The Guild advocates for Kiwi jobs for Kiwi fishermen and qualified and experienced New Zealand fishermen are welcome to contact the Guild if they are seeking employment. We do not place people in work however we may be aware of employers who are seeking crew.

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Our people are the key to making Sealord a successful global company. We encourage an innovative, fun work environment and a positive culture. Our people are engaged, motivated and likely to tell you that Sealord is their employer of choice. We invest in our employees with ongoing coaching and career development as well as succession planning and promotion from within. We have a performance based culture and pride ourselves on reward and recognition initiatives that recognise top talent and outstanding performance


Talley’s are always on the lookout for crew on their deep sea factory vessels. Qualified and experienced fishermen should contact Talley’s directly for a high pay, hands on, 24/7 career.


The New Zealand Fishing Industry Guild is part of the New Zealand Immigration Approval in Principal (AIP) process to recruit foreign fishing crew. Fishing companies applying for temporary work visas for foreign fishing crew, need to engage with the Guild, to complete part of their AIP documentation requirements.