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Fishing vessel deckhands perform a variety of manual tasks on commercial fishing voyages, and maintain fishing vessels. They are employed by establishments that operate commercial fishing vessels and by self-employed fishermen/women.
crewman/woman, fishing vessel, deckhand, seiner, fishing vessel deckhand, icer, fishing vessel, netmender, fishing vessel, trawlerman/woman.
- Prepare nets, lines and other fishing tackle, and operate fishing gear to catch fish and other marine life
- Clean, sort and pack fish in ice and stow catch in hold
- Repair nets, splice ropes and maintain fishing gear and other deck equipment
- Clean deck surfaces and fish hold
- Handle mooring lines during docking
- May steer vessels to and from fishing areas
- May prepare and cook meals for crew members.
Barrie, Cambridge, Guelph, Kitchener, Orillia, Waterloo, Bradford West Gwillimbury, Collingwood, Innisfil, Midland, New Hamburg, New Tecumseth, Orangeville, Penetanguishene, Port McNicoll, Shelburne, Alliston, Ayr, Beeton, Buena Vista Park, Cardwell, Cookstown, Cumberland Beach, Elmira, Elmvale, Purple Hill, Rockcut, Rockwood, Starrview Acres, St. Jacobs, Tottenham
Outlook & Prospects for Fishing Vessel Deckhands in Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie Region
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Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Ontario.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region||N/A||N/A|
|Kingston - Pembroke Region||N/A||N/A|
|Stratford--Bruce Peninsula Region||N/A||N/A|
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Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Dec 03 – Dec 07, 2012
- Cedarline Greenhouses will increase tomato production at its Chatham facilities, creating up to 90 jobs
Week of Nov 12 – Nov 16, 2012
- DuPont Pioneer opened a 50,000-sq.-ft. parent seed processing plant near Wingham, creating up 60 full-time and seasonal positions
Week of Oct 22 – Oct 26, 2012
- Masterfeeds Inc. is merging with Winnipeg-based Ridley Inc., and the combined company will be hiring for its head office in London and Southwestern Ontario feed mills
Week of Oct 15 – Oct 19, 2012
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