Careers

Deckhand

Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. is seeking a full-time Deckhand to support our sea site farming operations on the East and West Coasts of Vancouver Island.

This is a shift-work position (8 days on, 6 days off) and will require occasional overtime work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting with installing and removing nets, and moving supplies between sea sites;
  • Hands on mechanical maintenance including routine inspections and repairs of machinery/safety equipment to keep vessel up to operating standards;
  • Cleaning interior/exterior spaces, splicing or repairing ropes/lines, loading and unloading cargo in a safe manner;
  • Being familiar with a variety of documentation including but not limited to Barge logbooks and safety checklists.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience in the aquaculture industry;
  • Fishing Master 4 Certificate or a Limited Master 60 Ton Certificate considered an asset;
  • Mechanical training; Hiab (Vessel and Dock Mounted); WHMIS; Marine Advanced First Aid; Restricted Maritime Commercial Radio Operator License;
  • Well-developed communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills, as well as teamwork and conflict resolution skills;
  • Physically fit and able to lift or move heavy amounts;

As part of our commitment to employment excellence, Grieg Seafood offers a highly competitive salary commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Open until filled.

Email your resume to: hr@griegseafood.com

Thank you for your interest in working for Grieg Seafood. Please note that only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. Please note applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.