Meat Cutter (Part-time)

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Job Title: Meat Cutter (Part-time)

Location Name: Esquimalt

Country Grocer at Esquimalt is looking for a Meat Cutter (PART-TIME) to join our family! The Meat Department is responsible for providing a “WOW” factor to our eye-catching and mouth-watering displays, and supremely helpful service that awes our customers.

Company Overview:

Country Grocer a family-owned and operated company on Vancouver Island and Salt Spring Island for over three decades has earned a reputation as a truly local company with a deep commitment to our local communities and to Island’s farmers, growers, and producers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Cutting, slicing, preparing and wrapping meat
  • Stocking shelves, rotating and facing products, building displays
  • Ensuring that high standards are maintained for all safety issues
  • Performing other duties as required

Job Requirements:

  • No experience necessary – we are willing to train you!
  • Knowledge of methods and procedures for serving food, principles of sanitation, and principles of safe food handling required.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
  • Highly effective teamwork skills.
  • Attention to detail in all areas of work.
  • Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.

Work Conditions:

  • Standing for long periods of time, or duration of shift
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs on occasion and up to 35lbs regularly
  • Occasional environmental exposures to cold, heat, and water
  • Will be exposed to high temperatures in the kitchen environment
  • Manual dexterity required to use knives and kitchen appliances

Schedule Requirements:

  • Ability to work flexible hours

Pay Range:

  • $22.00 – $24.00 an hour


  • Full extended health benefits package at 6 months
  • Self-directed RRSP and company matching program
  • Paid vacation time
  • Paid sick days

Our amazing perks!

  • Get paid every Friday!
  • Special Team Member Discount Program
  • Pay increases linked to performance
  • Flexible schedules posted in advance
  • Team Member assistance and wellness program
  • A positive and inclusive team-oriented environment
  • Recognition programs that regularly celebrate achievements
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