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Taylor Shellfish Farms

Specialty Oyster Farm Worker

O113 · Bow, Washington
Department O113
Employment Type Full-Time
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.


As a member of the Flip-Bag crew you will be responsible for taking part in the harvest, transplanting, and planting of specialty oysters. This requires the ability to handle heavy loads and be able to lift 60lbs repeatedly throughout the day. The worker is responsible for completing each task they are assigned for pay to be counted.

A crew member is responsible for the equipment assigned to them, and must be able to work day or night tides in all types of weather conditions. This means the crew members must wear appropriate protective clothing. Flip-Bag crews are to report to their crew boss for hours, places, and transportation.


· Harvesting, planting, and transplanting Flip-Bag oysters

· Installing Flip-Bag Infrastructure

· Assisting with regular boat work

· Would be a plus if you have Washington Boaters card, or out of state equivalent

· General maintenance of farm

· Must be a hard worker

· Must be willing to work long hours


Must complete safety orientation prior to working on the beach.
Must be able to work in all weather conditions, wet, cold, hot, dry.
Must be able to work day and night as tides vary throughout the different seasons.
Must be physically able to lift and handle sixty pounds consistently throughout the day.
Must be able to speak and understand English.
Must wear proper safety gear when necessary.
Must work well with other crew members
Must be able to swim.
Must have own supply of rain gear, and head light.
Must be capable of understanding and following instructions from the crew boss and being accountable to him/her for work. (Skipper)
Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions at various times of the day and night.
Must be able to turn in his/her own time sheets with accurate numbers on them at the end of every two-week period.
Must pick up any garbage found on the beach and never leave any of their own garbage on the because
Must maintain proper employee conduct including being aware and respectful of the time of day, noise level, and the homeowners that surround the beaches.


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 over a 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, a tuition reimbursement program and options for a flex spending and dependent care account are also available.


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  • Location
    Bow, Washington
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $13.50/hour + production bonus