Deep Sea Fishing Crew
Trip on and trip off
Career pathways for progression
A classic story of commitment and determination, our people play a significant role in making Sealord a proud New Zealand company and the country's best-known seafood brand.
With operations in New Zealand and Australia we're one of the largest seafood companies in the Southern Hemisphere. And with nearly 60 years of fishing experience, our business consistently delivers quality seafood to our customers around the world.
At Sealord, we encourage an innovative, safe working environment and a positive culture. Our people are engaged, motivated and likely to tell you that Sealord is their employer of choice.
Coaching, career development, succession planning and promotion from within, are aspects of every employee's career journey at Sealord.
We have a performance-based culture and pride ourselves on reward and recognition initiatives that recognise top talent and outstanding performance.
Currently, we're looking to add to our team of 1,200 employees, and have opportunities for Deckhand and Factory Hand crew positions .
Passionate about the sea, fishing, and developing your career in the industry, including gaining qualifications while you work .
Deckhands - learn to operate and maintain deck and fishing gear, handle and stow the catch, repair damaged nets, maintain on deck equipment, work on bridge watch duties and support factory processing operations as needed.
Factory hands -with a fully operational processing factory on board, develop your competence with knife skills, operate conveyer processing lines, weigh and pack products.
Trip lengths on the vessels range from 2 to 6 weeks and crew operate on a trip on, trip off rotation. The hours of work are generally shift rotations of 8 hours on and 8 hours off and all meals provided by our experienced cooks.
If this sounds like the right job for you, then impress us with your positive can-do attitude, teamwork, safety focus, and the ability to follow instructions and rules.
While out on the water, resilience is a life skill that is critical, as is respect for each other and the environment. Being committed to your team and tasks is imperative for the whole crew to be successful.
offering stability and a great work-life balance.
If you're keen to work at sea and have the right to work in New Zealand, we'd love to hear from you.