Now Hiring: Meat Cutter Apprentice

Meat Cutting Apprentice (noun/ the newbie on the knife)


Get paid, to get a trade! 

We are seeking a new apprentice for our meat cutting training program (paid, on-the-job training).   Meridian knows meat like Bo knows baseball. It’s our pride and passion, and it’s our butchers who deliver all that passion to the customer through exceptional service, and a selection of meats, seafood and delicacies they won’t find anywhere else.

Our Meat Cutting Apprenticeship Program has been designed to develop people with little or no experience, and provide them with the skills and abilities required to qualify them to run day to day meat cutting operations in our stores.


What you’ll be doing:

As our Meat Cutting Apprentice, you will be registered with the BC Industry Trade Authority under Meridian’s journeyman sponsorship. Our Meridian Apprenticeship Program has three graduate designations: Levels 1 - 3.  Apprentices must meet the required criteria to complete each level before being certified, and progressing to the next level of the program.  Passing criteria includes being able to demonstrate understanding of specific professional knowledge, and the skills and ability associated with each level designation.  Training is provided through a combination of in-store practical training and class room instruction.


About you:

  • You are a friendly people person who likes making customers happy.
  • You like efficiency, you like to GSD (Get Stuff Done) and you know how to hustle.
  • You roll up your sleeves and roll with the punches when things go sideways.
  • You’re self-motivated and care about making an impact.
  • You want to learn and welcome new stretching challenges and opportunities.
  • You are seeking a company that invests in

Bonus points for:

  • You have experience in customer service.
  • You have grocery or kitchen experience.


Why work at Meridian?

You’ll be joining a team of friends (a family, a squad) who know the best way to get work done is to have fun doing it.  Collaboration, personality, hard work, and baked goods are all wholeheartedly encouraged.  We offer competitive wages, advancement opportunities, in-store discount, and a fresh upbeat company culture.


About Meridian:

We’re a locally owned & operated family business with 7 locations in the lower mainland. Fresh describes everything we do, from free range and grass-fed meats raised without added growth hormones, to Ocean Wise sustainable seafood, locally harvested produce and artisan breads baked daily. Every day, our goal is to delight people’s senses with an abundant selection of the freshest food available.


How to Apply

Apply online by filling out the application form below, drop off your resume at the White rock location or give the store a call at 604-531-4649

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