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JOB POST #4203-2023

Butcher Shop Associate

Date Posted: April 27th, 2023 Date Closing: May 31st, 2023

We are a family farm that specializes in local grown meat, dairy, produce. We process our own meat and poultry on site. Our team is looking for hard-working individuals who are passionate about farm-to-table, natural food.

This position requires working in the butcher room, where the meat is processed. A positive and hard-working attitude is essential to thrive in this position.

If you are experienced in butchering, working with meat, or selling meat, we will offer more per hour.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Track and maintain store and freezer inventory
  • Regularly sanitize the butcher room work areas
  • Develop product knowledge
  • Assist with picking and shipping wholesale customer orders
  • Cutting, grinding and preparing meats for sale.
  • Cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment and ensuring displays and signage are accurate and attractive.
  • Weighing, packaging, pricing, and displaying products.
  • Performing quality inspections on meats and other products.
  • Adhering to food safety and sanitation controls.

General Qualifications:

  • Education or food preparation considered an asset. Additional training will be required when hired.
  • Ability to stand or walk for extending periods, lift heavy items, and work in cold environments.
  • Knowledge of meat preparation techniques and cuts.
  • Strong communication with team members and task management.
  • Availability to work a variety of hours, which may include mornings, evenings, and weekends.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to learn and/or possesses prior knowledge of meat cuts.
  • Reliable transportation and attendance dependability.
  • Physical demands: constant moving, talking and standing for at least two consecutive hours.
  • It may involve stooping, kneeling, crouching and carrying up to 50lbs.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual

Part-time hours: 20-30 per week

Salary: From $17.00 per hour


  • On-site parking

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Cookstown, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • meat cutting: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: In person

How to Apply:

Please apply by email with resume to:

Please reference this job posting in your email: JOB POSTING #4203-2023