Fishmongers and Poultry Dressers

Fishmongers and poultry dressers clean, cut and prepare fish and poultry for processing or sale.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 8,607
£ 19,743
£ 29,208

Available jobs

In the past year there were 9,429 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Oversees quality assurance, food hygiene, product changeover, or other food production KPIs, and supervise others who are conducting tasks as required .

  • Handles through manual or mechanical means; the weighing, labelling, packing and stacking of finished product as required.

  • Handles through manual or mechanical means; the removal of feathers and internal organs, the extraction of edible offal, the removal of feet and head from poultry carcasses, trims, fillets, portions, trusses, dresses, weighs or prepares for packing.

  • Care for livestock prior to processing and through the slaughter stage.

  • Cuts and slits fish for curing by hand or machine.

  • Scrubs, de-scales, heads, guts, washes and bones fish.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Poultry

  • Butchering

  • Food Safety And Sanitation

  • Knife Skills

  • Deboning

  • Meat Cutting

  • Sawing

  • Cooking

  • Product Knowledge

  • Meat Products

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Customer Service

  • Communication

  • Sales

  • Detail Oriented

  • English Language

  • Packaging And Labeling

  • Enthusiasm

  • Self-Motivation

  • Strong Work Ethic

  • Teamwork

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.