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 Regina--Moose Mountain 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 News
Week of Apr 29 – May 03, 2013
Week of Apr 22 – Apr 26, 2013
- K+S Potash Canada increased the budget by $850M for its Legacy potash project near Bethune, and delayed the targeted completion date by six months
- The Sun Country Health Region reopened the Arcola Health Centre emergency and inpatient services in February after successfully recruiting new doctors
Week of Apr 15 – Apr 19, 2013
- The University of Regina started construction on the new $74.7M residence and 90 child daycare; completion is expected in the fall of 2015.
- The Paper Excellence continues to work towards re-opening the Prince Albert pulp mill. If operations begin, it is expected to employ 250 people.
- The City of Estevan is planning to begin construction on the $44M truck bypass soon; completion of the project is expected by 2016.
Week of Apr 08 – Apr 12, 2013
- The Saskatchewan Energy Training Institute (SETI) held its first career fair in Estevan
- To promote a new youth initiative, the Bear Claw Casino and the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) recently held a career fair for youth between the ages of 16 and 18, at the Bear Claw Hotel
- Construction to start this spring on a permanent $3.4M helipad on the roof of the Regina General Hospital, with completion by the end of November
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