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The Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) is a unique, multi-billion dollar organization based on the fundamental principles of co-operation. It is comprised of a network of approximately 200 autonomous retail co-operatives across Western Canada along with their branch operations, and Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL). FCL is the wholesaling/manufacturing arm of the CRS, which provides the retail co-ops with a range of products and services. Ucluelet Consumers Co-operative Association invites applications for the position of Meat Cutter.


As a Certified Meat Cutter with the Ucluelet Co-op, you are responsible for cutting and preparing meat for sale by performing various duties, such as weighing meat, wrapping it, and putting it out for display. You will assist the Meat Manager with all operations of the meat department with annual sales over one million.


Duties & Responsibilities:

·         Come to work with a positive, professional approach and attitude

·         Be dependable for all scheduled shifts

·         Provide outstanding courteous customer service

·         Be familiar with and adhere to all Ucluelet Co-op policies and procedures

·         Sharpen and adjust cutting equipment

·         Receive, inspect, and store meat upon delivery

·         Cut, bone, or grind pieces of meat

·         Weigh, wrap, and display cuts of meat

·         Cut or prepare meats to specification or customer’s orders

·         Store meats in refrigerators or freezers at the required temperature

·         Keep inventory of meat sales and order meat supplies

·         Clean equipment and work areas to maintain health and sanitation standards

·         Other duties as assigned


·         A secondary school diploma is preferred

·         Formal Meat Cutting Training program is required

·         Food Safe Certification is required

·         Food preparation experience is considered an asset

·         Excellent customer service skills

·         Willingness to learn and participate in meat manager training program

We welcome candidates with a combination of relevant education and experience to apply.

Working Conditions:

Flexible, must be willing to work a variety of hours, including days, evenings as well as weekends and holidays based on the business needs


Physical Requirements:

·         Constant standing and walking throughout shift for up to 8 hours

·         Physically demanding; frequent lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs

·         Kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting

·         Occasional ascending or descending stairs

·         Working in cold rooms for extended periods of time

Ucluelet Consumers Co-op offers the following:

·         Full Benefits Plan including MSP, Extended Health Care, Dental, Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability Insurance

·         Employer Matched Pension Plan (7.5% Matched)

·         Employee Family Assistance Program

·         Competitive wages paid bi-weekly

·         Available Housing

·         Tuition Assistance

·         Excellent Opportunities for further development and advancement

If you would like to be a part of our exciting team email a resume and cover letter to:

Chelsea Bauer, Human Resources Manager,

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