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Premium Seafoods Group - Employment

The Premium Seafoods Group offers a wide variety of employment opportunities. The company currently employs approximately 200 full-time, part-time and seasonal workers.

Please browse our current opportunities listed below. Each position may involve a training/probationary period that varies depending on the position in question.

To apply for a job with the Premium Seafoods Group, fill out a general job application and drop it off, e-mail it ( or send it to:

Marie DeWolf
Human Resources Manager
Premium Seafoods Group
449 Veterans Memorial Dr.
P.O. Box 39
Arichat, Nova Scotia
Canada B0E 1A0

Laborer Positions - Unloading Boats - Laborers needed to unload boats, pack fish in ice and clean working areas and equipment on the wharf.  These positions are casual, part time & available immediately.
1. Dependable
2. Work well with others
3. Physically fit and able to lift up to 100 pounds
4. WHMIS Course

Please direct your resume no later than April 1, 2014, to:
Marie DeWolf, HR Coordinator
Premium Seafoods Ltd.
2586 Hwy 206, P.O.Box 39
Arichat, NS  B0E 1A0
902-226-0026 (fax)

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What type of work schedules can I expect at Premium Seafoods Group?
The majority of our operations are seasonal in nature in which our busiest times of year are between May and October. Our head office and retail store are open year round.

What are the requirements to work for Premium Seafoods Group?
Our processing facility labourers are reliable, dependable, hard working, determined individuals. Previous experience in a food processing and/or manufacturing environment would be an asset. Adequate training is given upon hire.

What is the nature of the work?
Employees must be versatile and willing to perform various tasks that are involved with the processing of fish, including off-loading, cleaning, freezing, packaging, warehousing and shipping. All work tasks require physical stamina. Working conditions depend upon the tasks assigned. They could be noisy where machines are operating, wet where fish are being cleaned, and cold where fish are being frozen and packaged, or all of the above.
The work is repetitive due to the volumes of fish and the mechanization of the process. Most tasks involve working long hours while standing at a workstation. Workers need to get along well with other people, follow directions, and abide by safety and health rules. We are processing food for human consumption, and follow strict regulations for processing and cleanliness, including personal hygiene for each employee.

What career opportunities are available at Premium Seafoods Group?
PSG is a diverse company, with a variety of different positions which allows our employees to take on new challenges, learn as much as they can, and challenge themselves as much as possible. Visit “Current Job Positions” for a complete list of positions.

Why should I work for Premium Seafoods Group?
The Premium Seafoods Group is located on a beautiful Island called Isle Madame and is part of a well known and touristic destination spot called Cape Breton Island. We are a small, rural, bilingual (French/English) community with a strong Acadian culture. The scenery is indescribable and the people are extremely friendly. The employees of the PSG are part of a very important and cohesive team that contribute immensely to the success of our organization.