Silver Bay Seafoods

  • Dock Foreman

    Seasonal Non-Exempt
  • Overview

    Silver Bay Seafoods' California operation is currently looking for a Dock Foreman to work at our Ventura location. This is a seasonal position. While working, the Dock Foreman will be expected to work up to 16 hours a day, 7 days for up to 3 months at a time. 

    The Dock Foreman provides an integral service to fishing vessels as they come to off-load at the California Seafoods dock.  They coordinate with Fleet, Plant and Production Managers, as well as fishing vessels to organize and schedule efficient offloads.  The Dock Foreman typically runs a crew of 2-8 Dock Leads.



    • Supervise all dock tasks including offloads, servicing ice, etc.
    • Monitor all CA locations and well-being of all off-loading equipment.
    • Monitor condition and keep an updated inventory of all dock related equipment.
    • Stay in constant communication with Plant/Logistics Coordinator.
    • Provide ice as needed to fishing vessels.
    • Supervise 2-8 Dock Leads.
    • Ensures all CALOSHA/EPA/Safety standards and company policies are being met.
    • Operates equipment safely and within its limitations.
    • Maintains good housekeeping of upper and lower dock.
    • Trains new dock crew.
    • Timely and regular attendance.
    • Other duties as assigned.



    Ability to read and comprehend advanced instructions in English.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations to crew members, and other employees of Silver Bay Seafoods.  Ability to add/subtract two digit numbers and multiply/divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money, weight measurement, volume, and distance.  Dock Foreman must exhibit strong multi-tasking and time management skills as well as excellent written/verbal communication.  Dock Foreman must be competent in working with both hand and power tools. The Dock Foreman must also be highly self-motivated and demonstrate a sound work ethic.   



    High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred but not required.  2+ years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

    The Dock Foreman position requires driven machinery certifications such as forklift, crane and other dock related equipment.


    Work Environment:

    Dock Foreman are regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  They are frequently exposed to a full spectrum of outside weather conditions from wet/humid conditions with extreme cold to dry sunny conditions with exposure to direct sunlight.  The Dock Foreman is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment can be loud at times. 


    Physical Demands:

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk or hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision and depth perception.


    Mental Activities:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use teamwork skills.  The employee will frequently use interpersonal and customer service skills.  Employee must be able to withstand moderate to high levels of stress. 


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