Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale - Emploi d'avenir
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Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale

Prepare standard cuts of meat, poultry, fish and shellfish for retail or wholesale. Whether for grocery stores, butcher shops or fish stores, play a role in distributing foods we eat all the time.

 
Average salary13$ / hour
 

Description

Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers, retail and wholesale, prepare standard cuts of meat, poultry, fish and shellfish for sale in retail or wholesale food establishments. They are employed in supermarkets, grocery stores, butcher shops and fish stores or may be self-employed. Butchers who are supervisors or heads of departments are included in this group.

Main tasks

  • Cut, trim, and otherwise prepare standard cuts of meat, poultry, fish and shellfish for sale at self-serve counters or according to customers' orders
  • Grind meats and slice cooked meats using powered grinders and slicing machines
  • Prepare special displays of meat, poultry, fish and shellfish
  • Shape, lace and tie roasts and other meats, poultry or fish and may wrap prepared meats, poultry, fish and shellfish
  • Manage inventory, keep records of sales and determine amount, product line and freshness of products according to company and customer requirements
  • Ensure food storage conditions are adequate
  • May supervise other butchers, or meat cutters or fishmongers.

Training

DIPLOMA OF VOCATIONAL STUDIES (DVS)

Retail Butchery

More information

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This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Bas-St-Laurent
  • Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
  • Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Lanaudière
  • Centre-du-Québec

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