Meat Cutter/Butcher

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Meat Cutter/Butcher


Vermont Livestock Slaughter and Processing (28515)
76 Depot Rd.
Ferrisburgh, VT 05456
United States


Vermont Livestock Slaughter & Processing (VLSP) is a small family-owned business whose mission is to provide quality service to the livestock industry. As one of the few USDA-inspected facilities in Vermont, we are equipped to slaughter and process beef, lamb, and pork for clients from both in and out of state. We are a critical part of the New England farming and food community that supports farmers who raise livestock through humane practices.  On a weekly basis, we process 35-40 animals but are currently undergoing a renovation to modernize our facility and increase our production. 

We are looking for team members who have an interest in learning, are comfortable in a team setting, and can contribute to a positive and friendly work environment.  VLSP values honesty, hard work, a good sense of humor, and integrity among our team members. We recognize our mistakes and support growth among staff through continued training.

The Meat Cutter/Butcher assists with carcass processing and meat packaging. 

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:  

  • Butchering animal carcasses using knives, hand saws and blades, and other meat cutting equipment  

  • Daily inspection of carcasses 

  • Confirming requirements federal Bacterial and antimicrobial completion of processed meat  

  • Packaging of meat products 

  • Other duties as assigned 

Applicant Qualifications:  

  • Must be able to lift 50-100 lbs and work in a refrigerated environment 

  • Ability to safely handle and use sharp knives, hand saws, saw blades, and meat process equipment 

  • Willingness to follow food safety procedures and maintain a safe work environment 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and follow directions as a team member 

Meat processing
Food Processing or Manufacturing
Compensation and Benefits

Starting wage: $18/hour, based on experience 

Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm 

Full-time and Part-time positions are available 

Benefits: Health insurance (FT only), paid holidays, vacation/sick time accrual, a monthly meat benefit, and a PPE allowance. 

Date Posted
Open until filled
# of Positions Available
Full Time or Part Time
How to Apply

Applications can be submitted through this link or by emailing with your resume.