Fishing Vessel Deckhands – 4 Vacancies (NOC 8441)

Posted 1 year ago

Company:  North Delta Seafoods Ltd.

Business Address: 7857 Huston Road, Delta, BC, Canada, V4G 0A5

Work location: Mexican Border to Alaska, 12 miles off shore- Fishing Vessel PACHENA NO.1

Type of Employment: Full time – Seasonal (6-month contract)

Estimated Start Date: May 1st, 2020 (Workers needed from May to November 2020), and each ensuing year around the same time duration.


Job Description:

-Prepare nets, lines and other fishing tackle, and operate fishing gear to catch fish and other marine life
-Clean, sort and pack fish in ice and stow catch in hold
-Repair nets, splice ropes and maintain fishing gear and other deck equipment
-Clean deck surfaces and fish hold
-Handle mooring lines during docking
-May steer vessels to and from fishing areas
-May prepare and cook meals for crew members



-Education: No education is required

-Must have completed STCW Basic Safety Training curriculum (or the old MED A1 Basic)

-First Aid and Watch-Keeping Certificate are assets

-Able to pass Drug & Alcohol testing as well as fitness for work testing

-Must possess a valid Canadian Passport and be able to enter the United States

-Must be physically strong and mentally tough to endure the loneliness from 6 months’ offshore fishing


Please note: 

This position is to work full time on a fishing vessel and we need committed crew to stay on the fishing vessel for the entire season. Please note we cannot interrupt our operations to drop crew on land. Trips at sea can be as long as 4 months.


Salary: Please note that salary includes 5% of the gross revenues with minimum weekly earnings of

$ 964.80 (based on 30hrs X $32.16)



We provide disability, dental and extended medical insurance. Fishing gear, rain gear, work clothes, coveralls, free bedding (staterooms on fish boat) and food also provided.


Apply by e-mail to:

Apply by mail to:  7857 Huston Road, Delta, BC, Canada, V4G 0A5

Apply by fax: (604) 588-9680



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