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Posted by Brian Chace (Finley Vern Fish Co)
Lopez Island
Apr 4, 2021
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Hiring Deckhand
Apr 4, 2021
The Finley Vern is hiring deckhands for the upcoming southeast Alaska salmon seining season. Boat work begins May 24th to prepare the vessel for the season. We will be leaving the 3rd week of June and returning the first part of September. Candidates will learn how to:

Set the net and gear safely and efficiently
Haul and stack gear safely and efficiently
Safely operate deck equipment and hydraulics
Maintain and repair fishing net and gear
Able to recognize different species of salmon
Clean and fillet a salmon
Knots and splices related to this fishery
How to safely secure and remove the vessel from docks and other vessels
Operate power tools
Maintain the boat and engine room
Know navigational rules and difference between all marine navigational lights
How to read charts, navigate and operate boat
How to operate radios and all electronics

Candidates will be working long hours and must be physically able to work. This is a seasonal job for someone who enjoys being outdoors and loves adventure. If you have ever wanted to see Alaska there is no better way than on a fishing vessel. Deckhands pay is a percent of the catch for the season. No prior fishing experience is required. We will train the right candidate who is willing to learn.

To apply please send an email with a resume to Finleyvernfishco@gmail.com