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The Butcher shall perform various duties and undertake various responsibilities consistent with Belcampo values. The Butcher will be responsible for assisting the Head Butcher in completing orders for all customers. They will be asked to supervise employees in the absence of the Head Butcher, and will be asked to assist the General Manager in training new employees. Job duties may vary from kill floor, processing room, inventory and VAP.
- Assist the Head Butcher with processing whole carcasses to wholesale and resale cuts when needed
- Harvest animals (skinning, evisceration, trimming) when needed
- Assist the General Manager with training employees on proper techniques and practices of all processes.
- Assist with Value Added Products when needed
- Packaging/labeling of products
- Assist with HACCP monitoring
- Contributes to team effort by going above and beyond duties described here

- Extremely proficient with all kill floor operations and processes
- Extremely proficient with all processing floor operations and processes
- Extremely proficient with all work related tools and equipment
- Knowledge of HACCP and USDA regulations

Skills / Abilities
- Ability to harvest an animal, start to finish, including knocking, skinning, gutting and trimming efficiently and without supervision
- Ability to break down a whole carcass into wholesale and retail cuts efficiently and without supervision
- Ability to prioritize tasks to maximize efficiency and production
- Excellent oral communication skills with regards to training
- Ability to work unsupervised
- Ability to take direction
- Excellent time management skills
- Ability to work as part of a team

Minimum Qualifications
At least 3 years experience as Butcher Apprentice (within Belcampo Butchery)
- At least 7 years experience as butcher/meat cutter (outside Belcampo)
- High school diploma/GED equivalent required
- Valid driver license required
- Must pass drug screening and background check

Physical Requirements
- This positions requires an employee who can work standing for 8 hours a day, 5 days a week
- Lift approximately 50+ pounds
- The main location for this position is at the Belcampo Butchery in Yreka, California
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