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Taylor Shellfish Farms

Geoduck Farmer

G123 – Shelton, Washington
Department G123
Employment Type Full Time Regular
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $13.50/ hour + production bonus

Taylor Shellfish Farms is one of the largest producers of farmed shellfish in North America.  The company is quickly growing in sustainable shellfish farming with new techniques and innovative growing methods. 


Taylor Shellfish Farms is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, material status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with federal, state and local ordinances. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.   



Geoduck Bay Workers unload the seed from the boat and place it into trays before distributing a proper amount into a small bucket filled with water for themselves and others.  The stomping crew will work together to move the bags of clean tubes off of a scow and up the beach to where they will be stomped.  The crew boss will show the stompers where to lay down the lines to begin setting up the tubes.  The stomper also helps reload empty bags, as well as bags of broken tubes back onto the scow.  The pullers will remove the protective netting that covers the tubes. This net may be placed back on top of the geoduck site after pulling depending on the site.  



  • Ability to sit, stand and/or walk on uneven ground    

  • The employee will be required to stoop, bend, kneel, twist, and squat   

  • The employee needs to be able to lift up to 50 lbs. (Regularly required to exert up to 20 lbs. of force, frequently required to exert up to 50 lbs. of force, occasionally required to exert up to 125 lbs. of force)   

  • The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus  

  • Must be able to speak and hear well enough to communicate with co-workers, supervisors and managers  

  • Must be able to use hands for repetitive simple grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation  

  • Must have agility and balance to safely climb on machines, boats, etc.   

  • May be required to work at other work sites/locations as needed 

  • May be required to do other tasks as needed 



Here at Taylor Shellfish we offer health insurance for the employee and their family with incredibly low premium costs and annual deductibles. We offer dental, vision, plus an excellent 401K program with 100% match up to 5% of the employee’s gross income. We also offer paid time off which starts to accrue immediately and gives you a whole week of paid time off in the first year (dependent on hours worked), plus 6 paid holidays a year, amazing company discounts, paid training through the company and a tuition reimbursement program. 



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  • Location
    Shelton, Washington
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time Regular
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $13.50/ hour + production bonus
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