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Seafood Process Worker

Seafood process workers process, grade and package fish and shellfish for the local and overseas market.

What does a Seafood process worker do at work?

  • Prepare fish or seafood for processed by opening shells or removing skin
  • Cut/fillet to size requirements.
  • Grade, pack, weigh the fish/shellfish.
  • Maintain processing equipment.
  • Carryout hygiene and quality control checks.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Knife-handling
  • Health & safety
  • Food safety requirements
  • How to sort, weigh and pack
  • Operate machinery


  • Basic English and Maths
  • Progression opportunities are good. Move form here into supervisory/ management roles or other roles within the industry.


Between $39,000 and $86,000 per year