Silver Bay Seafoods

Dock Foreman

Full Time Hourly Salaried Non-Exempt

Visión de conjunto

The Dock Foreman provides an integral service to fishing vessels as they come to off-load at the Silver Bay 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.


Essential Functions:

  • Supervise all dock tasks including offloads, servicing ice, etc.
  • Monitor location and well-being of all off-loaded tender equipment.
  • Monitor condition and keep an updated inventory of all dock related equipment.
  • Stay in constant communication with Fishermen and Tank Leads to ensure effective/constant flow of fish into the plant.
  • Provide ice as needed to fishing vessels.
  • Supervise 2-8 Dock Leads.
  • Ensures all OSHA/AKOSH/EPA standards and company policies are being met.
  • Coordinates with crew members of vessels for use of vessel’s crane for removal of hatch covers and stinger manipulation.
  • Operates equipment safely and within its limitations.
  • Maintains good housekeeping of upper and lower dock.
  • Moves product and other materials to and from warehouse, delivery vehicles, vessels, and containers by hand or using forklifts and other equipment.
  • Trains new dock crew.
  • Timely and regular attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.





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



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.  The Dock Foreman must also be highly self-motivated and demonstrate a sound work ethic.   


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

The Dock Foreman position requires driven machinery certifications such as forklift, telehandler, yard goat, and super forklift which in turn requires a valid driver’s license.


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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