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Sally Mitchell – Head of HR

Current vacancies

The Stickleback Fish Company Ltd is a fast-growing wholesaler and distributor of fresh and frozen seafood products to the catering and hospitality sector. As our business continues to grow and develop, we are always interested to hear from people who can enhance our friendly, expert team in Welham Green, Hertfordshire.

  • Fishmonger

We require experienced fishmongers with proven ability who can enhance our friendly, expert team and be part of our growth. Working as a key part of an excellent production team in a small factory environment you will fillet, portion and prepare seafood to the highest standard as the customer and business requires. We expect a good attention to detail, physical stamina and an ability to work under pressure.

This will be rewarded with a competitive salary, contributory pension, corporate eye care scheme, childcare vouchers plus a staff fish allowance. Full workwear is provided.

This role is 5 shifts a week between Sunday night (1 am start) and Friday night. Weekly contracted hours 45. Flexibility required to work extra hours as required.

Job Type: Full-time night shift contracted 45 hours per week plus extra hours as required.

Salary: £23,000 – £25,700 per annum plus benefits shown below.

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  • Multi drop driver

We are looking for experienced delivery drivers to join our distribution team. We have a full time vacancy working 5 shifts per week including Friday and Saturday with a day off in the week.

The shift can start from between 5am – 6.30am with between 15 – 25 drops per shift. This will depend on the location of the round and the number of drops. Full training will be given.

A positive and friendly manner is essential for our drivers as they are the face of our business. We look for flexible, well presented individuals with a good attention to detail with our paperwork and procedures and a good driving record. We provide uniform and appropriate weatherproof clothing.  For insurance purposes we can only employ drivers aged 25 years and over.

Our benefits include 28 days holiday including bank holidays – (pro rata for part time) a contributory pension, childcare vouchers, corporate eye care scheme and a staff fish allowance. We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £8.50 – £9.00 per hour

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  • Production Picker – night shift

We are looking for someone to join our night shift production team. The role will involve picking fresh fish for the fishmongers to prepare along with frozen and deli items to be palletised ready for same day/next day delivery.

The ideal candidate will have experience of night shift work, be hardworking and diligent with the ability to follow instruction accurately and use initiative. A knowledge of fish is desirable as is knowledge of the food industry but full training will be given. The ability to recognise fish quality is an important part of our process.

We operate a tight ship with everyone pulling together to ensure the orders are prepared to the highest standard and delivered on time to our customers. Our reputation is everything.

You will join a tight knit team of skilled and experienced people happy to share their knowledge. Stickleback ensures that its staff are well trained and well looked after. Along with 28 days holiday including public holidays per year and a contributory pension scheme, corporate eye care and there is a generous fish allowance.

The working hours are 5 shifts per week including every Friday and Saturday as these are our busiest days. There is a day off in the week.  The shifts starts at midnight until finish. The working hours are approximately 45 per week.

Job Type: Full time nights

Salary: £23,000 per annum plus benefits shown below

                                                                                                                                                                                     


We offer a competitive salary according to skills and experience.  We provide 28 days holiday including public holidays, a contributory pension scheme, corporate eye care scheme, child care vouchers and a generous discretionary weekly fish allowance after one month.

If you would like to apply for a role at Stickleback, please send your CV with a covering letter to [email protected] or call Sally Mitchell, Head of HR on 01707 257462.

We look forward to hearing from you.


We succeed in a competitive environment by selling top quality fish and seafood products with a high degree of customer care and service and we have some significant customers in our portfolio. We operate a tight ship with everyone pulling together to ensure the orders are prepared to the highest standard and delivered on time to our customers. Our reputation is everything.

We have a “can do” attitude and we strive to meet customer needs; we expect this attitude from our staff.  We require the 3 A’s –  good Attendance, a good Attitude and the relevant Ability; we provide training as required and are committed to developing our staff.

We have recently partnered with a training provider to work with us to deliver Level 2 and 3 F.D.Q (Food Drink Qualifications similar to N.V.Q) in a variety of relevant subject areas.  We actively support and encourage continuous development and accreditation for skills our people bring to our business.