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Exciting Opportunities for a Factory Fishing Vessel 1st Mate
Canterbury Canterbury New Zealand
Full Time

Modern 64 m Factory Trawler, Managing a crew of 42, Operating around the New Zealand EEZ.

Sanford's vision is to be the best seafood company in the world. We are proud of our 100+ years of seafood history and are passionate about our industry. As New Zealand's largest integrated fishing and aquaculture business, we operate 47 vessels and 210 aquaculture farms. At Sanford we constantly strive to improve our operating processes, to preserve and enhance the quality of our seafood and protect our pristine resource.

A vacancy has arisen on the San Enterprise – one of our 64m Frozen at Sea Hoki Fillet vessels.. The San Enterprise is a stern type deep-sea trawler and is currently configured to process product in fillet form. The vessel targets Hoki predominantly but can be tasked to catch squid and southern blue whiting at times.

  • A 64m Frozen at Sea Trawler.
  • 40 Day trips with a trip on trip off rotation.
  • 42 member crew.

If you have previous experience in this type of fishing then. We are calling for expressions of interest for the position of 1st Mate:

You will need to have current Maritime New Zealand Qualifications.

  • MFV-U or equivalent
  • Current Maritime Medical

And demonstrate:

  • An understanding and compliance to all relevant NZ legislation including MOSS, HSWA, Fisheries Act / regulation and MPI food safety.
  • Have an active and engaged management approach towards Health and Safety outcomes.
  • General Management, reporting, and computer skills.
  • Leadership skills to run a 24hour complex operation with a diverse workforce.
  • A passion for providing high quality seafood products.
  • Experience in relevant NZ fisheries in both bottom & midwater operations for a vessel of this size, operation and complexity.

Our aim is to fill this positions by the middle of August 2017. For the opportunity to be part of New Zealand's largest and most diverse seafood company, register your interest now.

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