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Website Ferguson's Abattoir

Job Title: Butcher / Abattoire

Organization: Ferguson’s Abattoir

Location: Pictou, NS

Salary:  $15-16 per hour depending on experience

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 7 am – 4 pm


  • Slaughter and butcher livestock and remove viscera from carcasses
  • Cut meat into primal cuts for further cutting, processing or packaging
  • Remove bones from meat
  • Use of knives and saw
  • Boxing of meat

Work Conditions and Environment:

  • Physically demanding
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Noisy and some areas may have odours

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Commitment to safety and quality processes
  • Previous experience in retail/wholesale butchery and/or other knife skills preferred
  • Ability to stand and perform repetitive physical tasks for extended periods of time
  • Attention to detail and work well with others
  • Honest, dependable and reliable

How to apply:

If interested, please email your cover letter and resume to: or you can call Harold Ferguson at 902-485-4234.


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