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Salish Strait Seafoods - Employment Opportunity

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JOB OPPORTUNITY - “Ice Plant Production Manager”

Salish Strait Seafoods Ltd. is offering an exclusive job opportunity to the members of the company's five owning nations (Nanoose, Malahat, Sooke, Beecher Bay and Tsawout) until January 18, 2012.


This position will start in February 2013 and is based out of the Tsawout First Nation reserve in Saanichton.


This position requires a knowledge of basic refrigeration systems, including knowledge of modern refrigerants, the role of evaporators, compressors, condensers and expansion devices. Simple maintenance duties of refrigeration will be required.

The position requires the ability to work in minus 30 degree Celsius for several hours at a time (appropriate gear will be provided), working with an ice maker, an ice auger and other equipment. Jobs duties include sanitizing equipment and keeping a daily logbook of maintenance and production statistics.

The successful candidate will be required to fill orders for cash sales at the ice plant and thus needs to be comfortable dealing with the general public in a friendly and professional manner.

Required Qualifications:

  • must be at least 21 years of age 
  • must be in good physical health
  • must have basic knowledge of all the components of refrigeration systems

Preference will be given to applicants who:

  • have at least two years experience in providing customer service in a professional environment
  • have experience managing client accounts and daily logbooks


For a fully qualified person with all of the above skills and experience, a starting hourly wage $18.

Please submit resume, with work experience and at least three references, to Fiona at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or to the company office at 7728 Tetayut Rd., Saanichton, BC V8M 2E4