Trainee Crew Member, Fishing

Job ID 22502413
Nelson Tasman, Nelson
Listed on 17 May 2024

About this job

The adventure begins with a five day pre-employment course in Nelson, you’ll be given specialized training to get you ready for sea. We’ll put you through NZQA unit standards in health and safety, firefighting, sea survival and seafood handling. You’ll also do practical sessions in the pool, and the gym to test you mentally and physically for the conditions at sea.If you’re from out of town, we’ll provide you with accommodation and food during the course. Upon successfully completing the course, you’ll be invited to join our crew. You’ll earn great money on board our fleet of modern vessels, all with comfortable cabins, usually with an en suite. Most of our fleet also have an onboard gym, WIFI, and plenty of space to relax in your downtime,and you dont spend much on living when your out at sea.As well as an excellent opportunity to save, we provide ongoing specialized training opportunities that set you up with skills and qualifications that will set you up for life.

Job Requirements

We’re looking for: -Motivated and energetic team players who get on well with others. -People who can take direction and are willing to learn and progress within our company. -Conditions at sea can be challenging so being fit and healthy is a must. -You must be at least 18 years old to work at sea, but younger candidates may be approved to attend the course. -Proof of New Zealand citizenship, permanent residence. a passport is preferred as we now have over half of the vessels do an Australian campaign (3months of the year) fishing. -pay is $70,000 to $75,000 a year -Must be able to pass a police and medial check as well as drug testing. Zero Criminal convictions.

At sea x 2 trips for 6 weeks on rotating roster including weekends. Working 8hrs on & 8 hrs off (sleeping) for the Entire length of the trip. Or 12hrs on 12hrs off on the male only boats.

Days of work
At sea x 2 trips for 6 weeks on rotating roster. Working 8hrs on & 8 hrs off for the Entire length of the trip. (84 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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