Assistant Butcher
Seamax International Cruise Ship Employment Services
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
3d ago



  • The Assistant Butcher is responsible for delivering products of the highest quality in terms of freshness, taste, and consistency, with strict adherence to Public Health guidelines.
  • Assistant Butchers are responsible for defrosting, cleaning, grinding, and cutting all protein items in accordance with standardized procedures and corporate specifications.
  • He / she reports directly to the Chief Butcher.
  • The Assistant Butcher is responsible for following all standardized procedures, safety regulations, and notifying the Chief Butcher or Butcher of any shortages or discrepancies in products or ingredients.
  • The Assistant Butcher is responsible for keeping their immediate work area clean at all times.
  • Requirements : QUALIFICATIONS


  • Knowledge of all basic cooking techniques and skills are required, including : knife skills, basic cuts, and all cooking methods.
  • Knowledge of all basic equipment is required, including : grinders and slicers.
  • Comprehensive understanding of composition, structure, and quality factors of all proteins is required.
  • Must comprehend how structural factors including muscle, fibers, and connective techniques impact appropriate cooking methods, recipes and fabrication.
  • Must comprehend the inspection criteria, quality grading, and yield grading.
  • Must comprehend the aging process including green meat.
  • Minimum one year experience fabricating all proteins is required and must also understand storage requirements and implications.
  • Minimum of one year experience in a butcher shop is required. Formal culinary training from a recognized educational institution may substitute for this requirement at an equivalent rate.

  • High School Diploma or foreign equivalent is required.
  • Culinary School 2-4 year degree or foreign equivalent is preferred
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