Skills Fish Plant Worker in the Cariboo Region

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "fish plant worker" was moved from the group Fish and seafood plant workers (NOC 9463) to the group Fish and seafood plant workers (NOC 94142).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a fish plant worker in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Fish and seafood plant workers (NOC 94142).

Tasks

  • Cut, clean and trim fish or seafood prior to marketing or further processing
  • Scrape away scales, cut fish, separate fillets and remove scrap parts using knife
  • Check fish fillets to determine optimal number and size of fillet sections, cut sections according to specifications and place in container for weighing
  • Check products and packaging for defects and to ensure conformance to company standards and perform corrective machine adjustments as required
  • Disjoint and remove meat from lobsters or other crustaceans preparatory to canning or further processing
  • Record production information
  • Set up and operate machines to can, bag, box or otherwise package fish and seafood products
  • Set up and operate machines to clean, cut, cook, smoke, brine, dehydrate or otherwise process fish or seafood products

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Handling Goods and Materials Help -
    • Loading and Unloading
    • Sorting
  • Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help -
    • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
    • Operating Mobile Equipment
    • Mechanical Installing, Maintaining and Repairing
  • Service and Care Help -
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
    • Serving Others
    • Protecting and Enforcing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Counselling and Nurturing
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Processing Information
    • Managing Information

    Knowledge

  • Manufacturing and Production Help -
    • Food Production and Agriculture
    • Processing and Production
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