As a benefit of being a current dues paying member of our Union, we gladly post our members credentials in hopes of finding them work.
Experience: Conventional pot
Positions: Deck hand
Vessels: FV Republic, FV Eclipse
References: To be provided
KIRK VAN DOREN
Phone: (916) 934-3277
Experience: 32 yrs pot and longline fisheries Alaska and Washington and ran my own boat the Heather Kay and was hired skipper Lucky Lady, China B
Positions: Deckhand, deckhand cook and have been hired skipper
Vessels: F\V Eclipse, F\V Golden Chalice, F\V Berge, F\V Sunset, F\V Alaskan, F\V Republic, captained F\V Heather Kay, F\V China B, F\V Lucky Lady. Deck handed on crab boats F\V Lady Alaska, F\V Alaska Trader, F\V Couger, F\V Katrena M
Gear Type: Conventional stuck longline gear; have some auto baiting experience. Single pot and longline pot experience.
Years: 32 yrs longline, 18yrs pot fishing
References: Charlie Peterson F\V Patricia Sue, Mark Worly owner F\V Golden Chalice, Kelly Brennen past owner of F\V Eclipse and F\V Alaskan
Phone: (360) 461-5652
Experience: Albacore tuna, blackcod, trolled salmon, tendered salmon.
Vessels: Mckenize Rose, Itasca, Windwalker, Marycatherine, Seawolf, Desiree
Gear Type: snap on gear skate gear
CHAD DOUGLAS RUNYAN
Experience: Six years studying/working fishing vessels structures, systems and fishing practices.
Positions: Deckhand, Cook, Jr. Engineer/Assistant Engineer
Vessels: All non-union fishing vessels.
Gear Type: Pot/Trap, Jig/Troll and Longline.
Years: 6 yrs
References: Upon request
Objective: To work on a commercial fishing vessel as a deckhand with interests to become the engineer understanding all systems and practices and advance to other positions either the Captain and Owner believe I am ready for.
If you are looking to hire a crewman from our list, please contact the fishermen listed above directly at the telephone number given.
If you are a paid-in-full member and wish to have your resume posted, please fill out this form, and we will post your information ASAP.
If you are a crewman looking for work but not a member of the Deep Sea Fishermen's Union yet, call our office at 206.783.2922 or download a Membership Form, and we'll collect your dues and get you signed up.
Positions fill quickly, however, during the course of the season positions may become available. Keep in touch with the Union, in case any of our skippers call and need a crewman. If you do get a job from one of our postings we would appreciate you joining the Union. We exist with the support of our membership dues. Thank you.
Please also take a look at these links to other websites we have found that have fishing jobs posted.
United Fishermen of Alaska Jobs
Dept. of Labor/State of Alaska's Job Bank-Seafood Category
Skippers in need of crew, please fill out the form below or call our office 206.783.2922 and we will post the position online asap.