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Job Details

Butcher, Retail

Posted on Mar 23, 2021 by Royal Mercato

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $15.00 to $22.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 36 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Apr 22, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Royal Mercato

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Slicing machine
  • Sausage machine
  • Salami mixer and cooker
  • Power grinder
  • Manual cutting utensil
  • Band saw

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Additional Skills

  • Wrap and package prepared meats
  • Weigh meats for sale
  • Sell meats to customers
  • Price meat products
  • Clean meats to prepare for processing or cutting
  • Supervise other butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers

Work Setting

  • Supermarket and meat department
  • Butcher shop
  • Meat processing and/or packing plant/establishment

Specific Skills

  • Slice cooked meats
  • Shape, lace and tie roasts, other meats, poultry and seafood
  • Remove bones from meat
  • Prepare special displays of meats, poultry and fish products
  • Prepare special orders
  • Make special sausages
  • Grind meats
  • Cut poultry into parts
  • Cut, trim and prepare standard cuts of meat
  • Cut carcasses, sides and quarters
  • Clean and prepare fish and shellfish

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance

Work Site Environment

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

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • 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

Apr 22, 2021

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 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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