Deckhand
Sanford Limited
Timaru, New Zealand
2d ago

Together at Sanford we are proud of our extensive seafood history and our position as New Zealand’s largest integrated fishing and aquaculture business.

Our vision is to be the best seafood company in the world - achieving this through a values led approach of care, passion and integrity in all that we do.

Our Deep-Water Fleet operate out of Timaru. Our fleet includes deep-sea trawlers, scampi vessels and long liners which target fisheries both in NZ and as far away as the Ross Sea and around the Islands of South Sandwich and South Georgia.

The opportunity :

The Albatross is a 25-meter Scampi trawler that sails in and out of Bluff rare opportunity to join a crew of 5 as a deckhand on 35-40 day turn around with 3 shots per day.

We also shelter in the Auckland Islands if bad weather. The Albatross is a very successful Scampi so is very rare we get a turnover.

To be successful :

You Must have a current deck Hand Qualification either Ring fenced QFD or an ADH-F with current maritime medical and workplace first aid certificate.

Good knowledge of the following is required :

  • Shooting and hauling nets
  • Operating winches
  • Processing and packing Scampi
  • Mending of nets
  • Splicing ropes and wires
  • Good health & safety proven practices
  • Being self-motivated
  • Good personal hygiene
  • In return :

  • Better than Competitive industry payments across the year.
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Working for a company that sets you up for a success within a dynamic industry
  • Opportunities to gain NZQA recognised qualifications while you work.
  • Applications :

    If you are passionate about a career in Deep Water Fishing and think you are up to the challenge, please forward a copy of your CV and a cover letter by clicking apply now!

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