There are currently 264 Meat, Poultry and Seafood Process Worker jobs across the Employment Plus network.

Working as a Meat, Poultry and Seafood Process Worker

Average salary: $32,000 - $60,000

Meat, Poultry and Seafood Process Workers handle the slaughter, processing, grading and packaging of meat, poultry, fish and shellfish.

If you are comfortable working with animal products and raw meat, then perhaps it is worth exploring a job as a Meat, Poultry and Seafood Process Worker.

Common duties

  • Facilitating the slaughter of poultry and meat
  • Processing meat, offal, seafood and tripe
  • Unloading meat products onto trucks
  • Moving meat and carcasses to freezers and chillers
  • Separating organs and glands
  • Inspecting poultry, meat and seafood for size and quality
  • Operating machinery to cut, peel, skin and/or crumb meats or seafood

Experience and qualifications

  • You do not need any formal qualifications to work as a Meat, Poultry and Seafood Process Worker, however a course in meat processing or seafood processing may help


  • Able to handle raw meat and seafood
  • Great at following instructions
  • Organisational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Strict adherence to work health and safety and hygiene standards

Call 136 123 or email us to learn more and talk to someone about your eligibility.

Please note that we do experience peak times for phone calls, which could result in some time on hold. We aim to keep inconvenience to a minimum but please note that delays of several minutes are possible.

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