Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation (NSEDC) is sponsoring entry-level seafood processing training through the Alaska Vocational Technical Center (AVTEC) in Seward, Alaska for Norton Sound residents. NSEDC will pay tuition, employment documentation costs, transportation, food, and lodging expenses for selected participants.
TRAINING DATES: Oct. 12 – 21, 2015 (Additional days necessary for travel to and from Nome and Seward)
CLASS SIZE: 10 people
NSEDC DOES NOT GUARANTEE EMPLOYMENT FOR TRAINEES OR PLACE TRAINEES DIRECTLY INTO EMPLOYMENT. However, trainees who successfully complete the program will become certified seafood processors who are eligible for hire in onshore processing plants and on processor vessels. NSEDC works with its harvesting partners to obtain as many jobs for Norton Sound residents as possible. During the training, Glacier Fish Company human resources personnel will be interviewing trainees for possible employment.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Send completed NSEDC Seafood Processor Training Applications by fax, e-mail or mail to Tyler Rhodes at:
Fax: (907) 443-2478
Mail: NSEDC PO Box 358 Nome, Alaska 99762
APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 1, 2015
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Tyler Rhodes at (888) 650-2477 or 443-2477 in Nome, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.