Alaska General Seafoods is proud to be one of the top seafood employers in Alaska. AGS offers competitive pay, quality housing, and a culture of workplace safety for all of our employees.

Naknek (Bristol Bay)

The AGS Naknek plant is located approx. 310 miles SW of Anchorage, 1/4 mile east of the town of Naknek, along the Naknek River in Bristol Bay, AK.

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The Ketchikan plant is located in the city of Ketchikan on Revillagigedo Island in the Southeast region of Alaska. The only way to get to Ketchikan is by water or by air.

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Recruiting Events

Alaska General Seafoods is now accepting applications for the 2018 salmon season; please apply by clicking on the Employment Application link. The interviewing and hiring process will begin in March.

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AGS offers competitive pay, quality housing, and a culture of workplace safety for all of our employees. If this sounds good to you, here are some of the qualities that AGS looks for in an employee:

Available to work the full season - usually from mid- June to late July in Bristol Bay and late June to early September in Ketchikan.
Physically able to stand and work long hours (some jobs may have lifting requirements).
Able to get along well with other people in remote and sometimes adverse conditions.
Not afraid of hard work.
Able to maintain a positive attitude.
Willing to follow directions and abide by safety rules.

While there are many different jobs at Alaska General Seafoods, most first year employees will do one or more of the following: Sort, head, gut, clean, grade and prepare fish for freezing/canning. Rack fish for freezing. Break fish from freezer racks. Put frozen fish in boxes. Work on the can line performing one of the many different jobs functions. Sort, grade, clean, and package salmon roe.

Most salmon processing jobs are very repetitive and the working conditions can be cold and wet. Although this isn’t the ideal environment for many people, it is a great opportunity for motivated individuals to work many hours in a short amount of time.

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