place product in containers or on designated conveyors.

- Discard cull (inferior or defective) items and foreign matter.

- Pack product in boxes, totes or crates for storage or shipment.

- Operate machine(s) to move live or packed seafood from place to place.

- Review workspace for cleanliness and safety.

- Participates in drills, required safety training, and any other company required courses.

- Other duties as assigned


- This position reports directly to the Factory Foreman - Seasonal Crew Contract

Status: Non Exempt Seasonal


- Coastal Villages Region Fund has a zero tolerance Drug and Alcohol Policy.

- Candidate must be a non-smoker.


Selected applicants will be required to successfully pass a post-offer background, drug test and reference check. Applicants will also be required to sign an affidavit stating they are a non-smoker.  Applicants must be willing and able to be away from home for extended periods of time, and must be willing to live and work in a cramped environment, and work as a team member at all times.  In addition, good communication skills, self motivation, and a positive attitude are important to ensure a high quality product and the safety of all crew members.     



Upon receiving a conditional offer, selected applicants may be required to have physical examinations. The results of those tests may require a licensed healthcare provider and selected applicant to determine whether reasonable accommodations can be structured to allow for safe performance of the job described above while in a remote and hazardous location.

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