We are a company dedicated to producing quality products in a quality workplace. With a proven track record of growth, we offer good jobs with a future. All positions are based in our Portland, Maine facility.

Bristol is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applications. We offer full-time, year-round employment with competitive pay and benefits that include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, short term disability, long term disability, life insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, retirement savings and free parking.

Production Jobs:

Our primary production shift begins at 5:30 a.m. and runs Monday through Friday. Many positions require the ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.

The Fillet Department: We run both a hand-cutting line and a machine line to process whole fish into fillets and other cuts.  Positions include hand cutting, trimming, machine operations, packing, and production assistants.

The Scallop Department: Scallops from around the world are processed in our facility.  Graders, packers and production helpers are key department positions.

Plant Services Department: The crew in this department handles various services for production including box making, maintenance and sanitation. Plant Services operate shifts that extend beyond the processing day.

Shipping and Receiving:

All incoming and outgoing products are controlled here.  The department runs from 5:00 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Friday, with overlapping coverage.  CDL class B drivers for our interstate short haul routes and airport deliveries are part of this department.

Administrative and Sales Office:

Our Administration, Purchasing, Sales, Marketing and Quality Departments are located with our production facility.  Please follow the link below to see our current opportunities.


General Applications (local applicants only please) – Portland, ME

  • We will train!
  • Immediate Openings!
  • Full Time with Benefits!
  • Year Round Positions – not seasonal!
  • Many Opportunities for Advancement!

Love the hustle and bustle of the waterfront? Want to work in the fastest growing seafood business in Maine? Join the Bristol team. Bristol Seafood is a progressive, growing Company nestled in the trendy Old Port district of Portland, Maine, known for its cobblestone streets, 19th century brick buildings and fishing piers. The district is filled with boutiques, restaurants and waterfront businesses.Immediate Opening – Full-Time, Year Round Employment. Eligible for benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD, PTO, holidays, Simple IRA with Company match, free parking.


Roles at Bristol Seafood

All positions at Bristol Seafood are responsible for upholding our Uncompromising Maine Standards, as well as fostering and maintaining an environment that will consistently produce seafood you can trust, with quality you can taste.

We put safety and integrity first. Our company has a humble but hardworking culture. The Bristol team is expected to have a “whatever it takes” attitude while working to set, achieve, and monitor progress against the company’s strategic goals of delivering our brand promise, driving profitable growth, and staying lean.


Safety Responsibilities:

Bristol employees subscribe to the six key Industry Safety Rules:

  • Commitment (Safety is the first consideration in everything we do, if it isn’t safe, we don’t do it).
  • Leadership (Safety begins at the top – we walk the talk and set a visible example).
  • Openness (Safety is openness – information is shared as permitted by law).
  • Reporting (Safety is knowledge – we report every incident and take immediate remedial action).
  • Responsibility (Safety is everyone’s responsibility – we learn from mistakes and will not tolerate negligence).
  • Measurement (Safety needs a common measure – we shall use lost time, accidents and other appropriate measures).


To apply, please email your resume to Careers with the job title in the subject.

Warehouse Associates (local applicants only please), Portland, ME

Warehouse Associates are responsible for picking product from the Fresh and Frozen Finished Goods Inventories and Freezer Inventories and packing orders for shipment to customers – extremely fast paced. May be required to load and unload trucks. May be assigned inventory control duties. Warehouse employees also maintain the packing room, shipping/receiving area and the shipping floor area in clean, organized and 5S condition at all times. Must have strong attention to detail, ability to work in a cold environment, computer skills, and a positive, professional attitude. This position reports directly to the Warehouse and Logistics Supervisor. Day Shift hours to be determined, ranging from a 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. start to a 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. end. Weekly schedule may include Sunday.


Specific Knowledge and Skills:

  • Fluency/literacy in English, strong math and counting skills, ability to read sales orders and bills of lading.
  • Strong computer skills and the ability to operate various mechanical lifts required.
  • Knowledge of various types of seafood and the ability to visually distinguish species is expected to be learned on the job.
  • Ability to treat coworkers with respect.
  • Attention to detail and a strong quality orientation is required.


Food Safety Duties and Backup:

The warehouse crew is responsible for ensuring plant and product security and the food safety of all stored products. The warehouse crew inspects all incoming and outgoing products according to standards set by the QC department and documents assigned for quality, food safety and critical control point measures. They monitor the temperatures of the coolers and the freezer and ensure that all products are properly stored and kept frozen, chilled and/or iced as appropriate. The warehouse crew backs up each other as assigned by the Warehouse and Logistics Supervisor.


Key Duties:

  • Pick finished goods and pack orders.
  • Entering movement of product into the computer system.
  • Storing all products in the appropriate storage areas and containers.
  • Operating mechanical lifts as required.
  • Maintaining site and freezer safety and security procedures.
  • Assisting other warehouse team members as needed in duties such as preparation of orders for shipment, interacting with supplier and customer representatives delivering or picking-up products and preparation and verification of shipping documents on the computer system.


Environmental Factors:

Plant environment is cool and wet and includes machinery and power lifts. Entering the freezer may be required daily. Frequent lifting of weights up to 50 pounds would be required. Lifting of weight over fifty pounds would only be done with assistance. Outside of the freezer, the environment is cool and often wet with temperatures typically ranging from 35 and 65 degrees Fahrenheit.

Job Type: Full-time
Job Location:  Portland, ME
Required experience:   Warehouse experience: 1 year


To apply, please email your resume to Careers with the job title in the subject.