Entry Level Laborer (Sea Cucumber Processor)

Atlantic Sea Cucumber - Tantallon, NS (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

Pay: $13/hour plus 4% vacation pay; Average 75 hours/ bi-weekly

Group insurance will be available after 3-month probation based on performance review.


  • Boning knives,
  • conveyor belts,
  • steam cooker,
  • lift-hopper,
  • pressure water hoses,
  • buckets,
  • pallets & pallet jacks,
  • forklift,
  • packing machinery,
  • scales.


  • Safety goggles,
  • gloves,
  • wrist and sleeve covering,
  • aprons,
  • face masks, and
  • CSA approved rubber boots with steel toes.


  • The daily duties are typically split into 4 departments in which employees will rotate through.
  • Cutting
  • Working on raw, unfrozen product. Cutting, cleaning and removing parts.
  • Prepare frozen product for the next day.
  • Handling boxes up to 15 kgs, removing packaging and placing in tubs.
  • Breaking down boxes for recycling
  • Racking
  • Taking cooked product our of tubs and place on racks for processing.
  • Grading
  • Removing tolleys from dryer, sort and combine according to grade.
  • Packing
  • Inspect and pack according to company standards.


  • Meet standards set for processing times.
  • Follow all standard operating procedures (SOP), occupational health and safety policies (OH&S), company policies and cleaning procedures.
  • Quality Management Program is strictly adhered to.
  • QMP is a regulatory-based system that requires all federally registered fish processing plants in Canada to develop and implement an in-plant quality control program.

Work conditions and physical capabilities:

  • Repetitive tasks,
  • handling heavy loads,
  • physically demanding,
  • manual dexterity,
  • attention to detail,
  • hand-eye co-ordination,
  • standing for extended periods,
  • bending.

Work Site Environment: Noisy, Odors, Hot, Cold, Wet, Damp, Steam

In addition to the working environment, ASC processors must be able to work with diverse individuals to meet production goals.

Personal Suitability: Team player, Flexibility, Reliability, Organized, Excellent oral communication,

Effective interpersonal skills, willingness to learn

We appreciate all applications, only those qualified will be contacted for interviews.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 to $13.01 /hour

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 to $13.01 /hour


  • English (Preferred)