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Career Changers

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& Anyone Else Looking to Find Their Bliss

  • Sitka
  • % of the catch


Deckhands Needed On Fishing Boats in Alaska

Why work a job in Alaska?

  • Excellent earning potential!
  • Free transportation often provided (from point of hire)*
  • Free or subsidized room and board*
  • Enjoy Alaska’s beautiful scenery & activities
  • Make new friends
  • Learn new skills
  • And more!

*Benefits will vary by employer. Please confirm your benefits package before accepting employment.

Why should I check out AlaskaJobFinder?

Alaska fishing jobs are fairly plentiful, but to land a job, it takes a lot more than just getting a list of addresses and phone numbers. It takes having in-depth industry knowledge and a proven strategy. You need to understand the complexities of the Alaska fishing industry. Having tips from industry insiders and employees also helps.

One of the worst things a person can do is to call Alaska fishing companies and waste their time asking a bunch of basic questions. You need to respect their time. As with any job, you need to spend a little time educating yourself about the industry. This will set you apart from most of the others looking for a job in the Alaska fishing industry.

We will provide you with the necessary Alaska fishing industry knowledge, a game plan on how to get the job that’s right for you, and proven strategies on how to maximize your earnings. Plus a lot more!

What specifically does AlaskaJobFinder offer?

  • Featured Jobs – Job postings from employers that need employees right now! Many of these job postings are not advertised anywhere else.
  • List your resume and personal profile in our proprietary JobSeekers Database that employers can search to fill open positions.
  • Over 140 pages worth of up-to-date information on working in Alaska’s fishing industry. (including detailed descriptions of the work; lots of insider tips on how to find the best jobs; worker interviews; maps; town profiles; etc.)
  • Detailed profiles of over 8,000 commercial fishing boat employers (including crab boats, salmon boats, longlining boats, and herring boats, etc)
  • Detailed profiles of over 2,500 sports fishing charter boat employers
  • Detailed profiles of over 80 onshore and offshore seafood processing employers 
  • Not just fishing jobs! We have lots of job listings and detailed profiles of cruise lines, tour companies, adventure travel companies, fishing/wilderness lodges and other great employers in Alaska.
  • Video clips showing you interviews and actual footage of working in the fishing industry.
  • Lots of photos, maps and graphs showing all aspects of Alaska’s fishing industry

Whether you are looking for a great summer job or employment in the fall, winter or spring, AlaskaJobFinder can help you find the Alaska job that is best suited for you.

If you are serious about getting a job in Alaska’s fishing industry, you must check out

Our database contains profiles of just about every fishing boat in Alaska. You can search the database to find the employer who is best suited to your needs.

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