• In 2016, there were 6300+ people employed in the Seafood Processing Sector
  • In 2016, there were over 12,000+ Fish Harvesters in Nova Scotia.
  • In 2015, there were 634 people employed in the Aquaculture Sector.
  • In 2015, Nova Scotia exported 1.68 billion dollars in seafood.
  • 35% of Canada’s shellfish exports come from Nova Scotia.
  • Nova Scotia contributes more than 27% of Canada’s total seafood exports.
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FishJobs.ca is your source for career, training and employment opportunities in the seafood processing, fish harvesting and aquaculture sectors in Nova Scotia!

The Nova Scotia Fisheries Sector Council has established itself as the key fisheries human resource and training organization in the province. Our work directly reflects the needs of employers and workers and has contributed to major advances in labour force development and planning in Nova Scotia.

The purpose of this site is to have a “one stop” portal that will help potential new entrants learn more about the industry, along with finding a potential job. We encourage employers to promote their available jobs on the site and take advantage of securing new talent!

Our Mission

The Nova Scotia Fisheries Sector Council (NSFSC) is dedicated to planning and implementing human resource development strategies to attract new entrants to aquaculture, fish harvesting and processing careers, and promoting competitiveness and higher quality standards for seafood products.

Our main activities focus around the following actions:

  • Human Resource Planning
  • Attraction and Retention
  • Industry Capacity Building and Training
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