Seafood Processor Starting Pay $11.14 / Hour (Alaska Summer Job)
Silver Bay Seafoods

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Seafood Processor Starting Pay $11.14 / Hour (Alaska Summer Job)

Silver Bay Seafoods
Naknek, Sitka, Craig, Metlakatla, and Valdez, Alaska
$11.14 / hour
No experience required

Silver Bay Seafoods is a seafood processing company based in Alaska with 5 processing facilities. We are currently looking for people to work our herring and salmon seasons. Our herring season will begin late April and our salmon season will begin mid to late June and run until early September. We will be traveling the country conducting interviews, so get your application in now for a chance to work in Alaska soon. Check our website for recruiting schedule!

This job requires working constantly with hands, some heavy lifting, and standing for long periods of time. Employee must work quickly in order to meet production deadlines and must have the ability to understand and follow instructions and safety rules. The work environment can be very wet and cold.

General Qualifications: Must be available to work from mid/late-June to early/mid-September Must be at least 18 years of age. Must have valid proof of authorization to work in the United States. Must be able to understand and speak basic English. Must be able to perform repetitive work, stand, bend, twist and constantly work with your hands. Must be able to work very long hours (up to 12-18 hours a day, 6-7 days a week) in cold, wet and humid conditions. Must be able to lift heavy objects (up to 50 lbs.) and carry materials from one point to another. Must be able to work well in close proximity with others.

Job Functions: Employee may be assigned to any tasks as needed. Tasks may include but not be limited to: Panning fish, Grading Fish, Work in Freezer, Roe basket gathering; must be able to carry 50 lbs. Roe weighing and tally Roe case-up Fish case-up Work out doors on the loading dock. Labeling boxes; Making boxes; Placing boxes on pallets; Moving pallets to container vans; Hosing down production line; Cleaning and disposing Herring parts; Other tasks as needed.

Pay: We will give you credit for previous experience. $11.14 - $13/hr DOE with tons of overtime

Other Incentives: Paid airfare is provided from Seattle or Anchorage to the plants in Alaska and upon successful completion of the season airfare is provided back to Seattle/ Anchorage. We provide a bunkhouse-type of housing with 2-6 individuals of the same gender per room. Each resident will have his/her own bed with a mattress, pillow, linen, blanket, and bath towel. Room and board is charged for the salmon season, at the rate of $10/day (exception is Naknek plant). Rain gear, safety equipment, freezer suits and boots are also provided for each employee at no cost.

When you are not working we encourage our employees to get out and explore Alaska. Hiking, beach walking, kayaking, and taking in the beauty. Alaska offers many different things not offered anywhere else in the world.



If you have questions about working for Silver Bay Seafoods, please call 206-420-3972 or email Human Resources at 

How to Apply

Please note: applying before the interview is preferred.

All candidates MUST apply online and attend an in-person interview. Apply online at



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