Fish cutter – fish processing

Job Information
Author uhslf
Date February 28, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Ucluelet Harbour Seafoods Ltd. / 0822759 BC Ltd.
Salary $16.10 to $20.00 - Per Hour
Location BC
Category Miscellaneous
Contact Information
Apply by e-mail to: Apply by mail to: 1661 Cedar Road, Ucluelet, BC, V0R 3A0 Apply by Fax: 503-905-2495  

Company: Ucluelet Harbour Seafoods Ltd. / 0822759 BC Ltd.

Business address: 1661 Cedar Road, Ucluelet, BC, V0R 3A0

Location of work: Includes two buildings operated by Ucluelet Harbour Seafoods: 1661 Cedar Road, Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0 and 2074 Peninsula Road, Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0. Both facilities are in the same town under the same management and ownership. Simply 1 kilometer down the road and operated as one business.

Business information:  We receive fresh fish from fishing boats on Vancouver Island and we fillet to various fillet sizes and pack styles for distribution in both fresh and frozen markets.

Type of Employment: Full time–Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Job duties:

  • Clean and sort fish
  • To properly fillet fish to ensure maximum use of product and fillet various kinds of fish for production and retail sales. Properly grade product and assign to accounts
  • Properly cut all types of portion orders to ensure lowest percentage of loss, including bias, block, sandwich, P.B.O (Pin Bone Out fillets). etc.
  • Sanitize work area and equipment before filleting
  • Survey all equipment to assure proper working order
  • Handle product properly to ensure maximum shelf life
  • Put away excess product properly
  • Finish all orders in a timely manner
  • Inform supervisor of any changes or problems
  • Cut and fillet 1-20 lb. fish with a band saw and/or knife
  • Pack fish in 5-50 lb. boxes
  • Clean-up work station and department
  • Communicate quality issues to supervisors and merchandising
  • Weigh and tag product at end of the shift with other fillet crew team members
  • Help pack fillet orders



-Education:   No formal education required

-Experience: Experience is an asset. Training will be provided.


The hiring process includes initial assessment of the fish filleting skills.


This position requires the ability to fillet a minimum of 150Lbs of Rockfish fillets with a 30% Skin off recovery (500 Round Pounds) per hour or, 140 or more whole Rockfish per hour


-We prefer candidates that speak English well but as we have an urgent need for help, candidates with basic command of English will also be accepted


Wage: $16.10 to $20.00 hourly, 8-10 hours up to 12 if is needed, 30 – 60 hours per week.

Important information: Shifts of work: We require flexibility on schedule as hours of work can be: from 5:00 am to 1:00pm or 2:00pm, sometimes working until 4pm or 5:00pm is required during summer time when production is heavy and overtime is available

Benefits: Smocks or uniforms

Apply by e-mail to:

Apply by mail to: 1661 Cedar Road, Ucluelet, BC, V0R 3A0

Apply by Fax: 503-905-2495


offer valid till May 30th, 2017

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