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!
The Employment Journey on PEI contacted several industry employers across the Island.
The following employers are hiring and provided contact information:
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: Debbie Buell, Payroll Clerk
*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
Captain Cooke’s Seafood Inc.
Borden-Carleton Phone: 902-437-3620
Contact: Thane Cooke, Manager
Green Gables Seafood (L. & C. Fisheries Inc.)
96 Jollimore Drive, French River
Contact: Calvin Jollimore, Owner
Simpson Aqua Ventures Ltd.
Savage Harbour, PEI
Contact: Jason Simpson, Owner
Summerside Seafood Supreme Inc.
105 Queen’s Wharf, Summerside
Contact: Kevin Robicheau, General Manager
Phone: 902-436-9892 Fax: 902-436-2345
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 about the Fisheries and Aquaculture industry, visit www.employmentjourney.com/industries/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/