THE GORTON'S WAY
Spread the Goodness of the Sea By Making Quality Seafood Accessible to Everyone.
Earning Trust Because We Value:
Our benefits are an important part of your employee experience. Having resources to help and protect you now, and enable you to prepare for the future, lets you focus on maximizing your impact on our mission. Below are some of these offered to salaried employees.
life at gorton's
- Business casual dress code
- Flex-time schedules
- Summer hours
- Fitness room
- Employee Lounge
- Making a difference in the community volunteer projects
- Discount ticket programs
- Gift matching
- Reverse commute
- MBTA Perq for Work program
- Commuter rail accessible
- Walking distance to beaches
- Walking distance to restaurants and shops
Health, Welfare & Retirement
- Health & Dental Insurance with an HSA option
- Short-term and long-term disability (100% company-paid)
- Company-paid life insurance (plus additional coverage available)
- Company-paid retirement savings contributions
- 401k plan with company match
- Retiree medical plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- 15+ paid vacation days (tiered on length of service) & 10 holidays
- Paid parental leave
Making a Difference in the Community
With our "Making A Difference in the Community Program", we gather together and take time away to do just that. We have fun and get to know each other in new ways, while making a real impact.
MEET THE CREW
We’re a strong believer that quality people make quality products.
Which is why we’re fortunate to have some of the best in the business.
I trust the Gorton’s fisherman because: He represents 170 years of providing great tasting seafood.
What I’m most proud of in my career at Gorton’s is: Being a part of the journey to become the leader in the Frozen Seafood Category.
I’m hooked on Gorton’s Crunchy Fish Sticks because: They’re fast, easy…and good!
I’m hooked on Gorton’s Pub Style Cod, because it’s so versatile and can be served up with fries or on a sandwich or in a taco!
Ketchup or Tartar Sauce? Ketchup. And my kids have ketchup with a side of fish.
The first thing I do when I get home from work is: turn up the Disney soundtrack on Alexa and dance in the kitchen while I make dinner for my family.
I am reminded I work on an island when: I see the seagulls and smell the ocean air.
My favorite thing about America’s oldest fishing port is: The beautiful boulevard and the statues.
Red Sox or Yankees: Red Sox all the way!!
My home port is: Gloucester. I bought a home in June of 2021 and have no regrets.
I Trust the Gorton’s Fisherman because: I have seen firsthand the measures taken to ensure that only quality seafood and ingredients enter into the manufacturing plant. I trust that the product is safe since it goes through stringent measures to ensure a great final product.
I make a difference by: Donating to local radio stations and animal shelters, utilizing solar energy to power my house, and treating others with kindness and dignity.
Gorton’s reeled me in by: Giving me a great opportunity to succeed and advance.
My favorite thing about America’s oldest fishing port is: The community is behind you 100 percent.
I make a difference by: Leading by example.
I trust the Gorton’s fisherman because: He has the experience and has been providing seafood since the beginning of frozen seafood time.
What I’m most proud of in my career at Gorton’s is: The knowledge of the Club Industry I have gained over the years and receiving a Gorton’s Way Award for my efforts toward that business.
My home port is: Glosta, MA…that’s how you say it, friends.
The best thing about Gorton’s is: The people that work here! Everyone is so willing to help one another.
Let me tell you about my personal “crew”: My family is everything – Stew, Stella, and Rocco are my personal crew!
I stay active by: Chasing my kiddos around! 😉
I’m hooked on: Gorton’s Smart & Crunchy Fillets & Sticks, because they taste amazing and are healthy at the same time!
I trust the Gorton’s Fisherman because: He has never led me astray.
My favorite travel spot is: Acadia National Park because it’s a perfect mix of mountains, ocean and everything in between.
What I am most proud of in my career at Gorton’s is: Achieving my goals.
The first thing I do when I get home from work is: Play with my daughter.
I went to school at: Gloucester High/Dominican Republic.
What I do at Gorton’s is: Ensure that all of the fish we use to make our finished products meet our strict food safety and quality requirements.
I’m hooked on Gorton’s Grilled Salmon Fillets because: I love the flavor of grilled seafood and it is a good source of Omega-3’s.
My favorite thing about America’s oldest fishing port is: The smell of the ocean which reminds me of our 170-year heritage of fishing and fish processing.
The ports I have visited along my career voyage include: Safety and HR for the manufacturing plant, benefits, payroll, recruiting…just about everything in HR.
I am reminded I work on an island when: I walk down the boulevard at lunch and look out over the beautiful Gloucester harbor.
Let me tell you about my personal “crew”: There were four girls in my house growing up so needless to say, there was never a dull day.
My favorite neighborhood hangout spot is: Virgilio’s on Main St. for lunch!
What I was up to before I came to Gorton’s was: Traveling the country on a road trip post-graduation.
What I’m most proud of in my career at Gorton’s is: Representing the company across the global seafood industry.
Gorton’s is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact the main office Human Resource department by calling 978-283-3000 for assistance.