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Jobs with Trident Seafoods

Trident Seafoods is a giant in the seafood industry. They have have been in business since 1973. The company was founded by Chuck Bundrant, an Alaska king crab fisherman, and Kaare Ness and Mike Jacobson. Rather than simply harvesting the crab, the trio installed cookers and freezing equipment on their first boat so that they could process the catch as well.

Trident Seafoods employs thousands of seasonal workers every year as well as many full-time workers.

Working at Trident Seafoods

Trident hires seasonal workers for its seafood processing facilities. The season may be as short as six weeks or as long as six months. The company also hires employees for its corporate office, located in Seattle. Job opportunities may also be available in its production plants for workers in Oregon, Washington, and Canada.

To get hired by Trident Seafoods, a candidate must meet the following requirements:

  1. 18 years of age or older
  2. Able to work legally in the United States
  3. Prepared to be interviewed in person and attend a company orientation session
  4. Pass a physical exam, as well as a pre-employment drug test
  5. Able to pass a reference check
  6. Candidate must commit to the entire term of the employment agreement
  7. Tolerant and able to get along well with others
  8. Hard working, with a positive attitude
  9. Agree to remain drug and alcohol free during the employment period
  10. Able to pass a criminal record check

Seafood processors working at Trident are provided with room and board at the company's expense, as well as transportation from Seattle to Alaska. Failing to fulfill the length of the employment agreement means that the employee is responsible for his or her transportation costs. There are no guaranteed hours; when fish are available, employees may be expected to work 12-18 hours per day in cold, wet conditions without having days off.

Jobs at Trident Seafoods

Here are some examples of the kinds of positions which may be available at Trident:

  1. Administrative Staff
  2. Baader Technicians
  3. Carpenters
  4. Cooks
  5. Deckhands
  6. Electricians
  7. Engineers (licensed & unlicensed)
  8. Licensed Master/Mate
  9. Maintenance Mechanics
  10. Medics
  11. Plant Management
  12. Seafood Quality Control Jobs
  13. Refrigeration Mechanics
  14. Roe Technicians
  15. Seafood Processors
  16. Surimi Technicians
  17. Welders

How to Apply for a Job at Trident Seafoods

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