Job Location

Turkeyen, Georgetown


Overall Responsibilities: 

The Butcher is responsible for trimming meat from larger quantities into wholesale/retail portions, into steaks, chops, roasts, and other cuts. They then prepare meat for sale by performing various duties, such as weighing meat, wrapping it, and putting it out for display. The incumbent may also wait on customers and prepare special cuts of meat upon request.


Job Requirements/Specifications


  • Must have 5 CXC subjects with passes in English and Math would be an asset


  • Two to Three (2-3) years’ as a butcher in a professional organisation.


Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

1.       Prepare and place meat cuts and products in display counter, so they will appear attractive and catch the shopper's eye.

2.      Prepare special cuts of meat ordered by customers.

3.      Shape, lace, and tie roasts, using boning knife, skewer, and twine.

4.      Assist in monitoring store inventory, keep supplies in stock and ensure that products are fresh.

5.      Sharpen and adjust cutting equipment.

6.      Receive, inspect, and store meat upon delivery.

7.      Cut, bone, or grind pieces of meat.

8.     Weigh, wrap, and display cuts of meat.

9.      Cut or prepare meats to specification or customer’s orders

10.  Store meats in refrigerators or freezers at the required temperature

11.   Keep inventory of meat sales and order meat supplies

12.  Preserve meat through proper sealing, or use of meat compressors or meat packagers.

13.  Recommends purchase of meat products.

14.  Provide Customer Service.

15.   Develop successful relationships with local and international meat producers and suppliers of fresh meats.

16.  Accurately record spoilage on a daily basis. Maintain daily spoilage logs.

17.   Assist is all area necessary within the Kitchen/preparation area if short of staff.

18.  Follow proper coding procedures. Check expiration codes and inspect all meat items during shift.

A Job By

Giftland Office Max


Giftland OfficeMax is the leading Department Store in Guyana with over fifteen individual Departments. Our daily operation is represented by over 190 employees. Giftland is committed to excellence through providing exceptional customer service, competitive prices and a wide variety of quality products. In 2015, Giftland opened a Mall which features over 140 different concessions including the largest Sports, Electronics, Stationery & Office Supplies stores in Guyana and the Caribbean. There are 8 Multiplex Theatre, Video Arcades, Beauty Salons, Health & Nutrition Stores, Barber Shops, a Jewelry Store, ATMs and many more amenities.
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