Butchers and Meat Cutters

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Cut, trim, or prepare consumer-sized portions of meat for use or sale in retail establishments.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Cooperation * Integrity * Attention to Detail * Self Control * Initiative * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility * Independence * Concern for Others

Representative Tasks * Prepare and place meat cuts and products in display counter, so they will appear attractive and catch the shopper's eye. * Wrap, weigh, label, and price cuts of meat. * Cut, trim, bone, tie, and grind meats, such as beef, pork, poultry, and fish, to prepare meat in cooking form.


Retail Trade,

Job Family Production

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