Seafood Process Worker

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

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    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.

    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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