Applications are invited for seagoing positions on a factory freezer trawler operating in the NZ Exclusive Economic Zone in 2020.
Crew positions include Master, Chief Mate / 2nd Mate, 3rd, 4th Mates, Radio Officer, Chief Engineer, Refrigeration Machinist, Engineering Adjuster, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Engineers, Motorman, Fitter, Turner, FMP Machinist, Refrigeration Engineer, Welder, 1st & 2nd Electrical Engineer, Electricians, Chief Trawlmaster / Trawlmaster, Fish Master, Factory Manager, Cooks, Catering / House-keeping, Doctor, Seaman / Bosun / Factory and Deck crew.
The contract period is for six months starting in 2020. Voyage durations are four to six weeks with brief port turnarounds.
Previous deep-sea fishing experience is required as trips are for an extended period with limited time ashore. A working knowledge and communication ability of the Russian language is important for safety reasons, and for reading operational and mechanical instructions.
Applicants who do not meet all requirements may be considered for further opportunities. Being suitable for such consideration will depend on a number of factors, including being prepared to undertake relevant training determined by the Company which may include a deep-sea training course.
The deep-sea training course involves an intense live-in course working to roster similar to what would be experienced while at sea.
Pre-employment and on-going drug testing is a requirement for all positions. To apply you must be a New Zealand citizen or have a residence class visa.
On application it is mandatory to complete an application and personal disclosure form. You will also be required to provide details for two referees within the fishing industry, for whom you have previously worked.
Applicants for the above positions consent to previous relevant employers being contacted in the vetting process.