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Nov 28, 2019
$29.60 - $32.85 hourly
Hours of Work: Day Shift – 7:00am – 3:30pm Company Overview Canadian Fishing Company (Canfisco) is a fully integrated seafood processing company with headquarters in Vancouver, BC. Canfisco operates the largest fleet of commercial fishing vessels in British Columbia, harvests over 110 million pounds of fish annually and exports its seafood products to 38 countries around the world. Position Summary We are looking for a Marine Mechanic/Rigger to join the team. Reporting to the Manager, Vessel Safety & Maintenance the primary duties will be attending to vessel rigging and associated duties, and to fill in as required doing vessel repairs and maintenance. The successful candidate will be familiar with fishing vessel operations, have shoreside repair, or commercial vessels maintenance experience. This is a full-time position. Hours of work are 7:00am – 3:30pm Monday to Friday. Our facility is located on the waterfront in downtown Vancouver with free employee parking and easy access to public transit. Job Requirements: • Must be familiar with and able to operate normal machinery and deck equipment on commercial vessels. • Must have a solid background in marine operations regarding vessels, preference given to fishing experience. • Must have own hand tools and personal safety gear. • Be able to climb masts and rigging to inspect, repair and install rigging components. • Be able to operate machinery on board and ashore including winches, power tools, forklifts and shop equipment. • Be able to perform associated duties such as welding, rigging, engine service, electrical repair, pumps and piping which are part of everyday work. • Have a positive, willing-to-get-it-done attitude. • A certificate of competency FM IV, FM III, or Certificate of Service as Master is an asset. If you possess the above noted qualifications, we would like to hear from you. To apply, email, or fax your resume to 604-681-5916. We thank all candidates for their interest and advise that only those under consideration will be contacted for an interview.
Canadian Fishing Company 301 East Waterfront Road, Downtown Eastside, Vancouver, BC, Canada Full time
Nov 26, 2019
Deck Hand & Factory Worker Osprey Marine Ltd – Vancouver, BC We are a commercial fishing company based out of Vancouver, BC currently looking for deck hands for our factory freezer trawler the Osprey No. 1, 58 m, 2024 gross ton freezer stern trawler built in 1998. The Osprey No. 1 catches fish that are headed, gutted and frozen on board. The fishing and factory operations work 24 hours/day and provides a scheduled shift rotation of two trips on and one trip off with trips averaging 10-14 days.  The Osprey only fishes in Canadian waters off the West Coast of British Columbia. Main Responsibilities: The deck hands are responsible for setting and hauling nets, processing, weighing and packaging fish in the factory and general cleaning. Must be willing to work a 6-hour rotation shift on board for the duration of the trip. Please be advised that this job description is intended to give a brief overview of the offered position. It is not an exhaustive list of the duties and responsibilities inherent in this position, or of the skills and abilities required to successfully perform this job. Requirements: • Self-sufficient, organized and showing positive leadership • Must be able to communicate effectively with Captain, crew and Owner. • Ability to work in a team environment • Commitment to safety • Strong communication and proven teamwork skills Certifications: • Have a valid Canadian Passport. • Ability to pass the Seafarers exam/Marine Medical • Commercial Fisher's Registration Card • WHMIS certification Experience: • Commercial fishing • Trawl boat experience an asset but not required Compensation & Benefits: This is a permanent position with competitive wages, which will include a shared stateroom, shared bathroom with shower and laundry on site. There will be 3 hot meals provided daily along with cold meals available. There is a lounge on board that offers satellite TV along with couches and a separate reading area.
Osprey Marine Ltd. Full time
Nov 21, 2019
$55,000 - $62,000 yearly
Company Overview Canadian Fishing Company (Canfisco) is a fully integrated seafood processing company with headquarters in Vancouver, BC. Canfisco operates the largest fleet of commercial fishing vessels in British Columbia, harvests over 110 million pounds of fish annually and exports its seafood products to 38 countries around the world. At Canfisco, we offer the opportunity to work for a well-established organization that values initiative and rewards performance. Position Summary Our Vessel Maintenance Department is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the Company’s commercial fishing vessel fleet which includes several large trawlers, seine and gillnet vessels. The department plays a key role in ensuring fishing vessels are well maintained and ready for the fishing season, minimizing breakdowns or the need for repairs during peak operational times. The demand for our services in this area is growing and we are looking to for an Operations Assistant to join the team. Reporting to the Manager, Vessel Maintenance & Safety the primary function of this position is to support the day to day operations of the Vessel Maintenance Department by providing a wide range of services including inventory management, purchasing, shipment tracking, investigating merchandise discrepancies, communicating with vendors and other such support services. Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Monitor and track all inventory items to maintain accurate records. • Maintain stock, order and receive merchandise for the department stock room. • Coordinate replacement of electronic equipment on fishing vessels. • Review, prepare and verify purchases orders to vendors ensuring prices and terms are accurate. • Maintain accurate and up to date terms and conditions for all vendors. • Investigate what/how/why materials came in incorrectly or damaged and take appropriate corrective action. • Monitor price increases and communicate changes as necessary. • Collect, review and process daily work logs from crew to ensure accuracy of costs allocated to projects on the go. • Coordinate annual life raft inspections. • Coordinate annual inspection of fire-fighting equipment. Requirements • Minimum 2 years of purchasing and inventory management experience. • Forklift certification with minimum two years forklift driving experience (mandatory). • Valid Class 5 Driver's License required. • Experience and knowledge of the commercial fishing industry is an asset • Ability to adapt, improvise and solve problems quickly and efficiently. • Ability to work autonomously on multiple tasks and projects, with various teams. • Organized and efficient, with strong detail-orientation • Proficient in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook). • Strong oral and written English communication skills. This is a full-time, salaried position. Hours of work are 0730 - 1600 Monday to Friday. Our facility is located on the waterfront in downtown Vancouver with free employee parking and easy access to public transit. At Canfisco, we provide stable employment, an engaging and collaborative work environment, and a competitive total compensation package. If you possess the above noted qualifications we would like to hear from you. To apply send your resume to hr-cfc@canfisco.com We thank all candidates for their interest and advise that only those under consideration will be contacted for an interview. www.canfisco.com
Canadian Fishing Company 301 East Waterfront Road, Downtown Eastside, Vancouver, BC, Canada Full time