9618 – Labourers in fish and seafood processing |Canada NOC|

9618 – Labourers in fish and seafood processing

Labourers in fish and seafood processing perform clean-up, packaging, material handling and other elemental activities related to fish and seafood processing. They are employed in fish and seafood processing and packaging plants.


Index of titles

Example titles

Cannery labourer

Cannery labourer – fish processing

Cooler operator – fish processing

Fish bin worker – fish processing

Fish briner – fish processing

Fish culler

Fish curing worker

Fish dipper – fish processing

Fish flaker – fish processing

Fish freezing worker – fish processing

Fish hopper filling worker

Fish icer – fish processing

Fish packer – fish processing

Fish pickler – fish processing

Fish plant labourer

Fish processing labourer

Fish salter – fish processing

Fish sorter

Fish washer – fish processing

Fish weigher

Fish-processing plant handler

Fish-processing plant labourer

Labourer – shellfish processing

Plant labourer – fish processing

Shellfish checker – fish processing

Shellfish labourer

Shellfish packer – fish processing

Shellfish processing labourer

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

Unload fish and shellfish from fishing vessels and transport them by hand or forklift truck to work area in fish processing plant

Immerse fresh fish fillets in brine solution to condition them for wrapping or freezing

Weigh fish or shellfish, record weight and pack fish in ice

Sort fish according to species, weight and destination

Clean work areas and equipment

Transport supplies and packaging materials throughout plant and storage area manually or with powered equipment

Measure and dump ingredients into hoppers of mixing and grinding machines.

Employment requirements

Some secondary school education may be required.

Additional information

Progression to other occupations in the fish processing industry is possible with experience.


Fish and seafood plant workers (9463)

Foremen/women of workers in fish processing (in 9213 Supervisors, food and beverage processing)