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Meat and Seafood Assistant Manager

Meat and Seafood Assistant Manager

The Position:

Reporting to the Meat and Seafood Manager, the Assistant Meat and Seafood Manager provides exceptional service and quality products for our customers.  Our meat and seafood department creates all the house made meat products and butchers cuts of meat, poultry and fish to present and serve our customers quality products.  

Gus’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of ancestry, race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual identity, sexual orientation, age, creed, genetic information, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or other basis protected by applicable federal or California state law.


  • Provides exceptional guest experience, especially during peak service times through great leadership, efficient service, and a great work environment.
  • Gives guests priority and attention at all times.
  • Assists in leading the meat and seafood operations including, inventory, ordering, and training.
  • Assists with inventory to maximize profits while minimizing spoilage.
  • Trains new employees on the sanitation of the meat and seafood area and proper food handling, rotation, labelling, etc.
  • Helps ensure that the meat and seafood case are stocked throughout the day to maximize sales and minimize spoilage.
  • Works with the manager to ensure that all holiday and special orders are on time and the customer is satisfied and returns to us for all their butcher needs.
  • Helps to train employees on all aspects of meat and seafood operations including safe operation and use of equipment such as knives, saws, wrappers, scales, as well as other equipment.
  • When the manager is not present, prioritizes duties and delegates tasks.
  • Helps to manage the storage, stocking, rotation and maintenance of all product.
  • Helps to order, receive, and manage inventory at a reasonable level for optimal meat and seafood operation.


  • Minimum 2 years as a butcher or cutter
  • Current, valid, Food Handler Card required.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.  
  • Personable, outgoing and enthusiastic about interacting with diverse guests.
  • Passionate about butchery work and exceptional product delivery.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment, with a sense of urgency while maintaining great customer service.
  • Committed to providing an enjoyable shopping experience, championing local purveyors, and advocating for environmental stewardship.
  • A sense of humor and ability to find fulfillment in engaging with guests and staff.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds. 
  • In an 8-hour work day: standing/walking 6-8 hours. 
  • Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing, and pulling. 
  • Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting, and reaching. 
  • Exposure to temperatures: <32 degrees Fahrenheit (freezing), 32-40 degrees Fahrenheit (refrigerators), >90 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Ability to work in a wet and cold environment. 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed. 
  • Open schedule is preferred, evenings, weekends and holidays are a must.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

This job posting describes the general requirements of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Please note:  Internal candidate identified.

To Apply

Please send us your most recent resume, three professional references and a brief cover letter with a description of yourself and your availability. We look forward to hearing from you! Thanks.