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NOC 6331 Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers – retail and wholesale

Example Titles
apprentice butcher – retail or wholesale
butcher – butcher shop
butcher – delicatessen
butcher – retail or wholesale
butcher – wholesale
butcher apprentice
fishmonger
grocery store butcher
head butcher – retail
head butcher – retail or wholesale
head butcher – wholesale
meat cutter – retail or wholesale
meat portion cutter – retail or wholesale
pork cutter – retail or wholesale
retail butcher
retail meat cutter
supermarket butcher
supermarket meat cutter

Lead statement
Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers in this unit group 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 unit group.

Main duties
Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
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, meat cutters or fishmongers.

Source: Canada website