Meat Wrapper

Requisition ID:  169347 

Career Group:  Store Careers 

Job Category:  Retail - Meat 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: British Columbia  

City: Saltspring Island

Location: 9459 Saltspring Island Thrifty 

Postal Code: V8K 2S5 


Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.


The Meat Wrapper is responsible for carrying out the full range of duties of the position in a professional, accurate and timely fashion. The Meat Wrapper will deliver exceptional customer service, foster customer loyalty, fulfill customer needs and actively contribute to an environment of employee and customer engagement. 

Job Description

• Adherence to all Food Safety Protocols, Standard Operating Procedures, corporate policies and Health and Safety, and other programs and initiatives
• Provide customer service to meet customer needs
• Accurately wraps, packages, prices, labels, and dates all meat and poultry products in a financially responsible manner
• Keep work area clean and presentable at all times
• Handle, organize, and rotate products in accordance with company standards
• Accurately records information in all appropriate logs 
• Perform program execution and merchandising product, following company presentation standards
• Handle and prepare deli products in accordance with company quality standards and food safety protocols
• Increase store sales by actively promoting products
• Participate in the training of junior staff
• Order and receive stock in accordance with company inventory control procedures
• Maintain and prepare meat products for service case, if applicable
• Process department shrink
• Other duties as required

Job Requirements

  • Customer service
  • Service standards
  • Customer offering
  • Full knowledge of department operations and skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Customer Service 
  • Interpersonal Skills 
  • Job Knowledge 
  • Adaptability/Flexibility 
  • Dependability 
  • Productivity 
  • Teamwork 
  • Enthused Selling
  • May be required to lift up to 50lbs 
  • Two person lift required for weights exceeding 50lbs 
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time 
  • Physical work including; but not limited to bending, lifting, and reaching 
  • Exposure to varying temperatures over short periods of time 
  • Exposure to sanitation and cleaning chemicals 
  • Flexible hours and overtime


We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package, varied by role, designed to help our teammates to live better – physically, financially and emotionally.


The starting salary range for this position in British Columbia is $16.85/hr. We will consider factors such as your working location, work experience and skills as well as internal equity, and market conditions to ensure that you are paid fairly and competitively.


Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.


While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.