Apprentice Butcher | Spencer Park Variety Meats | Albany

Albany WA, Australia

  • Established and respected Albany business
  • Exceptional attention to hygiene, appearance and customer service required
  • Full time hours – Tuesday to Saturday

AMA Apprenticeship and Traineeship Services is an Apprenticeship Network Provider in WA.

Spencer Park Variety meats source fresh locally grown produce and offer good old fashioned service and advice. They Offer Albany's only locally made quality smallgoods in store.

The shop is open from 10am – 5.30pm on Tuesday and Thursday, 7am – 5.30am on Wednesday and Friday and Saturday trading hours are 7am-1pm, you will be required to work 38 hours per week.

No experience is required however you must pay exceptional attention to hygiene and appearance and have good customer service skills. You will be working with sharp knifes so good hand eye coordination is required. You will demonstrate an initiative and willingness to learn from the highly experienced on-site Butcher along with excellent customer service and communication skills.

This position will suit someone who is a friendly and outgoing individual, happy to prepare orders, clean the store and package stocks.

As an apprentice butcher you will undertake the following tasks:

• preparing meat for sale by removing bones, trimming fat and cutting, mincing and grinding meat to shape and size for display or as ordered
• preparing crumbed cuts of meat, and marinating, seasoning and curing special cuts
• selecting and preparing meat to produce smallgoods
• operating machines to grind, mix, mince and tenderise meat
• making seasonings and pickles by mixing spices, salt and other ingredients
• operating sausage filling machines, smoking chambers, and cooking kettles and vats
• advising customers on the suitability and uses of cuts of meat


If you are interested in discussing this apprenticeship further, please submit a cover letter outlining why you would be suitable along with your current resume using the APPLY NOW button.

To be eligible as an Apprentice, you must be an Australian Citizen or a Permanent Resident. For more information regarding Australian Apprenticeships please visit our website 

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This will mean you will need to:
(A) Ensure you attach a full version of your resume.
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Type: Apprenticeship

Category: Apprenticeship - Retail & Personal Services (e.g. Pharmacy, Beauty)

Reference ID: JT001994

Date Posted: 04/02/2019