by Stella Shepard
PEI’s aquaculture and fisheries industries offer job opportunities in many communities across PEI, and they are looking to hire people for a variety of roles.
Most seafood processing plant jobs start in April or May, but most aquaculture plants are open year-round. Apply as soon as possible!
Bonuses offered to encourage students in high school and post-secondary to work in the seafood and agriculture sectors, click here
The following employers are hiring and provided contact information:
Acadian Supreme Inc.
8323 Route 11, Wellington
Contact: Lynn Rayner, Operations Manager
Atlantic Aqua Farms Ltd.
10 Borden Ave, Borden-Carleton PE
Contact: Melanie Waite
Beach Point Processing Company
75 Wharf Lane, Beach Point, Murray Harbour
Phone: 902-962-4340 / 902-962-2030
Contact: Donna Penny, HR
*A free bus service for employees runs daily from Charlottetown and Montague to Beach Point
Belle River Enterprises Ltd.
12 Waterview Lane, Belle River
Phone: 902-962-2248 / 902-659-2385
Contact: Dean Hancock, Manager
Green Gables Seafood (L. & C. Fisheries Inc.)
96 Jollimore Drive, French River
Contact: Calvin Jollimore, Owner
Howard’s Cove Shellfish Ltd.
152 Frederick’s Cove Road, Ellerslie
Phone: 902-831-2158 / 902-831-2842
Contact: : John Lynch or Michelle Sentner
Montague Bay Foods a division of North Lake Fisheries (2013) Inc.
150 Central Street, Montague
North Lake Fisheries (2013) Inc.
58 North Lake Harbour Rd., Elmira
PEI Mussel King
318 Red Head Road, Morell
Contact: Kelly McGrath firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Esther Dockendorff email@example.com
Prince Edward Aqua Farms Inc.
Contact: Heather Tuplin, Human Resources
Raspberry Point Oyster Co.
Charlottetown, New London Bay, Hope River
Phone: 902-963-3278 / 902-393-8308
Contact: James Power, Manager
Royal Star Foods Ltd.
175 Jude’s Point Road, Tignish
Contact: Angela Gaudet, Human Resources Manager
Seafood 2000 Ltd.
Contact: Jeanne Dobbin, Production Supervisor
Jeanne.firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Simpson Aqua Ventures Ltd.
Savage Harbour, PEI
Contact: Jason Simpson, Owner
Summerside Seafood Supreme Inc.
105 Queen’s Wharf, Summerside
Contact: Carl Desroches, General Manager
Job titles in the Aquaculture industry
- Boat Crew/Worker/Helper/Mussel Socker
- Plant/Processing/Production Worker, including Graders, Strippers, Packers and Baggers
- Research and Development Scientists
- Machine/Heavy Equipment Operator
- Maintenance Worker/Manager
- Plant/Production Supervisor
- Quality Control
- Aquaculture Workers
- Boat Captain/Operator
- Administrative Workers
Job titles in the Fisheries industry
- Operations Manager
- Production Manager
- Parts Manager
- Port Captain
- Port Manager
- Forklift Operator
- Quality Control
- Night Sanitation Crew
- Production Line Worker
- Plant Custodian
- Product Manager
- Boat Captain
- Boat Crew
FOR MORE INFORMATION
About the Fisheries and Aquaculture industry, visit: www.employmentjourney.com/fisheries
For a list of open positions, visit the PEI Aquaculture Alliance at www.aquaculturepei.com and click Employment
For a list of jobs in both Fisheries and Aquaculture, visit www.workpei.ca/jobs/