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BILOXI, MS

Biloxi , MS

FISHERMEN

BILOXI, MS
Biloxi, MS Full-time
Posted on January 26, 2019
FISHERMAN. Alpha VESSELCO, LLC (MOSS POINT, MS). 19 OPENINGS. TEMP, F/T JOB FROM 4/1/19 TO 11/3/19. ASSIST IN THE PERFORMANCE OF ALL ASPECTS OF THE PURSE BOAT OPERATION. TASKS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, WORKING W/NETS, NET DEPLOYMENT RETRIEVING EQPMT BAILING FISH FROM NET TO STEAMER. RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING VESSEL IN SANITARY, ORGANIZED CONDITION. COMPLETE ALL TASKS SAFELY. REPORT ALL HAZARDS, ACCIDENTS, INJURIES, OR ENVIRONMENTAL EXCURSIONS TO CAPTAIN OR A MEMBER OF THE MGMT TEAM IMMEDIATELY. FOLLOW ALL TERMS/CONDITIONS OF FISHERMAN AGREEMENT. WORK Schedule: M-F, 6am-6pm, times may vary w/a min. of 35 hrs/wk. Hrs are no set hrs. Fishing duties to be performed only during daylight hrs. Reqs 1 month purse seining exp. Must be able to: Work in cold, wet, hot, & humid weather; Work on feet in bent, stooped or staying positions for long periods of time; Lift up to 50 lbs consistently all day long. Background check & post-offer, pre/post-employment drug screening&will be carried out equally between US workers & H2B workers. Must pass post-offer, pre-employment physical exam at employers expense. These reqmts are for all US & H-2B workers. Observing safety procedures & proper use of safety devices is a condition of employment. Rate of Pay: $.49 piece rate per 1,000 fish caught ($.46 piece rate for fishermen with less than 2 yrs exp). However wage rate will in no case be less than $18.58/hr. O/T not available. A single workweek will be used to compute wages due. Wages paid bi-weekly. All deductions from workers paycheck reqd by law will be made. Employer will provide workers at no charge all tools, supplies, & eqpmt reqd to perform job. Employer guarantees to offer work for hrs equal to at least 3/4ths of workdays in each 12-week period of total employment period. Employer will pay upfront for all visa, visa processing, border crossing, & other related fees, including those mandated by government (excluding passport fees). Ground transport to place of employment will be provided by employer at no cost to worker (air travel paid upfront); Ground expenses & subsistence costs will be reimbursed to worker during the 1st work week. Daily subsistence will be provided at a rate of $12.26/day during travel to a max of $51.00/day w/receipts. If worker does not complete at least 1/2 of employment period, worker is expected to refund employer. Return transport will be provided if worker completes employment period or is dismissed early by employer. Housing is not available. However, accommodations on vessel may be available when in port if reqd at no charge. Workers are provided a weekly meal allowance. Any overages above set meal allowance will be deducted from payroll biweekly as permitted. Contact: andy.schmitz@omegaprotein.com; T. 228-246-9876. Apply/inquire for job at the nearest WIN Job Center at 1604 Denny Ave., Pascagoula, MS 39567, or online at http://mdes.ms.gov/ Refer to JO#289543.