Retail Meat Cutter / Journeyman - FT (Woodwards / Gastown)

Nesters Market - Vancouver, BC (6 months ago)

Apply Now

Nesters Market has an immediate opening for a Retail Meat Cutter / Journeyman in our Woodwards location in Gastown, Vancouver, BC. This role is permanent, Full-Time

Qualifications Required:

  • Retail meat cutting experience and/or journeyman certification
  • Demonstrated ability to ensure 100% customer service
  • Ability to ensure compliance of established company policy
  • Excellent command of the English language both verbal and written

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Meat Manager and work within established rules and guidelines for the Meat Dept. regarding: Inventory, Invoicing, Ordering, Pricing, Training, Receiving, Staffing and Cleanliness
  • Ensure that our food quality, quantity, freshness, and presentation meet or exceed our company’s high standards
  • Cut, trim, debone and prepare standard cuts of meat according to specifications using knives and power tools
  • Wrap and package prepared meats
  • Prepare special cuts and orders as per customer requests
  • Courteously answer all customer inquiries regarding different cuts, serving sizes etc
  • Stocking displays to ensure adequate product levels in the department
  • Make sure that all prepared items are properly labeled, covered and rotated
  • Ensure all equipment is clean, well maintained and fully operational
  • Keep department continually clean, organized and free of safety hazards
  • Follow all workplace and food safety policies and practices to ensure a safe work environment
  • Present a neat, fresh, and well-merchandised department
  • To perform other duties and tasks assigned or required as consistent with the nature and scope of the position.

Our commitment to you:

· Competitive wages with starting rates based on experience

· Company matched RRSP Program

· Comprehensive benefits package including Dental, Extended Health, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability & BC MSP coverage

· Room for advancement - all new opportunities posted internally first

If you feel that you possess the knowledge, skills and abilities mentioned above then we would love to hear from you!

More than one way to apply!

· Respond to this job ad: apply in confidence to Human Resources

· In person: drop off your resume and cover letter at the store - 333 Abbott Street

· Please include your work schedule availability & wage expectation

We would like to thank everyone for applying, however due to the volume of applications received only those moving forward to the interview process will be contacted.


  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Dental care
  • RRSP Match

Reference ID: 20-092

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Formal education in Meat Cutting: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Meat Cutting: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Able to stand for 8 hour shift (Required)
  • Canadian Citizen, PR Holder or valid work pisa (Required)
  • Able to commute reliably to 333 Abbott Street (Required)