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Job Details

Butcher - Retail Or Wholesale

Posted on Aug 18, 2020 by Cargill Meat Solutions

  • Location High River, AB
  • Earnings $21.25 to $23.50 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 50  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Nov 08, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Cargill Meat Solutions

Languages

U

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • 1st Period Apprentice
  • Meat Cutter Trade Certification

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Slicing machine
  • Power grinder
  • Manual cutting utensil
  • Band saw

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Additional Skills

  • Weigh meats for sale
  • Train meat cutters
  • Clean meats to prepare for processing or cutting
  • Supervise other butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers

Work Setting

  • Butcher shop
  • Meat processing and/or packing plant/establishment

Specific Skills

  • Remove bones from meat
  • Cut, trim and prepare standard cuts of meat
  • Cut carcasses, sides and quarters

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Odours
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Nov 08, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Butcher - Retail Or Wholesale is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Butchers, Meat Cutters and Fishmongers - Retail and Wholesale
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to process customers' orders; and to maintain inventories and keep records of meat sales

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to grind meats and slice cooked meats using powered grinders and slicing machines

directive

Interest in determining the amounts and types of meat cuts to be prepared; may supervise other butchers and meat cutters

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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