Commercial Fisherman Resume Samples

A Commercial Fisherman uses fishing equipment such as nets, fishing rods, and traps to catch fish and other marine living animals that are either used for human consumption or use as animal bait. The job description entails working as a member of a large crew on big boats to catch fishes. Typical work activities seen on the Commercial Fisherman Resume are – planning fishing operations by identifying the best fishing grounds; estimating the duration of the fishing trip; utilizing fish-finding equipment to locate fish and other aquatic animals; positioning nets, fishing lines, traps and dredges for catching fish; measuring caught fish to determine if they meet the legal requirements and performing basic cleaning duties.

To be successful in this line, you should be extremely fit and be able to operate both manual and complex fishing machinery and equipment. A commercial fisherman should have a good knowledge of various fishing techniques and be able to demonstrate excellent knowledge of fishing laws and fishing knowledge. While there isn’t any formal training needed to secure this job, possessing a vocational diploma in fishing will be a huge advantage.

Commercial Fisherman Resume example

Commercial Fisherman Resume

Summary : To manage opening duties and closing duties by cleaning, setting up a case, restocking, shrinking, and picking up fresh orders. Advise and inform customers about various seafood products.

Skills : Communication Skills, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Repaired equipment, daily janitorial duties, Day-to-day maintenance, and upkeep of the vessel.
    2. Loaded and unloaded vessel equipment and supplies, by hand or using hoisting equipment.
    3. Put fishing equipment into the water and anchor or tow equipment, according to the fishing method used.
    4. Washed decks, conveyors, knives, and other equipment, using brushes, detergents, and water.
    5. Maintained engines, fishing gear, and other on-board equipment and perform minor repairs.
    6. Returned undesirable or illegal catches to the water.
    7. Pulled and guide nets, traps, and lines onto vessels, by hand or using hoisting equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED


Commercial Fisherman Resume

Headline : To Collect and summarize covariate data associated with fisheries evaluations, habitat monitoring, zooplankton monitoring, water quality monitoring, and hatchery facility operations. Possess General knowledge of hunting, camping, and hiking.

Skills : Inventory Management, Attention-to-Detail, Freight Handling.

Description :

    1. Helped prepare the boat to fish.
    2. Reinstalled electrical equipment, antennae communications, flying bridge set up.
    3. Helped organize fishing gear (12 nets) for the season.
    4. Helped de-winterizing the boat for the season.
    5. Helped load the nets on the reel (3 nets.) help do the grocery and supply shopping before the boat launch.
    6. Helped keep an even distribution of fish poundage in the six fish holding tanks.
    7. Secured the brail bags to picking hooks so they can be safely crane lifted out of the tanks and onto the tender.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Commercial Fisherman Resume

Headline : Responsible worker proficient in the field of forestry and fisheries work. Passionate and motivated, with a drive for excellence. Great listener and a very hard worker, great communication skills.

Skills : Operation Monitoring, Operation and Control, Critical Thinking.

Description :

    1. Put fishing equipment into the water and anchor or tow equipment, according to the fishing method used.
    2. Maintained engines, fishing gear, and other on-board equipment; and perform minor repairs.
    3. Sorted, packed, and stored catch in holds with salt and ice.
    4. Returned undesirable or illegal catches to the water.
    5. Pulled and guide nets, traps, and lines onto vessels, by hand or using hoisting equipment.
    6. Oversaw the purchase of supplies, gear, and equipment such as fuel, netting, and cables.
    7. Attached nets, slings, hooks, blades, and/or lifting devices to cables, booms, hoists, and/or dredges.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Commercial Fisherman Resume

Objective : To obtain a Commercial Fisherman position. Well versed with the knowledge of fisheries and knowledge of research and statistical methods. Good observational and analytical skills

Skills : Inventory Control, Active Listening, Judgment and Decision Making.

Description :

    1. Transported fish to processing plants or to buyers.
    2. Attached nets, slings, hooks, and other lifting devices to cables, booms, and hoists.
    3. Loaded equipment and supplies aboard the vessel by hand or using hoisting equipment.
    4. Signaled other workers to move, hoist, and position loads.
    5. Attached accessories, such as floats, weights, and markers to nets and lines.
    6. Pulled and guided nets and lines onto the vessel. Removed fish from nets and hooks.
    7. Sorted and cleaned marine life and returns undesirable and illegal catch to sea.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Commercial Fisherman Resume

Summary : To contribute a comprehensive experience and educational background for a challenging position in the medical administration field.

Skills : Complex Problem Solving, Troubleshooting, Social Perceptiveness.

Description :

    1. Responsible for a crew of two to four, for up to fourteen-day trips.
    2. Responsible for all preventive maintenance, boat, and diesel engine repair and periodic replacement of required safety gear.
    3. Quality control was of major concern in delivering fish in excellent condition.
    4. Stationed primarily in the West Pacific, with two tours and extensive deployments.
    5. Charged with monitoring the drug and alcohol abuse program, and providing counseling.
    6. Recruited for five years in the following capacities Military Processing Station, Portland, Maine.
    7. Processed station Marine representative charged with the screening of applicants for criminal offenses and drug use.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Equivalent

Commercial Fisherman Resume

Summary : As a Commercial Fisherman responsible for aquatic organism passage database and annual assessments. Ability and willingness to demonstrate various techniques, and train others to fish

Skills : Quality Control Analysis, Dependability, Persistence.

Description :

    1. Prepared fish and seafood for general purchases.
    2. Cleaned and trimmed down large fish and seafood carcasses.
    3. Handled customer service issues.
    4. Made recommendations for which fish or seafood products to purchase at the counter.
    5. Prepared pre-made seafood dishes by cutting, filleting, and seasoning the meal for immediate cooking.
    6. Worked closely with the Seafood Manager in order to place orders for seafood and fish.
    7. Invested in creating a warm and safe environment for our customers and store employees.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED

Commercial Fisherman Resume

Headline : To assist with the operation of fish collection facilities and coordinate and lead spawning ground survey efforts on rivers and streams within watersheds associated with hydro projects.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Pulled gill nets by hand in a variety of different locations.
    2. Performed maintenance on the boat and its mechanics.
    3. Loaded and unloaded fish and crabs.
    4. Transported seafood to the market, grading the fish or crabs out, packaging, having extensive knowledge.
    5. Maintained composure under high pressure, having the ability to make split-second, potentially life-threatening.
    6. Executed alternative solutions in a quick and precise manner.
    7. Served guests in a timely manner by taking their orders and packed them properly.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D.

Commercial Fisherman Resume

Summary : To assist with fisheries related-public outreach and environmental education events, conduct stream, and riparian restoration work as part of the zone habitat restoration team.

Skills : Excellent Communication Skills, Time Management.

Description :

    1. Demonstrated that customers come first by serving them with a sense of urgency.
    2. Maintained a pleasant and professional customer interaction.
    3. Shared knowledge of products with customers and make professional recommendations.
    4. Provided premier customer service, including greeting them and responding to question.
    5. Unloaded products from trucks, Cutting, and preparing seafood for sale.
    6. Operated pallet jack, scissor lift, baler, compactor and scrub machine
    7. Dynamically sold products by providing customers with the information needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
G.E.D.

Commercial Fisherman Resume

Summary : To support watershed and stream assessments by working as part of a field team that performs habitat surveys. Includes road inventories, stream habitat inventories, channel typing, habitat typing, woody debris, and riparian inventories.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Vessel Maintenance, Routine Boat Maintenance.

Description :

    1. Operated and managed fishing vessels from27 to 80 feet in length.
    2. Trained and supervised crews of 3 to 5 people.
    3. Applied extensive knowledge of local waters to navigate vessels safely to and from fishing grounds.
    4. Negotiated contracts with land-based processors.
    5. Observed all Coast Guard regulations and marine mammal protection laws.
    6. Harvested numerous species of fish and crab from the Aleutian chain.
    7. Maintained and repaired marine engines, hydraulic systems, and water circulation refrigeration units.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED

Commercial Fisherman Resume

Headline : Seeking a Commercial Fisherman position. Versatile, quick to assimilate new concepts, and dedicated to effectively.

Skills : Operations Management, Basic Maintenance..

Description :

    1. Fished all openers and all rivers in the fisheries area.
    2. Ran all operations on the deck which includes; employee(s), boat operations, coordinating with Capitan.
    3. Rolled of Capitan for many night openings and occasionally day openers as well.
    4. Stowed away gear and winterizing the boat for the following season.
    5. Logged enough hours to earn a captain's license and the honor of being referred to as a true Bristol Bay Fisherman.
    6. Prepared daily salads and rotisserie chicken while slicing meats and cheeses.
    7. Cooked seafood for display cases and consumers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS