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$35,000

Salary

Services Industry

5%

Industry Job Growth

What this job is about

As the assistant to the butcher, you'd learn the ropes about cutting, slicing, dicing and dressing meat while serving up steaks to customers.Whether it's a custom order or you're prepackaging meat for the masses, you'll need to actually be interested in meat to get started. Knowing what makes a great steak or how to pick the best pork will serve you well as you interact with customers. Because you'll be taking orders from the head butcher, you'll need to have good listening skills. It's also the perfect place to start if you have good people skills and you're comfortable working with meat. Uh, sorry vegetarians.

Work Styles

What it Takes

Equipment Selection

Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

Active Listening

Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people.

Equipment Maintenance

Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

Operation and Control

Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

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