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Commercial Fisherman/Woman - Lady Comeau III

Shelburne, NS

Comeau's Sea Foods Ltd.

Posting last updated:

April 15, 2024


Comeau’s Sea Foods Ltd is seeking casual, full-time, permanent fishermen/women to join our crew aboard our scallop-harvesting freezer factory trawler, the Lady Comeau III.

- Year-round rotation

- Trip times/lengths vary. Typically, 14 days at sea, max. Rotational shifts: 6 hours on, 6 hours off.

- 7 days ashore

- Additional days/hours may be required

Duties & Responsibilities

The day-to-day responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Active participation in the Comeau’s Safety Program.

- Follow all company policies and procedures, and participate actively in all training opportunities.

- Operate Automatic Shucking Machines (ASMs) and other scallop processing equipment.

- Follow directions from the officers on the vessel.

- Collaborate with crew members to meet production targets, ensuring production operates optimally.

- Hand-shucking scallops may be required on occasion.

- Deck operations may require handling gear, sorting scallops, and other directions from officers.

- Follow all Quality Control/PCP(preventative control plans) to ensure scallops meet QC standards.

- Carry out daily cleaning duties, and ensure your station and vessel are kept up to QC and company standards.

- Assist in the organization of cold storage/ freezing area, as required

- Pre-trip preparations and loading of grub and gear.

- Assist in the repairs and maintenance of equipment and gear, as required

- Other duties as required

Skills & Qualifications

- 1 + year(s) fishing experience preferred.

- Bilingual (English/French) is considered an asset.

- Physically able to respond in emergencies, lift up to 50lbs, climb ladders, push/pull objects, perform repetitive tasks, etc.)

You must possess (be willing/able to obtain) the following certifications:

- Seafarer’s Medical

- Marine BASIC First Aid


- Commercial Fishing License

- Marine Emergency Duties (MED) DVS or STCW

Working Conditions



- Competitive Salary (Daily rate per trip)

- Full-time, year-round employment

- Extended Health and Dental Benefits

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