Website 60 North Seafoods

Wild, Alaskan, Fisherman Owned

60° North Seafoods is looking for Seafood Processors in Cordova. We think Cordova is a pretty incredible place to work and we know you will love it too! We are looking for seafood processors to join our 2021Fisheries’Team to work at our Shore-Based plant in Cordova, Alaska. The harvest season runs from Mid-April with longline fish into May with sockeye and king and through September for coho. We focus on getting quality and sustainable seafood to our clients and customers around the country. You are coming to Alaska for the summer to work hard, get the possibility of plenty of overtime, and enjoy beautiful scenery! When not working there is plenty of outdoor space to maintain social distance and experience the beauty of Alaska. Cordova is located in the temperate rain forests of Prince William Sound where the Chugach Mountains meet the sea. This position requires a sense of adventure and the physical ability to work very long hours.This is a non-exempt position eligible for overtime. Overtime is calculated for all hours worked over 8 hours in a day and over 40 hours in a week. Time keeping is the responsibility of every employee and time records are used to create pay checks. 60 North Seafoods uses an electronic time clock for employees to record hours worked each day.

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: April 10, 2021 – October 15, 2021- Actual contract length discussed at interview.

BASE WAGE: $12.00- $15.00 Hourly Regular; $18.00- $22.50 OT

You can work up to 12 to16 hours each day – 7 days a week during peak season.

While there can be lots of hours, nothing is guaranteed as we are dealing with Mother Nature and the return of fish. This position is stationed in a cold, wet, and loud work environment. Please be prepared!

Tasks associated with 60° North employees will vary based on immediate need. You are working for a small seafood processor in Alaska with an all hands on deck culture.

This position takes general task direction from the CEO and Assistant Plant Manager and works as part of a team in providing services to 60° North Seafoods customers.

General Duties included, but not limited to:

Cutting, cleaning, boxing, counting, sorting and other tasks as assigned.
Butcher, cleans, scraps, trims and fillets product.
Fillets and portions to spec for high quality custom product
Grade, color, and size, and places product in proper containers.
Discards cull (inferior or defective) items and foreign matter.
Packs product in boxes, baskets, totes or buckets for storage or shipment.
Operates machine(s) to move packed seafood from place to place.
Maintenance and repairs on equipment as needed.
Reviews workspace for cleanliness and safety before, during and after each shift.
Cleans and sanitizes workspace and keeps record of cleaning schedule.
Works with crew to perform end of season shutdown of plant and bunkhouse.
Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision and depth perception.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; outside weather conditions and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Mental Activities:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use teamwork skills. The employee will occasionally use interpersonal and customer service skills. The employee will occasionally perform basic math and read, speak and write English. The employee will frequently need to understand English.

Minimum Required Education and Experience:
Education required: High school diploma.

Experience required: Working with others in a team environment

Employment Details:

60° North Seafoods has zero tolerance for drugs and alcohol; positive drug tests will result in immediate termination. We do conduct random drug tests, and drug tests in the event of an accident. Please note: We follow Federal guidelines and as such, we view marijuana as an illegal substance.
Employees must present work authorization documentation for the I9 Form

Possess a valid Driver’s License and be able to provide driving record upon request

Ability to lift regularly heavy boxes.

As a non-exempt employee you are on a semi-monthly pay schedule meaning you will be paid twice per month. Pay periods run from the 1st– 15th and the 16th– End of Month. And paychecks are issued approximately two weeks after the end of each pay period. Pay dates are on the 1st and 15th of every month. Pay dates that fall on a Saturday or Sunday will be paid on the following Monday.

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