Shellfish processing labourer

Raymond O’Neill & Son Fisheries based in Escuminac, NB is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Shellfish processing labourer 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 Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Overtime, On Call, Early Morning and Morning.

Employer Name: Raymond O’Neill & Son Fisheries
Position: Shellfish processing labourer
No. of vacancies: 10
Salary: $15.50 to $18.50 hourly for 30 to 65 hours per week
Employment type: Seasonal employment, Full time
Location: Escuminac, NB

Job Description

  • The candidate will be required to unload fish and shellfish from fishing vessels and transport 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 will be expected to clean machines and surrounding work areas.
  • The candidate must measure and dump ingredients into the hoppers of mixing and grinding machines.
  • The candidate will be expected to sort fish based on species, weight, and destination.
  • The candidate will be expected to clean and maintain the work environment.
  • The candidate will be required to record production information.
  • The candidate will be required to cut, clean, and trim fish or seafood prior to marketing or further processing.
  • The candidate will be required to inspect fish fillets to determine the optimal number and size of fillet sections, cut sections according to specifications, and place them in a container for weighing.
  • The candidate will be required to disjoint and remove meat from lobsters or other crustaceans prior to canning or further processing.
  • The candidate will be in charge of setting up and operating machines used to can, bag, box, or otherwise package fish and seafood.
  • The candidate will be responsible for inspecting products and packaging for defects, ensuring conformance to company standards, and performing corrective machine adjustments as needed.

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.
  • Training will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 45 kg (100 lbs).
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Work site environment

  • The work site environment is noisy, and the candidate must be able to work with complete concentration even in such conditions.
  • The candidate must work in an environment with a high concentration of odours.
  • The candidate must be able to work in cold/refrigerated and wet/damp conditions.

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate must perform manual dexterity tasks.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand eye coordination.


  • The candidate has access to free parking.

How to Apply

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

By email

By phone

506-576-6684 Between 09:00 AM and 05:00 PM

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