Fish Processor
Yakobi Fisheries

Fisherman Derek Stewart F/V Camosun with wife Dani.

Looking for an Alaskan Adventure? Come join our team!

A small rural fishing village in Southeast Alaska.

  • summer

Fish Processor

Yakobi Fisheries
Pelican, Alaska
$13.00 - $20.00 / hour
No experience required
Start Date:
Starts in about 1 month. (May 01, 2023)

We are a small, family run fish processing plant in rural Alaska. Join our family and team for a summer adventure! Work will be anything from labeling bags, making boxes, putting fish into bags, vacuum sealing fish, rinsing fish, scrubbing, cleaning, etc. You are going to be getting very friendly with fish! It is long days on your feet (12 hour days are common, 14-16 hour days also happen often). You will get a lot of overtime hours. Season is May-Sept but we are usually looking for new crew mid-season as well.

At Yakobi Fisheries we value teamwork, collaboration, adaptability and a great sense of humor. We believe:

  • High-quality products are produced by high-quality team members.
  • Initiative + hustle = Success
  • All hands-on deck means everyone (including the boss) pitches in when needed.
  • Flexibility and a great attitude are just as important as hard work.

Qualifications and duties: The ideal candidate will have the ability to work hard and a demonstrated ability to be an effective team member. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an understanding of the processing system and must be able to implement day-to-day operational tasks. Good physical health and the ability to thrive in a remote wilderness location are essential. Applicants must be able to physically lift 50-80 lbs and be on their feet for 12 hours a day plus.

Benefits: Yakobi Fisheries offers benefits including room and board reimbursement, returning bonuses and a fresh 50lb box of fish at the end of your contract.  The salary is competitive and DOE.

Yakobi Fisheries is an equal-opportunity employer. Interested applicants should provide an application, resumé, and three professional references. 

Job Type: Full-time- Seasonal (May through September - a 3-month minimum chunk of that time).

Salary: we offer a starting base rate with ample overtime and bonuses.  Starting rate DOE.  If employee makes it to the end of the season in good standing they will get a bonus of $2/hr for all of their hours.  Interested?  Contact Anna Stewart for more information. 

We do not have an H2B Visa.

LGBTQ+ Friendly

How to Apply

Email Anna at for an application!

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