Seafood Process Worker

Seafood Process Workers scale, clean, fillet, cut, shell, grade and package fish and shellfish.

Overview

Seafood Process Workers scale, clean, fillet, cut, shell, grade and package fish and shellfish.

Day-to-day

  • sorts, inspects and grades seafood products for size and quality
  • prepares seafood by skinning, trimming, washing, gilling, gutting, filleting, shucking, descaling, cooking, smoking, preserving and/or canning fish, shellfish and molluscs
  • operates machines which slice, peel, skin and crumb seafood
  • counts and packs prepared seafood for freezing
  • packs frozen seafood blocks into cartons after freezing, in order to prepare stock for dispatch
  • loads seafood products into trucks
  • cleans and sanitises equipment and work areas.

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To become a Seafood Process Worker

  • You can work as a Seafood Process Worker without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate I, II or III in seafood processing might be helpful.

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