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Job Details

Butcher, Retail

Employer

Master Meats

Date Posted

March 09, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $21.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Apr 08, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Master Meats

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
  • or equivalent experience

Tasks

  • Clean meats to prepare for processing or cutting
  • Cut carcasses, sides and quarters
  • Cut, trim and prepare standard cuts of meat
  • Wrap and package prepared meats
  • Remove bones from meat
  • Weigh meats for sale
  • Cut poultry into parts
  • Price meat products
  • Sell meats to customers
  • Grind meats
  • Make special sausages
  • Slice cooked meats
  • Prepare special orders
  • Prepare special displays of meats, poultry and fish products
  • Shape, lace and tie roasts, other meats, poultry and seafood

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Meat Cutter Trade Certification
  • Certification with provincial or territorial authorities

Equipment and machinery experience

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

Security and safety

Bondable

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
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Outgoing

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • 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
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage

Financial benefits

Bonus

Long term benefits

Group insurance benefits

Other benefits

Free parking available


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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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