Deep Sea Fishing Crew

Job ID 22385668
Nelson Tasman, Tākaka
Listed on 8 Dec 2023

About this job

Experience the voyage of a lifetime! Are you ready to jump into an exciting career where hard work leads to incredible rewards? Imagine sailing the beautiful seas of New Zealand and further with an industry leading company that holds values as strong as the ocean waves.

Jump onboard our deep-water fleet, a league of 11 fishing vessels anchored in the vibrant port of Timaru. These vessels are more than boats; they're a blend of dedication and teamwork, delivering the finest New Zealand seafood to tables around the world, each dish telling a story of the deep blue sea.

We have contractor (self-employment) opportunities available. As a general hand, you'll be the beating heart of our crew, working hand in hand with the skipper, factory manager, and the entire crew onboard. From the art of the catch to the skill of processing and packing, you'll be crafting experiences that excite taste buds worldwide.

Conquer the challenges - reap the rewards!

Life on the rolling sea isn't for the faint of heart - it's for the courageous, the relentless, the ones who dare to dream bigger. For up to 42 days, you'll live and breathe alongside your crewmates, making connections that last a lifetime. The voyage is continuous, operating around the clock (24/7), showcasing our solid dedication. With shift patterns of 6 - 8 hours on and the same off, gives you the unique rhythm of life at sea. General hands are normally expected to work 12 weeks on and 6 weeks off, with a few days on land in-between. The perfect job for working hard, then hardly working! Embrace a life where both hard work and leisure come together. Enjoy endless amounts of food, stay connected with Wi-Fi, and earn all year-round while only working 6-8 months, crafting your own sea story. You'll have plenty of time to spend time with family and friends ashore.

Job Requirements

We're not just seeking individuals; we're creating a diverse team united by passion, friendship, and a strong spirit. If you're a team player who loves to learn, radiates positivity, and believes in our values of care, passion, integrity, and achieving together, you're already on our radar.

Physical and mental fitness are essential on this adventure. The safety and wellbeing of everyone onboard our vessels is our key priority. It should therefore come as no surprise that we take a zero-tolerance stance on drug and alcohol use in our workplace, testing for these substances is mandatory and regular. A pre-engagement medical, including drug and alcohol testing, safeguards the well-being of everyone aboard.

Days of work
6 weeks on 6 weeks off (40 hours per week)
Pay Details
Job Category
Deck and Fishing Hands
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Not Required
Pre-employment drug test required

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