Job Position

Fish Cutter

Employee Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Cleans fish on-board performing any combination of following tasks, alone or as member of crew.
  2. Scrapes scales from fish with knife.
  3. Cuts or rips fish from vent to throat with knife and tears out viscera gills.
  4. Cuts off head of fish with knife, drops head in tub, and slides fish along table to next worker.
  5. Washes blood from abdominal cavity by dropping fish in tub of water or by use of hose, and removes discoloured membrane from abdomen lining with knife, spoon, scraper, glove, or piece of burlap.
  6. Cuts gashes along sides of fish to facilitate salt penetration during curing.
  7. Cuts fish behind gill slits, draws knife along backbone and ribs to free fillet boneless portion of flesh, lays fillet skin side down on table, and draws knife laterally between skin flesh to remove skin.
  8. Cuts and trims fish to size for display or as ordered by customer, using handtools and power equipment, such as grinder, cubing machine, and power saw.
  9. Cleans and cuts fish and poultry.
  10. May shape, lace, and tie cuts by hand, using boning knife, skewer, and twine to form roasts.
  11. May place fish in containers to be wrapped by other workers.
  12. May place fish on trays in display counter.
  13. May clean work area.
  14. May unload fish from delivery truck and store meat into refrigerator.
  15. May wrap and weigh fish for customers and collect money for sales.
  16. May inspect and grade fish and be designated fish Inspector
  17. As are required, to be able to work evenings and weekends with appropriate notice.
  18. To be willing, and able, to work across the department to meet the demands of the role; to work from different site

Staff Qualifications/Skills:

  1. Customer service,
  2. Meeting sales goals
  3. Closing skills
  4. Territory management
  5. Prospecting skills
  6. Negotiation
  7. Self-confidence
  8. Product knowledge
  9. Presentation skills
  10. Client relationships
  11. Motivation for sales

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  1. Three to five years of industry sales experience
  2. Concentration in marketing, promotions, advertising sales, or business administration preferred
  3. Familiarity with office software and phone systems

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