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Meat Counter Associate - Experience Preferred (New York)


compensation: Per- Experience
employment type: full-time

Since 1912, Citarella has been a part of New York. Our name is synonymous with freshness, quality and value. In a city that offers overwhelming variety, we proudly offer the largest selection of fresh seafood & aged prime meats along with prepared foods and gourmet groceries. While growing, we have maintained our commitment to providing the best quality, value and service.

Citarella, The Ultimate Gourmet Market, is seeking Meat Counter Associates to join our team at any of our locations! We take pride in providing exceptional customer service and are seeking meat experts in the industry with positive and pleasant demeanor to help us exceed in customer satisfaction.


Prior experience in a meat/butcher or related role
Excellent customer service skills and a professional demeanor
Knowledge of meat products and prime cuts
Basic meat cooking techniques (cooking time, temperatures- internal/external)
Superior knife skills and ability to properly ability to properly and safely utilize department equipment
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Willingness to learn about our product and upkeep with product knowledge
Ability to perform physical requirements of position including standing for extended periods of time including kneeling, stooping, using stairs, able to lift, carry, push and pull weights
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
Ability to read and write the English language, conduct business related mathematics and analyze data as required.

Overview of Responsibilities

Provide exceptional customer service to all guests and promote department sales
Serve and assist customers, explain product flavor, origin, taste and how they are prepared
Prepare, package, weigh, portion, and price product upon request
Maintain and arrange product displays, cases, and overall department
Cut, trim, and bone carcass sections or prime cuts, using knives, meat saw, cleaver, and bandsaw, to reduce to cooking cuts, such as roasts, steaks, chops, stew cubes, and grinding meat.
Tend electric grinder to grind meat.
Shape and tie roasts
Monitor product quality and freshness and ensure proper rotation of product
Maintain clean and sanitary work station, back room, storage and surrounding areas.
Follow and comply with Company policies and procedures, including health and sanitation, and safe work practices
Other reasonably assigned duties as per business need

In return we offer!

Competitive Wages
Medical, Dental, Vision
Flexible Spending Accounts - Health, Transit and Dependent Care
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Employee Discount
401K Retirement Savings with Company Match!

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Citarella is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
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