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Requisition Number 19-0078
Title Processor - DH/ASI
Location Dutch Harbor
City Unalaska
State AK

Production PROCESSORS needed for our shore-based plants located in DUTCH HARBOR, Alaska and UNALASKA, Alaska. Work will begin in First Week of January 2020.

WSI processes several species of seafood including Pollock, Crab, Pacific Cod, Halibut and Sablefish. Production employees process raw product that is delivered from fishing vessels to sell to customers. Processors can be assigned to various positions within the production department including, but not limited to, butchering, sorting, filleting, and case-up. Processors are also required to participate in plant clean-up, and other duties as assigned.

This position requires the candidate have the ability to perform the physical requirements including; standing in place for long periods of time; repetitive motions using hands, arms, legs and back; regularly lift and move 50 lbs; frequent rotations and twisting at waist; frequent climbing and descending of stairs; working long hours in cold/wet environments (12+ hours per day, 7 days a week); and prompt and regular attendance.

All WSI employees are required to wear protective safety gear where required and are responsible for promoting and maintaining a safe working environment for self and others.

WSI has a zero tolerance policy for drugs and alcohol.

You will be charged $15 per day for room and board. This will be deducted from your paycheck.

Please email Recruiting@WestwardSeafoods.com if you encounter any problems with the online application process.

In order to be considered for hire, applicants MUST:

COMPLETE the online application. Click on the link Apply On-line towards the bottom right of this page. Proceed through process and screens until you receive the ON-SCREEN PROMPT you have completed the application.

INCOMPLETE applications CANNOT be taken into consideration toward hire. WSI will make an effort to notify you (via email) if your application is received, incomplete and further action is required. Applications must be completed prior to your attendance at a Recruiting Event.

BE CAREFUL that you submit an application for the JOB and WORK LOCATION you wish to be considered for. There may be multiple positions with the same job title available to applicants. Ensure you refer to the CITY referenced in the Requisition listing.

ATTEND A RECRUIT EVENT to be interviewed in person (see below for schedules). Your APPLICATION must be COMPLETED PRIOR to your attending the recruit event. BE CAREFUL to submit an application for the requisition / position / location associated with the recruiting event you will be attending.

Our RECRUITING dates, times and locations are listed below. Take note of the recruiting event you plan to attend as you will be asked to choose one during the application process.



December 11th, 2019 at 9:00 am

Anchorage Mid-Town Job Center

3301 Eagle St.

Anchorage, AK 99503

December 13th, 2019 at 9:00 am

Clarion Hotel

3000 176th Street

SeaTac, WA 98188


December 16th, 2019 at 9:00 am

Courtyard by Marriott Bakersfield

3601 Marriott Dr.

Bakersfield, CA 93308


Requirements Must be at least 18 years of age, and must pass a post-offer drug screen and physical. Processors must be able to stand and work for long hours in an often wet and cold environment. Shifts will vary depending on fish, and processors must be prepared to work 7 days a week for up to 18 hours per day. There may also be periods of time when there are few or no hours of work. Must be able to repeatedly lift up to 50 pounds. Must have a basic understanding of English, including the ability to follow written or oral instructions. Must be able to climb stairs, and stand and walk on uneven and slippery surfaces. Must be willing to work any shift, including nights. Processing employees must be able to walk quickly to designated areas in the event of an emergency, and must be able to follow emergency instructions. All WSI employees must be willing to work and live in a multi-cultural environment.

Westward Seafoods is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all position without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, martial or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Please let us know if you need reasonable accommodation during the hiring process.
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