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Seafood Processor - General Labor

Alaska General Seafoods Portland, OR
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Experience Alaska! Alaska General Seafoods is looking for energetic, adventurous, hardworking people to join our team and Work in Naknek, Alaska. Alaska General Seafoods is a salmon processing facility located off the Naknek River; home to the largest sockeye salmon run in the world. We process millions of pounds of salmon each season!

We require our employees to travel to Naknek, Alaska for 4-6 weeks in the summer from mid June to the end of July. During peak season, work hours could be anywhere from 12-18 hours a day, 7 days a week. All those hours will add up for lots of overtime! However, work depends on the salmon season harvest and hours are not guaranteed. *If there are no fish, there is no work.*

We Provide:

  • Round trip airfare from Seattle, Washington (or Anchorage, Alaska) to King Salmon, Alaska and then a short bus trip to Naknek.
  • Housing and meals are also provided at no cost to you.

Available Positions are diverse and range from processing salmon fillets, to packaging salmon roe, harvesting salmon oils, boxing the salmon for shipping or working in the freezing facility just to name a few. Not only can you make a good amount of money in a short period of time, you will have an experience to last a lifetime. This job is perfect for students who want to travel to Alaska and seek seasonal work or anyone looking for a new kind of adventure.


  • Available to work the full season - approximately mid June to the end of July in Naknek, AK.
  • Willing and able to travel by aircraft to remote locations in Alaska.
  • Physically able to stand and work long hours (some jobs may have lifting requirements).
  • Able to get along well with other people in remote and sometimes adverse conditions.
  • Not afraid of hard work.
  • Able to maintain a positive attitude.
  • Willing to work and live in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Willing to follow directions and abide by safety rules.

Alaska General Seafoods supports and is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity.

Alaska General Seafoods

Why Work Here?

Join us for the summer and experience Alaska, land of the midnight sun!

AGS is a socially responsible seafood processing company that purchases fresh seafood from independent fishermen, who harvest their wild catch from sustainable fisheries in a responsible manner from the cold pristine waters of Alaska. AGS produces canned, fresh and frozen seafood and sells to wholesale customers around the world. Our seafood products are manufactured in processing facilities which are certified at the highest levels, by both state and federal regulators and independent food inspection agencies, to ensure our seafood products are wholesome and of high quality. AGS’s headquarters are located in Kenmore, Washington. The company has a total of 3 locations in Alaska: two processing plants (one in Naknek and the second in Ketchikan, Alaska) and a Fish Camp in Egegik, Alaska. The Naknek processing plant and Egegik fish camp are both located in Bristol Bay, home of the world’s largest wild sockeye salmon fishery. Thirty to Fifty percent of the world’s supply of wild sockeye salmon comes from Bristol Bay. The sockeye fishery usually runs from mid-June to late July. Our Ketchikan, Alaska plant is located in Southeast Alaska (or the Panhandle) and is open from late June to the end of August. SE Alaska is known for its abundance of pink and chum salmon. AGS employs a diverse workforce and takes pride in providing a safe and healthy workplace for our employees. Alaska Business Monthly Magazine listed AGS as one of the top 100 employers in Alaska. At AGS, we support local and regional charitable organizations by providing financial support as well as donating seafood products.


Mile 1 Alaska Peninsula Hwy, Naknek, AK 99633
Portland, OR