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Deck/fishing Hands Wanted With Experience Longline Fishing

Zolezzi Fisheries Cairns, Cairns

Job Description

Job Description
We are a family owned commercial fishing company operating one commercial longline fishing vessel out of the home port of Cairns, Queensland.

We are looking for experienced commercial fishing hands/deck hands (seafarers) with strong work ethics to join our longline fishing crew.

You will be responsible for catching fish and maintaining the ships equipment and structures.

You will be required to:

- observe all OH&S standards and deck rules as outlined in your induction and as directed by the Skipper to ensure your safety and the safety of other crew members.
- handle ropes and operate mooring equipment when berthing and unberthing
- assist with cargo operations using on-board equipment and stowing and securing cargo
- prepare lines, attach running gear and bait, and set lines into position as directed
- haul in fishing gear and remove fish
- gill and gut each fish, place in plastic bags and stow as directed in fish wells
- clean down the boat and equipment as directed
- unload fish on return to port
- clean all decks, equipment and pilot house

On average you will be away from home for 5 to 8 days, with some short turnarounds between trips.

Our company maintains a drug & alcohol free workplace, with employees subject to random drug & alcohol testing. This is a condition of employment.

Postcode: 4870 (Cairns, Cairns)

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Zolezzi Fisheries

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Commerical Tuna Longlining Working out of Cairns 5-7 Day trips.
Vessel 19m 4 crew onboard Food/Wet weather gear provided for trip.
Long hours at sea.