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Fish-Processing Plant Labourer

Others NS, Nova Scotia,CANADA
Job ID
Cedar Bay Grilling Company
Job Category
General Labour
Posting Date
August 11, 2022
Expiry date
February 10, 2023


Cedar Bay Grilling Company bringing the best of Atlantic Canada to homes around the world! A locally operated company producing a wide range of frozen seafood products, primarily cedar planked salmon; available in Retail and Food Service channels. We are seeking Fish Processing Plant workers to work at Blandford, NS.


Position Details:

Position: Fish-Processing Plant Labourer (2 vacancies)

Location: 60 Gates Fish Plant Road, Blandford NS. B0J 1T0

Terms of employment: Full-time, term/contract/permanent

language of work: English

Wage: $16.25/hour


Benefits package offered:

  • Extended healthcare benefit package options
  • Vacation pay and overtime pay
  • Relocation/accommodation assistance


Job duties

  • Feeding and unloading processing machines
  • Loading and unloading items from machines, carts and dollies;
  • Transporting raw materials, finished products and packaging materials
  • Moving pallets of fish and planks to wet room using pallet jacks
  • Moving soaked planks to packaging room using pallet jacks
  • Opening cases of fish and placing the fish in tubs to thaw;
  • Placing planks in tubs to be soaked
  • Moving thawed fish to cutting room using pallet jacks
  • Moving soaked planks to packaging room using pallet jacks
  • Feeding flattened boxes into forming machines to construct containers
  • Removing filled containers from conveyors
  • Manually packing goods into bags and boxes or other containers
  • Loading fish into cutting machines
  • Transporting bins of fish from cutter to packing line
  • Checking products and packaging for basic quality defects
  • Assisting process control and machine operators in performing their duties
  • Measuring and dumping ingredients into hoppers of mixing and grinding machines
  • Placing fish and cedar planks on packing line
  • Placing and /or adjusting labels on individual packages
  • Placing packages in boxes
  • Placing boxes onto pallets
  • Moving pallets to storage door using pallet jacks
  • Quality control assurance-inspecting product to ensure high quality
  • Recording production data
  • Other duties as assigned by management


Skills requirements:

Completion of Secondary School, experience working at a food processing plant is preferred, training also will be provided


Please send your resume to and reference 2022-1A on the subject line. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups Indigenous people, Students, Youth, Visible Minorities, Persons with disabilities, newcomers, seniors and apprentices) to apply.