Fish Bin Tender

Open chute gates to release fishes into various bins.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Fish Bin Tenders do?

Opens chute gates to release fish into various bins, according to species, and onto conveyor for transfer to cleaning machine. Expedites flow of fish, using wooden rake, hoe, or water hose. Shovels chipped ice into bins to preserve fish. Sorts fish according to species and size, and discards spoiled or damaged fish.

Should I be a Fish Bin Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Elevator Tender, Fish-Bin Tender

    How to become a Fish Bin Tender

    Most Fish Bin Tenders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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