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Job Details

Industrial Butcher

Employer

Cargill Ltd.

Date Posted

May 03, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location High River, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $27.75 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 36 to 48 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 50  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jun 23, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Cargill Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work site environment

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

Work setting

  • Slaughter houses
  • Meat processing and/or packing plant/establishment
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Tasks

  • Slaughter livestock and remove viscera and other inedible parts from carcasses
  • Slaughter cattle, calves, and sheep as prescribed by religious laws
  • 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
  • Saws
  • Stunning devices

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • 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

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • 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

2 years to less than 3 years

Health benefits

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

Financial benefits

As per collective agreement

Long term benefits

  • Long-term care insurance
  • Maternity and parental benefits
  • Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA)

Other benefits

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

Support for newcomers and refugees

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports newcomers and/or refugees
  • Recruits newcomers and/or refugees who were displaced by a conflict or a natural disaster (for example: Ukraine, Afghanistan, etc.)
  • Supports newcomers and/or refugees with foreign credential recognition
  • Offers mentorship programs that pair newcomers and/or refugees with experienced employees

Support for Veterans

Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports Veterans

Support for Indigenous people

Develops and maintains relationships with indigenous communities, indigenous-owned businesses and organizations

Support for mature workers

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports mature workers
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for mature workers

Supports for visible minorities

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports members of visible minorities
  • Applies hiring policies that discourage discrimination against members of visible minorities (for example: anonymizing the hiring process, etc.)
  • Offers mentorship programs that pair members of visible minorities with experienced employees

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Industrial Butcher 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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