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Production Assistant

We are hiring a part time counter clerk. This position is currently for Saturdays only, located in North Dartmouth from the hours of 9 am to 530 pm. This position would be ideal for a student as there are more hours in the summer that will be reduced in the fall.

This position is primarily responsible for customer service, positively greeting customers, stocking shelves, and relaying information to the client.

Other responsibilities will include:

- Light food prep responsibilities including weighing meat, wrapping meat, packaging meat, and labeling meat.

- Cleaning: washing windows, organizing retail signs, washing dishes, putting dishes away, wiping down tables, taking out garbage.

- Cash duties: working with cash and POS, handling cash, writing receipts, receiving orders.

- Learning about our changing products, steaks, cooking methods, local ingredients and farm supplies, and relaying that information to clients.

You will be positive, energetic, and someone who enjoys working with customers and has a passion for local food. You will have the desire to learn and willingness to work hard to gain knowledge and skills.

Physical requirements include being able to work standing for 8-10 hours per day and lift 50 lb repeatedly. Other position requirements include being able to focus on one task at a time and also the ability to multi task when required. The ability to arrive at work on time and manage your time to get work done in a timely manner at the end of the day. The ability to learn and willingness to listen to team leaders. This position is for Saturdays only so the ability to work every Saturday is required.

Pay for this position will begin at $15/hour with the ability to increase depending on attitude and knowledge growth.

Please submit your resume to and put Production Assistant in the subject line.

We aim to create a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our employees and customers and we encourage everyone to apply. If you share our passion for quality local food we encourage you to bring your authentic self to our table. Thank you to those who apply but only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Vessel Meats is a whole carcass craft butchery who is dedicated to supplying quality local meat in Nova Scotia and supporting small scale farmers. We are building pipelines and relationships to make locally grown food more accessible and attainable to consumers in our community. We believe that by supporting small farms and fostering conversations we can create long term change for producers and consumers in our community that can change the way our province consumes meat.

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