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OBI Seafoods - Roe Technicians - 510137 OBI Seafoods, Inc. Occupation: Food Batchmakers
Location: Kodiak, AK - 99615 Positions available: 50
Job #: 510137
Updated: 4/11/2021 Expires: 4/10/2021
Source: AlaskaJobs Site: AlaskaJobs

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OBI, LLC (hereinafter OBI), is looking to fill Roe Technician positions at its plants in Dutch Harbor, Kodiak, Bristol Bay, Cordova, Seward, Petersburg, Dillingham, Egegik, and Larsen Bay. These are temporary, full-time positions and we are looking to fill approximately 50 job openings for employment from: 05/01/2021 to 09/30/2021. OBIs headquarters is located at 1100 West Ewing Street, Seattle, WA 98119. Phone (206)281-5378.

Job Duties: They will sort, salt preserve, grade and pack the fish roe according to assigned quality for export to the Japanese market. They will also sort green roe and separate culls, grade according to maturity, tend agitator and maintain saturated condition of brine solution. They will dissolve mixed salts in water according to formula and test specific gravity. They will weigh packed boxes and add or remove roe to achieve required weight. Employer is offering at least 35 hours/week at $18.58/hr. Mon-Sun, 6:00AM 12:00AM (daily/shift schedule varies). Overtime is available as needed at a rate of $27.87/hr.

Job Requirements: No minimum education or training required. At least 3 months of prior work experience required. Pre-employment drug test and criminal background check required. Experience with the equipment involved in the process of row production; including drying, rubbing, sealing, and agitating. Verifiable work experience required.

Transportation: If the worker completes 50% of the work contract period, the employer will reimburse the worker for transportation and subsistence from the place of recruitment to the place of work. Upon completion of the work contract or where the worker is dismissed earlier, the employer will provide or pay for workers reasonable costs of return transportation and subsistence back home or to the place the worker originally departed to work, except where the worker will not return due to subsequent employment with another employer or where the employer has appropriately reported a workers voluntary abandonment of employment. The amount of transportation payment or reimbursement will be equal to the most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distances involved. Daily subsistence will be provided at a rate of $12.68 per day during travel to a maximum of $55.00 per day with receipts. The employer will provide transportation to and from worksite at no cost to workers.

Housing: Optional Employer Housing provided for $15 per day.

Tools, supplies and equipment: Employer will provide workers at no charge all tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the job.

Other Employment Guarantees: A single workweek will be used for computing wages due and workers will be paid every 2 weeks. The employer will make all payroll deductions required by law and will not make any deductions, which are not required by law. H-2B workers will be reimbursed in the first workweek for all visa, visa processing, border crossing and other related fees including those mandated by the government (excluding passport fees), incurred by the H-2B worker.

To Apply: Please review the job order to ensure you meet the minimum job requirements. Send e-mail inquiries, job applications, indications of availability and/or resumes to: and reference Job Order number 510137, which is posted in AlaskaJobs at For more information contact your nearest Alaska Job Center.

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OBI Seafoods, Inc.
Is a Private Sector employer with 12 locations
250-499 employees
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Salary Range: $18.58 (minimum) Not Applicable Not Available Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: 4 - 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
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Minimum Age Requirement: 18. Reason for Age Requirement: Hours of Work.

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