Sanford are frequently looking for qualified deck hands and factory staff on their deep water freezer trawlers based out of Timaru.
Sanford also requires Marine Engineers for their Scampi freezer trawlers based out of Timaru.
Positions on Sanford’s inshore vessels are available from time to time and are not normally advertised.


Sealord employs more than 1100 people around New Zealand. Their fishing operation is run out of Nelson and their two processing sites are also located there.
Sealord are regularly on the lookout for qualified deep sea fishing crew and factory staff on their deep sea vessels.


Talley’s are always on the lookout for crew on their deep sea factory vessels. Qualified and experienced fishermen should contact Talley’s directly.
Talley’s run their own two week, onshore training programme. Graduates will have the opportunity to begin on the factory deck and can choose their career path – deep sea fishing – Deckhand, deep sea fishing – Processing, deep sea fishing – Engineering.