Jobs and Careers in the Tuna Industry

The Australian ranched tuna industry is a dynamic industry, involving a variety of jobs requiring different levels of experience and skills. Full time long-term opportunities exist for those wishing to pursue a career in this innovative and exiting area of aquaculture. Seasonal work is available between February and August.

Industry Profile

A profile of the Southern Bluefin Tuna Industry is available through the seafood jobs website

This website introduces you to a new generation of seafood industry personalities and they explain their current roles,  how they got to where they are today and why they love their career in the seafood industry!

Education and Training Opportunities

Education and training can be undertaken through accredited training organisations such as TAFE SA or the Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy.

Download a report that explains careers pathways, training and jobs available in the tuna industry – 2009:302 Linking careers, research and training.

Or, click on the icons below to find out more about working in the tuna industry!

Fishing and Farming

Dive Supervisor

Farm Manager

Commercial Diver

Marine Engineer




Human Resources and Administration

Financial Controller

Administration Officer / Receptionist


Truck Driver

Process Supervisor

Leading Hand

Process Worker

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