University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: Leader Creek Fisheries
Location: Naknek, AK
Position: Salmon Processor; seasonal
Requirements: See posting
Summary: Come experience Alaska and take part in the Bristol Bay salmon run!  Leader Creek Fisheries is a unique company, offering many perks to employees while specializing in wild and sustainable salmon.  Airfare and housing  are provided by the company, as well as a competitive wage. Now accepting applications for the summer of 2017!

Processors do everything from cleaning fish and trimming fillets to loading freezers and boxing the finished product. Your specific job as a processor will be determined by the  the quantity of fish we receive at the plant, our production capacity and schedule, and finally, your aptitude, abilities, and attitude.

Being a fish processor is not easy work. When the plant is running at full capacity you will be expected to work 16 hours a day, 7 days a week. You must have a strong work ethic, the discipline to get out of bed and get to work on time, and the desire to do the best you can each and every day. Some days you will be tired and have a bit of a cold; your muscles will ache and your feet will hurt. We need people who will work in spite of the discomfort. And while we do not need employees to arrive with any specific processing related skills, we do need those who can learn quickly and are willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done.

Perks of Leader Creek:
  • Airfare: Leader Creek will provide round trip transportation from Seattle, WA to our plant located in Naknek, AK.
  • Housing: Room and board is provided at no cost.
  • Food: All meals and break food are provided by Leader Creek.
  • Pay: Competitive wage, starting at $10/hour and lots of overtime.
  • Overtime Hours: Earn $$ for tuition.
  • Summer Job: Salmon season runs from approximately June 15th- August 5th.
  • Katmai National Park and Preserve: Opportunities available to explore beautiful Bristol Bay. LCF will provide travel assistance for interested employees.

For more information and to apply, visit the Leader Creek Fisheries website.

Contact: Emily Terrell
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Closing Date: Open until filled