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Job Details

Butcher, Slaughterhouse

Employer

Cargill Ltd.

Date Posted

May 30, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location High River, AB
  • Earnings $24.00 to $26.75 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 36 to 48 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 80  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 03, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Cargill Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Stunning devices
  • Saws
  • Power cutting tools
  • Knives
  • Cleavers

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)
  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)
  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Work Setting

Meat processing and/or packing plant/establishment

Specific Skills

  • Slaughter livestock and remove viscera and other inedible parts from carcasses
  • Remove bones from meat
  • Cut beef, lamb, pork or veal carcasses or sides or quarters of carcasses into primal cuts for further cutting, processing or packaging

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Team player

Health benefits

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

Financial benefits

As per collective agreement

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)
  • Other benefits
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Maternity and parental benefits

Other benefits

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

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Butcher, Slaughterhouse is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Industrial Butchers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to split carcasses into smaller portions to facilitate handling

METHODICAL

Interest in comparing information to remove viscera and other inedible parts from carcasses, and to skin, clean and trim carcasses

directive

Interest in preparing meat for further processing, packaging and marketing

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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