Meat Cutter / Butcher (The Beach - 2120 Queen Street East, Toronto).
FULL-TIME POSITION AVAILABLE.
Must be available mornings, weekends and public holidays.
Rowe Farms is a retail and wholesale provider of local, antibiotic and hormone free meats that are raised with the
highest level of animal welfare standards while supporting a path to regenerative farming. In addition to a broad
offering of meats, each of our retail stores offers local delivery, and carries unique products and food items
specific to each store’s local marketplace. The wholesale division of Rowe Farms sells various fresh meat and deli
products to like-minded retail companies.
Our Beach location is currently looking for an individual with retail meat cutting experience, interest in sustainable farming practices and passion for food. If you are interested in working in a fun, friendly and fast-paced work environment, we would love to hear from you.
Compensation and Benefits:
This position pays $20-$22.00 per hour. Possibility for a high wage, depending on experience.
Group Benefits Coverage following qualifying period for full-time employees.
Great opportunity to grow and develop.
Meat Cutter Responsibilities:
Answering customer questions, making recommendations, and generally providing strong customer service is a very high priority for this position.
Ensuring the meat cases are well-stocked with fresh, high-quality meat and poultry products for our customers.
Cut, grind, wrap, weigh, price, and attractively merchandise meat products.
Ensuring proper inventory control and product rotation to maximize product freshness and availability, while minimizing waste.
Work in compliance with all food handling and health & safety policies and laws, and operate equipment such as meat saws, slicers, grinders, wrapping machines, and knives.
Other duties are assigned as required by the business.
High school education or equivalent; butcher apprentice or diploma in culinary arts is preferred.
Retail meat cutting experience is required. We prefer at least 2-4 years of experience in the retail meat cutting/processing environment.
2 years of retail food and beverage experience is a strong asset.
Strong customer service experience, a positive attitude and relationship building skills are required.
Ability to safely handle meat cutting tools, including knives, saws, power tools, grinders, and slicers, etc.
Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced, busy retail store.
Ability to prioritize work tasks, multi-task, and maintain focus while working under pressure.
Ability to handle standing, bending, lifting, reaching frequently.
Ability to lift 50 pounds and work in a cold environment.
Knowledge of and training in workplace health and safety is an asset.
Valid Food Handler’s and First Aid Certifications are an asset.
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Must have flexible availability and be able to work closing hours 2-3 times per week.
As part of our accessibility commitment, there are alternative ways to interview with us. Please inform us if you require interview accommodation.
We thank the staffing/recruitment industry for their interest but request no calls or emails.
We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please note that any offer of employment may be subject to reference checks and background checks.
About Rowe Farms:
With five retail stores across Toronto and Guelph and a wholesale business, Rowe Farms is a provider of locally grown, antibiotic and hormone-free meats that are raised with the highest level of animal welfare standards. In addition to a broad offering of meats, each of our stores carries some unique products and food items specific to each store’s local marketplace.