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Job Details

Butcher - Retail Or Wholesale

Employer

Cargill Ltd.

Date Posted

May 30, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location High River, AB
  • Earnings $24.00 to $26.75 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 36 to 48 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 50  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 08, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Cargill Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

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

Meat Cutter Trade Certification

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Manual cutting utensil
  • Band saw

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Wrap and package prepared meats
  • Train meat cutters
  • Clean meats to prepare for processing or cutting
  • Supervise other butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers

Work Setting

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

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits
  • Paramedical services coverage

Financial benefits

As per collective agreement

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)
  • Other benefits
  • Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP)
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Maternity and parental benefits

Other benefits

  • On-site amenities
  • On-site recreation and activities
  • Free parking available
  • Parking available
  • Wellness program

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Butcher - Retail Or Wholesale is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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