Job Openings

Full Time Butcher

The Local Butcher Shop,  an employee-owned business in North Berkeley, is looking for a full time Butcher to join our team. 

Are you a chef or cook who loves cooking but is tired of the long hours? Do you like educating people about good product and how to create delicious meals? Are you looking to fine tune your skills in the craft of butchery? If you answered yes to these questions, you might be a great addition to The Local Butcher Shop.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Setting up the butcher case in the morning and taking it down in the evening
  • Assisting other butchers with cutting for the case, roast tying and order fulfillment
  • Organizing and managing meat inventory
  • Cleaning and maintaining shop work space
  • Re-stocking, fronting and facing retail goods

Our ideal candidate will have basic culinary know-how, but we are happy to provide training for the right person. It is more important to us that you are friendly, outgoing, a hard worker and eager to learn.  Hours are generally 7:30-4 or 11:30-8, five days per week, with additional hours required around major holidays. You must be available to work weekends and some weeknights. You must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Wages start at $18.07/hour and go up from there depending on experience and ability. Also, as we are now a worker-owned cooperative, part-ownership and profit-sharing opportunities are available to those interested in becoming a member of the cooperative.

To apply, please email our team at Please paste your resume into the body of an email and include a few sentences about yourself and why you would like to be a butcher at The Local Butcher Shop.