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Fishing Crew

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Job Listing Date
15 Jan 2020
Bairnsdale & Gippsland
Work Type
Full Time
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Fishing & Aquaculture

Established fishing company working the Australian Fishing Zones seeks the following fulltime fishing crew positions. Ships Master, Ships Engineer, Master Fisher, Ships Officer, Deckhands & Fishing Hands.

This company maintains a drug & alcohol free workplace, employees can be subject to random drug & alcohol testing. This is a condition of employment.

Successful candidates MUST have at least 5 years relevant experience (3 year's experience fishing & deckhands only) that is able to be reference checked for the position. You need to be strong as the position involves working on a deck, often in heavy seas and sometimes in cramped spaces. Ranked positions may include managing fishing operations aboard your vessel in consultation with the company owners. You will be away from home for several days or weeks. Normally there is usually a short turnaround before returning to sea. Where you are required to hold a licence or registration, you MUST hold the appropriate tickets or you will not be considered.

For successful candidates, a salary or percentage of catch rate as per industry standards will be negotiated according to qualifications, skills, experience and performance in the same or similar occupation.   An annual salary for full time employees for the relevant occupation will fall in the range of $ 53,900.00 to $60,000.00 for Deck and Fishing Hands, Ships Officers, $53,900.00 to $70,000.00. Ships Engineer and Master Fishers from $53,900.00  to $70,000.00  through to in excess of $130,000. 00 for Ships Master. 

This position will be based out of East Coast of Australia but you may be required to base yourself at other Australian ports as operational requirements demand.

Applicants for this position are required to provide a short statement (minimum of 150 -250 words) as to why they are best suited to this position. Note that this is a requirement of applying for this position.

Remuneration will be commensurate with skills and experience.

Please send your resume with referee details to our services co-ordinator


Please do not inquire about these positions if you cannot meet the minimum requirements.


Only applicants for interview will be contacted.

Reference number : AUSDoV-LA190004

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Are you willing to undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol screening?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this role?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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