This article submitted by COOKE AQUACULTURE

BLACKS HARBOUR, NB – August 18, 2020 – Cooke Aquaculture is looking for more than 100 people throughout Atlantic Canada for a variety of good paying jobs including seafood processing, vessel crews, truck drivers and more.

“We’re an exciting, growing family company and we have terrific teams working throughout Atlantic Canada. Our people are dedicated, community-minded and have built a positive work environment,” said Joel Richardson, Vice President of Public Relations.

“Job seekers who want to earn more money in a rewarding career can view the full list of jobs and apply online right now at or visit @MyCookeCareer on Facebook. In many roles, no experience is necessary, we will train new employees right on the job while they are being paid.”

“Cooke is hiring in every Atlantic province right now. We have lots of full-time positions available with good pay, bonuses, health benefits, a retirement savings plan and a real opportunity to grow,” Richardson said.

Some of the job opportunities include:

  • Processing – Fish Processing Workers, Production Supervisors, Lead Hands
  • Saltwater Sea Sites – Site Managers, Deckhands, Marine Technicians, Vessel Captains
  • Transportation – Truck/Tractor Trailer Drivers

“As a family company we treat our people fairly, like part of a family. We believe our employees are the most valuable part of our organization. For those looking for flexibility, we are also offering contract term positions and shift options to suit individuals needs,” explained Richardson.

Cooke is also offering a Refer a Friend rewards program for current employees and new recruits at its processing plants in Blacks Harbour and St. George. People who know someone who works with Cooke should ask them about the Refer a Friend program. When employees Refer a Friend to work with Cooke’s processing team, they can each earn cash bonuses.

Its commitment to building a strong company that is dedicated to its people and its communities has helped Cooke Aquaculture earn a place as one of Canada’s Best Managed companies – a designation it has held for 15 consecutive years.

This is the company’s 35th year as an Atlantic Canadian family business having begun in 1985 in Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick. Cooke employs 2,000 people in Atlantic Canada and 10,000 globally across seafood operations in 10 different countries.

“We continue to deliver sustainable, high-quality True North Seafood products to dinner tables locally and around the world,” Richardson said.


About Cooke Aquaculture Inc.

Cooke Aquaculture Inc. is a vertically integrated family company based in Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick, with salmon farming operations in Atlantic Canada, the United States, Chile and Scotland as well as seabass and seabream farming operations in Spain. Cooke ships fresh, sustainable True North Seafood Company branded products to over 67 countries. Cooke is committed to building strong working waterfronts in rural coastal communities through continuous improvement of top-quality seafood production and environmental performance.


Joel Richardson
Vice President, Public Relations
Cooke Aquaculture Inc.
40 Wellington Row, Saint John, NB, Canada E2L3H3
+1 (506) 721-1093 mobile/ +1 (506) 694-4900 office

Twitter: @cookeseafood
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