Lobster processor – fish processing

Independent Fisheries Limited based in Sable River, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Lobster processor – fish processing who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Seasonal employment or Part time job. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Weekend, Shift and Morning.

Employer Name: Independent Fisheries Limited
Position: Lobster processor – fish processing
No. of vacancies: 20
Salary: $20.00 to $21.00 hourly (To be negotiated) / 20 to 60 hours per week
Employment type: Seasonal employment, Part time
Location: Sable River, NS

Job Description

  • The candidate will be responsible for transporting fish and shellfish to the work area.
  • The candidate will be expected to clean machines and immediate work areas.
  • The candidate will be responsible for unloading fish and shellfish from fishing vessels and transporting them to the work area by hand or forklift truck.
  • The candidate must weigh fish or shellfish, record the weight, and pack the fish in ice.
  • The candidate must sort fish by species, weight, and destination.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 45 kg (100 lbs).
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate must be flexible.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Work site environment

  • The candidate must be able to work in cold/refrigerated and wet/damp conditions.

Experience and specialization

Field work location experience

  • The candidate must have prior experience working in Nova Scotia.

Additional information

Transportation/travel information

  • The candidate must have their own transportation.
  • The candidate must have their own vehicle.
  • The candidate must have a valid driver’s licence.

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be required to handle heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.

Own tools/equipment

  • The candidate must have their own steel-toed safety boots.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options

By email

[email protected]


Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter
  • Highest level of education and name of institution where it was completed
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