Deckhand, fishing vessel

Red Rooster Fishing Company Inc based in Nanaimo, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Deckhand, fishing vessel. Red Rooster Fishing Company Inc offers a range of fish products, including popular species such as salmon, tuna, cod, haddock, and halibut, as well as less common or specialty species. We also offer value-added products, such as fillets, portions, or smoked fish. We prioritize sustainable fishing practices and environmental responsibility, ensuring that our products are sourced and produced in a way that minimizes their impact on the environment. We also prioritize quality and freshness, ensuring that our seafood products meet rigorous safety and quality standards. The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Red Rooster Fishing Company Inc
Position: Deckhand, fishing vessel
No of Vacancies: 4
Salary: 9% commission per load Minimum wage Approximately $18.00 hourly is guaranteed
Employment Type: Seasonal employment Full time
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Transportation information: Travel expenses not paid by employer
Work setting: Staff accommodation provided, relocation costs not covered by employer


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates don’t need standard educational qualifications
Experience: Candidates should have experience of 1 to less than 7 months
Own tools/equipment: Safety vest, gloves
Credentials: Marine Emergency Duties Certificate, commercial Fishing Licence, first Aid Certificate
Security and safety: Criminal record check, drug test
Type of gear: Handline

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be able to work in outdoors, in/on water, dangerous and hot area
  • The candidates should be able to work in wet/damp, confined spaces and cold/refrigerated area
  • The candidates should be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be physically demanding
  • The candidates should be able to handle heavy loads and large workloads
  • The candidates should be able to stand, bend, crouch, and kneel for extended periods
  • The candidates should be able to handle weight Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Candidate Status:

  • Candidate must be a Canadian Citizen or temporary or permanent resident of Canada
  • Candidate must have legal authorized (Work Permit) to work in Canada
  • If Candidates unable to fulfill above mentioned requirements, don’t apply for the position


  • The candidates should be able to prepare nets, lines and other fishing tackle
  • The candidates should be able to operate fishing gear to catch fish and other marine life
  • The candidates should be able to clean, sort and pack fish in ice and stow catch in hold
  • The candidates should be able to clean deck surfaces and fish hold

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through below mentioned details.

By email




We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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