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Job Details

Industrial Butcher

Posted on Aug 17, 2020 by Cargill Meat Solutions

  • Location High River, AB
  • Earnings $21.25 to $23.50 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 50  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 13, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Cargill Meat Solutions

Languages

U

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

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

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Weight Handling

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

Work Setting

  • Slaughter houses
  • Meat processing and/or packing plant/establishment

Specific Skills

  • Slaughter cattle, calves, and sheep as prescribed by religious laws
  • 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

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
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Team player

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

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
The Industrial Butcher is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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 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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