Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Workers in this unit group prepare meat and poultry for further processing, for packaging or for marketing. They are employed in meat and poultry slaughtering, processing and packing establishments.
beef boner, ham cutter, industrial butcher, industrial meat cutter, meat trimmer, poultry preparer, slaughterer.
- Industrial butchers slaughter livestock using stunning devices and knives; skin, clean and trim carcasses; remove viscera and other inedible parts from carcasses; split carcasses into smaller portions to facilitate handling; and may slaughter cattle, calves and sheep as prescribed by religious laws.
- Industrial meat cutters cut beef, lamb, pork or veal carcasses or sides or quarters of carcasses into primal cuts for further cutting, processing or packaging; remove bones from meat; and cut meat and poultry into specific cuts for institutional, commercial or other wholesale use.
- Poultry preparers slaughter poultry and remove inedible parts; remove feathers and singe and wash poultry to prepare for further processing or packaging.
- Trimmers remove skin, excess fat, bruises or other blemishes from carcasses or meat portions.
Outlook & Prospects for Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers in Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 07 - Jul 11, 2014
- The provincial government awarded a $178,500 contract to LSG Construction of Gander to complete roofing upgrades on Sprucewood Academy in Grand Falls-Windsor
- According to Central Health of NL, it is a challenge to find nurses to replace employees on leave during the summer holidays. In order to fill the gaps, Central Health uses a list of minimum six standby nurses each night.
- The provincial government announced $400,000 in funding for a water storage tank for the town of Campbellton. Funding for the project is being cost-shared between the provincial government and the town of Campbellton.
- The provincial government will invest $4.1M for wharf improvements on Fogo Island and Change Islands in preparation for the new ferry service which will begin in 2015
- The provincial government announced $215,761 in funding to the Bonavista Historic Townscape Foundation to plan and design the third phase of the Harbour Front restoration initiative
- The provincial government announced $3.3M in funding to help strengthen health care facilities and equipment for residents of Clarenville and its surrounding areas
- The provincial government announced that construction has started on the new $51M ferry that will service Fogo Island and Change Islands starting in September 2015. The new ferry will be able to accommodate 200 passengers and 60 vehicles.
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