Fisheries Deckhand - Trawler Vessels

Job Description

Nelson Based - Fisheries Deckhands

With Richardson FishinLtd and our associated Company C and R Fishing Ltd 

A number of full-time positions have become available for Deck Hands to serve on our medium-sized trawler vessels for a 12-month period.

Normal deckhand duties also include setting and retrieval of the trawl net,  handling and unloading the catch, and cleaning duties. Experience of at least six months of experience is required for these positions.

If you have an NZ Deckhand Qualifications ADH-F or equivalent that would be a definite advantage. Net mending and wire splicing skills are highly desirable. You will be out at sea for up to 10 days.

The workplace and living areas are confined situations. We operate the vessels on a strictly no-violence, no-abuse, and no-aggressive behavior basis.

Remuneration will be based on experience and qualifications on the traditional % of catch share system -and will be based on the Seafood Sector agreement - with 42 hours per week on most occasions at sea. Must be physically fit, as there is some heavy lifting involved. You must agree to both our random drug testing program and a limited criminal police clearance process. Start Date  Mid December  2022

Fisheries Deckhand - Trawler Vessels

Richardson Fishing Co Limited

Job type:

Full Time

Hours of work:

Hours are variable




$25.00 - $30.00 per hour