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Commercial Fisherman

Company: Life Story
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Commercial Fisherman Responsibilities:

  • Appropriately planning all fishing operations by identifying the best fishing grounds, assessing weather and sea conditions, and estimating the duration of each fishing trip.
  • Utilizing fish-finding equipment to locate fish and other aquatic animals.
  • Positioning nets, fishing lines, traps, and dredges to catch fish, crustaceans, and other aquatic animals.
  • Measuring caught fish to determine whether they meet legal size requirements and releasing all illegal catches into the water.
  • Cleaning the caught fish, sorting them, and storing them in refrigerated or ice-filled holds.
  • Operating trawl winch systems and similar machinery to hoist captured fish onto the vessel.
  • Ensuring that all hoisting machinery is in good working order.
  • Performing basic cleaning duties on board the vessel as needed.

Commercial Fisherman Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED is preferred.
  • Proven experience working as a Commercial Fisherman.
  • Appropriate state licensure and commercial fishing permit.
  • Sound knowledge of fishing laws.
  • Working knowledge of fishing technology and equipment.
  • The ability to operate complex fishing equipment.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Physically fit.
  • Detail-oriented.

Keywords: Life Story, Portland , Commercial Fisherman, Other , Portland, Maine

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