Who is Sanford?
We are New Zealand’s oldest and largest fishing and aquaculture business. 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 :
As a general hand, your journey starts in the processing factory packing, sorting, and grading seafood destined for families and customers all over the world.
This is an entry level role with an exciting pathway and expansive career opportunities for the right person.
Working on a fishing vessel has its challenges and requires the ability to work and live with the same people day in and day out for up to 42 days at a time.
To be successful :
Your positive attitude and enthusiasm to support delivering beautiful NZ seafood to the world will ensure your success on board.
So, what else do you need to bring?
If you’re a team player, can follow instructions and take pride in your work and personal wellbeing, your next voyage could start here with Sanford.
You will be joining an amazing team of talented seagoing individuals that work together with care, passion and integrity.
Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of everyone onboard our vessels is our key priority. It should therefore come as no surprise that we take a zero-tolerance stance on drug and alcohol use in our workplace.
Testing for these substances is mandatory and regular so please take this into consideration before registering your interest in joining our team.
In return :
If a career in the fishing industry sounds like a challenge you are up for, where you are motivated to be the best you can be and want to build a career that can take you places then APPLY NOW.