NOW HIRING - Deckhands for Darwin Fresh Fish Operation

NOW HIRING - Deckhands for Darwin Fresh Fish Operation
February 10, 2022

NOW HIRING - Deckhands for Darwin Fresh Fish Operation


About Us

Austral Fisheries is one of Australia's largest integrated commercial fishing companies, with vessels operating in Australia's sub-Antarctic Territories, The Northern Prawn Fishery and the Timor Reef Fishery. Whilst we operate from the Sub-Antarctic to the tropics, we are headquartered in Perth, Western Australia and have been in operation for over 45 years.

Austral have an exciting, yet challenging, opportunity for Deckhands to join our Northern Finfish team (Timor Reef Fishery) commencing immediately.

As Deckhand, you will be required to:

  • Comply with Company Drug and Alcohol Testing;
  • Handle ropes and wires, and operate mooring equipment when berthing and unberthing;
  • Conduct standing lookout watches at sea and adjusting the ship's course as directed;
  • Assist with operations using on-board equipment and stowing and securing product;
  • Patrol the vessel to ensure safety of the vessel and crew;
  • Perform routine maintenance checks on the deck equipment, rigging, and lifesaving and fire-fighting appliances;
  • Bait and haul traps, and removing fish and other marine life;
  • Sort, clean, process, preserve and package catches

Successful candidates will:

  • Have at least 2 years recent relevant experience, evidenced by a signed sea-time or log book;
  • Hold a certificate in vessel Safety Training (ideally, STCW95 and or equivalent) consisting of:
  • Personal Survival Techniques (PST)
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR)
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (FPFF)
  • Security Awareness Training (SAT)
  • Elementary First Aid (EFA)- obtained within the last 12 months

If this sounds like you, click the link below to apply today:

Darwin Deckhands - Austral Fisheries Seek Ad