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Premier Pacific Seafoods - Surimi and Roe Technician Premier Pacific Seafoods, Inc. Occupation: Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Location: Juneau, AK - 99811 Positions available: 2
Job #: 510140
Updated: 4/11/2021 Expires: 4/10/2021
Source: AlaskaJobs Site: AlaskaJobs

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Employer Name and Contact Information: Premier Pacific Seafoods, Inc., Yoichi Nakahara, President 206-286-8584,

Job Opportunity:Premier Pacific Seafoods, Inc., is hiring 2 temporary, full-time, Seasonal Seafood Processing Technicians (Surimi and Roe) during Pollock B season and Hake season from 05/01/2021 to 10/31/2021.Premier Pacific Seafoods, Inc. is located in Seattle, WA98119

Job Description: Conduct all aspects of seafood processing regarding pollock and/or hake surimi and roe. Duties include adjusting and fine-tuning the machines that cut the fish, remove the roe, separate the fish meat, rinse and refine the fish meat, and mix additives to produce surimi; adjust machines as needed based on size and freshness of fish and adjust additives to produce special order surimi products; test and inspect for fish meat quality, moisture control, removal of impurities, and bacteria control during multiple stages of surimi processing; inspect and grade quality of pollock roe products for export to Japan based on size, color, freshness, maturity and other factors; prepare pollock roe samples for roe auctions; comply with HACCP and USDC food safety and sanitation rules and quality control standards; responsible for ongoing product improvement measures, surimi machine maintenance, and instructing or training other processing workers as needed. Must possess 24 months of surimi and pollock roe processing experience and must have technical knowledge of surimi and pollock roe processing and ability to work independently. Must be able to grade surimi and pollock roe products for Japanese market and must be able to quickly identify and resolve any problems that arise during surimi and pollock roe processing operations. Applications and/or resumes must include required work experience and information must be verifiable. Must be willing to work up to 12 or more hours per day, 7 days per week, depending on fish availability,

Geographic Area. On board M/V Excellence vessel operating in Bering Sea and North Pacific.
Offered Wage. $18.58-$30 per hour, plus $27.87-$45 per hour for overtime, depending on experience, or if higher, $235-$300 per day, depending on experience, plus health insurance and potential for bonus.
Hours of Work. Up to 84 hours per week with minimum guarantee of 35 hours per week.
Overtime. $27.87-$45 per hour, depending on experience.
On-the-Job-Training. N/A
Computation of Wages. Employer will use a single workweek as its standard for computing wages due.

Frequency of Pay. Wages will be paid every 2 weeks.

Room and Board. Employer will provide room and board on M/V Excellence vessel at no cost to the worker. Employer-provided housing is optional.

Deductions from Paycheck. Employer will make all deductions from the workers paycheck required by law, including applicable state or federal taxes. No other deductions will be made except as requested or approved by worker for health insurance, store provisions, or other employee benefits.

Transportation to Place of Work. If the worker completes 50 percent of the work contract period, employer will arrange and pay directly for transportation and subsistence from the place of recruitment to the place of work.

Return Transportation. Upon completion of the work contract or where worker is dismissed earlier, 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. 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 the rate of $12.68 per day during travel to a maximum of $55 per day with receipts.

Daily Transportation to and from Worksite. N/A

First Work Week Reimbursement. Employer will reimburse worker in the first workweek for visa, visa processing, border crossing, and related fees incurred by the worker, including those mandated by the government, excluding passport expenses or other charges primarily for the benefit of the worker.

Tools, Supplies and Equipment. Employer will provide worker, without charge or deposit charge, all tools, supplies and equipment required to perform the duties assigned.

Guarantee of Work. Employer will offer worker employment for a total number of work hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays of each 6-week during the entire employment period.

How to Apply. Refer to Job Order No 510140  in the AlaskaJobs system at and submit your resume or general application indicating availability to . For more information contact your nearest Alaska Job Center. Information is also available from Yoichi Nakahara at

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Premier Pacific Seafoods, Inc.
Is a Private Sector employer with 4 locations

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Salary Range: $18.58 (minimum) Not Applicable Other Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: Over 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
Shift: Other, see job description
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Minimum Age Requirement: 18. Reason for Age Requirement: Hours of Work.

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