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Job Details

Butcher, Retail

Employer

Cargill Ltd.

Date Posted

January 19, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location High River, AB
  • Earnings $24.50 to $27.25 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 36 to 48 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 60  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 18, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Cargill Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work site environment

  • Odours
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work setting

  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate
  • Meat processing and/or packing plant/establishment

Tasks

  • Cut carcasses, sides and quarters
  • Cut, trim and prepare standard cuts of meat
  • Remove bones from meat
  • Supervise other butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers
  • Train meat cutters

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Band saw
  • Manual cutting utensil
  • Slicing machine

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

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

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Health benefits

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

Financial benefits

As per collective agreement

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Maternity and parental benefits
  • Other benefits
  • Pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • On-site amenities
  • Parking available
  • Wellness program

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Butcher, Retail 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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