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Butcher Counter Clerk

Primal Supply Meats
Philadelphia, PA
  • Posted: 28 days ago
  • $16 to $18 Hourly
  • Other
Job Description

Primal Supply Meats is a woman-owned and operated butchery and local sourcing company committed to providing sustainable, pasture-raised meat and grocery to the Philadelphia region. Our daily work involves sourcing, logistics, processing, packaging, fulfillment and sales. We care greatly for our network of producers, processors, customers and above all, our product. As a young business that is quickly growing, we value our team members and strive to maintain a productive, educational, and mission-driven work environment.


Primal Supply Meats is hiring a responsible and energetic counter clerk with experience in customer service and inventory management. As a member of the Primal Supply retail team, you will care for our product, support butcher shop operations, and serve customers purchasing meat and provisions. The ideal candidate for this role will exhibit a passion for great customer service and genuine interest in whole-animal butchery. A positive attitude, eagerness to learn, and solid communication skills are necessary. 100% commitment to customer service and sustaining product standards is required.


  • Exhibit a passion for great customer service and genuine interest in whole-animal butchery

  • Assist customers with the purchase of fresh meat, grocery items and special orders

  • Support sales through customer education and suggested offerings based on customer preferences

  • Maintain stock and accurate inventories of meat case, produce, cheese, pantry items and other grocery items

  • Participate in shop set-up and breakdown and assist butchers in setting up and breaking down meat case daily

  • Payment handling (including cash)

  • Clean equipment and work areas to maintain health and sanitation standards

  • Practice general shop upkeep and product updates as needed

  • Practice food safety and temperature control procedures at all times

  • Participate in staff meetings and trainings, as needed

  • Understand policies and practices that are relevant to our mission and be able to articulate these as a representative of our business


  • Able to stand and walk for 8+ hours and be able to lift 50+ pounds from the ground

  • Fast learner with a strong work ethic

  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team to ensure timely and organized workflow

  • Punctual, organized and detail-oriented

  • Proactive and open with communication

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers

  • Cooking experience (may be professional or personal)

  • Commitment to local food and sustainable meat production

*This position is full-time Tuesday-Saturday at our Brewerytown HQ with the potential for occasional shifts at our East Passyunk Ave Butcher Shop.


This position is full-time with a competitive hourly wage. The ideal candidate will have some schedule flexibility, as some days will end earlier or later than scheduled.

Please understand that as a food company, the holidays are a busy time of year, therefore time-off may be limited during these crucial times.

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Primal Supply Meats


Philadelphia, PA



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