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United States of America
Human Resources

Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.




Summary:  The Recruiter will be responsible for managing open positions for a variety of functions within Trident to ensure that it meets its hiring goals. This includes partnering with hiring managers and human resources to define positions, develop and implement candidate generation strategies, and manage the interviewing and selection process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partners with hiring managers on a variety of searches, including hourly and salaried positions. Communicates status regularly to hiring managers throughout the recruiting process. Proactively identifies issues and solicits feedback from the hiring manager to ensure that each search is on target.
  • Develops candidate generation plans (sourcing plans) to effectively reach broad and diverse pools of candidates. Drives proactive outreach and implements effective job engagement strategies.
  • Develops and maintains network of contacts to help identify and source qualified candidates; builds a pipeline of candidates.
  • Initiates advertising and identifies advertising outlets. Keeps up with current recruiting trends including social media, job boards, veteran organizations, and others. Attends appropriate events.
  • Ensures recruiting and hiring process meets legal and regulatory guidelines and best practices, including OFCCP, EEO, ADA, Title VII, and others.
  • Learns the business.  Travels to locations to learn and maintains first-hand knowledge of the workings of our operations.  
  • Tracks all recruiting activity using an online applicant tracking system to collect accurate recruiting data that will support the continued analysis and improvement.

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions 
  • Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and/or safety trainings
  • Performs other or similar duties as requested.


Minimum Requirements




  • A minimum of 2 years’ recruiting experience.
  • Experience recruiting for a wide variety of positions preferred.  Experience recruiting in a production, manufacturing, corporate or operations environment preferred. 


  •  Bachelor’s Degree preferred.


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in positions requiring communication with a broad and diverse audience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a highly dynamic environment and the ability to work with flexibility, efficiency, and diplomacy both individually and as part of a complex team.
  • Results-driven and action-oriented:  must be capable of working in a fast-paced, self-directed, and changing environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills.


Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.