Deep Sea Fishing Crew-6 month rotations (BATM)

Date: 8 Jun 2024

Location: NZ

Company: Sealord Group Ltd

Sealord is one of the largest seafood companies in the Southern Hemisphere.  And with more than 60 years of fishing experience, farming, processing, and marketing operations, our business consistently delivers quality seafood to our customers around the world.

 

Established in 1961, Nelson Sealord is half owned by the Māori people of New Zealand, through Moana New Zealand (Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd), and half owned by global seafood company Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd (Nissui).  Sealord is one of the largest quota holders in New Zealand with partners and subsidiaries around the world through Nissui’s global links.  Sealord Group has fishing operations, which include all deep-water fishing activities as well as international and joint venture deep fishing activities, in New Zealand and Australia.

 

Currently, we're seeking experienced fishing crew who have a minimum of 12 months fishing experience on a deep-sea trawler.

 

  • Are you safety-focused and able to follow instructions?
  • Bring your positive can-do attitude ability to work in a team
  • Enjoy stability and a great work-life balance

 

At Sealord, we encourage an innovative, safe work 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 seeking experienced fishing crew who have a minimum of 12 months fishing experience on a deep-sea trawler and we require crew across all positions. The ability to communicate in Russian would be an advantage. Each rotation is six months in duration based on the summer or winter fishing seasons.  The hours of work are generally shift rotations of 8 hours on and 8 hours off and all meals provided by our experienced cooks.
  
Passionate about the sea, fishing, and developing your career in the industry, including gaining qualifications while you work ...then this opportunity is not to be missed!
  
If this sounds like the right job for you and you have a minimum of 12 months' fishing experience on a deep-sea trawler, 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. The ability to communicate in Russian would be an advantage.
  
Being at sea is a way of life; unique and exhilarating! This is a lifetime career opportunity with a company committed to its people and their training and development to help you fulfil your potential; 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. Please submit your CV and follow the application steps; feel free to visit our careers page Current Vacancies | Sealord to read more about us