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Job Details

Butcher, Slaughterhouse

Employer

Cargill Ltd.

Date Posted

August 31, 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 Oct 26, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Cargill Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work site environment

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

Work setting

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

Tasks

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

Equipment and machinery experience

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

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check

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

Weight handling

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

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Team player

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

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?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

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
  • Long-term care 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

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, 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.

Learn About Interests

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