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Where we are located: The AGS Naknek Cannery is located approximately 310 miles southwest of Anchorage, 1/4 mile east of the town of Naknek, along the Naknek River in Bristol Bay. Within the town of Naknek are a few grocery stores, a post office, a few hotels/restaurants, and a hardware store. In Naknek, room and board are provided by us in our bunkhouses if you are hired. If you are in Naknek prior to being hired, hotels and camping are usually available.

Hours: Work in the freezer will be split into 12 - 14 hour shifts per day. The cannery usually works for 13 hours per day. Hours are not guaranteed and the hours worked depend entirely on how the salmon season harvest goes. We expect workers to stay on the job until released.

Housing & Meals: AGS does offer their employees a place to stay and provides meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner). Housing is dormitory style (2 persons per room). Each room is furnished with a desk, and place to hang clothing. We provide washers, dryers and shower facilities.

What you must bring: By law, you must furnish documents within three days of being hired that prove your identity and show that you can legally work in the United States. For a list of acceptable documents, contact the State Employment Service office or Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) office nearest you.

What else to bring:

Baseball hat and warm hat with ear covers for cold weather, 3 sets of warm work clothes, layered clothing in soft luggage or seabag. Items such as required medication (a two months supply), extra eyeglasses or contacts, towels/washcloths, toilet articles, non-electric alarm clock, a small notebook to keep track of your hours, and addresses. Identification and right-to-work in the U. S. documents. Bring enough money for extras such as medicine, candy, etc.


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