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Butcher, Retail

Employer

Simard Butcher Co. Ltd.

Date Posted

July 10, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Falher, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $22.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 24, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Simard Butcher Co. Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Odours
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work setting

  • Butcher shop
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Meat processing and/or packing plant/establishment

Tasks

  • Clean meats to prepare for processing or cutting
  • Cut carcasses, sides and quarters
  • Prepare special cuts of meat ordered by customers
  • 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
  • Shape, lace and tie roasts, other meats, poultry and seafood
  • Prepare special orders

Equipment and machinery experience

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

Security and safety

Criminal record check

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
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • 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 have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Other benefits
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)

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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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