Skip to the main content
This website uses cookies to give you a better online experience. By using this website or closing this message, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. More information
Alberta Supports Contact Centre

Toll Free 1-877-644-9992

Job Details

Butcher, Retail

Employer

Downtown Enterprise Ltd.

Date Posted

July 07, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 06, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Downtown Enterprise Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work setting

Supermarket/grocery store

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
  • Clean and prepare fish and shellfish
  • Sell meats to customers
  • Cut fish into steaks and fillets
  • Supervise other butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers
  • Grind meats
  • Train meat cutters
  • Make special sausages
  • Slice cooked meats
  • Prepare special displays of meats, poultry and fish products
  • Shape, lace and tie roasts, other meats, poultry and seafood
  • Prepare special orders

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • 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

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years


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 & 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.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More
Was this page useful?