Grocery Clerk

Grocery Clerk Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Grocery Clerk to join our team.


  • Stocks shelves, dairy case and other areas of the department;
  • Display a friendly and outgoing attitude through good eye contact and body language;
  • Respond to customer questions in an effective manner;
  • Fills customer orders by obtaining items from shelves, freezers, coolers, bins, tables, or containers;
  • Rotates stock to assure high quality, fresh merchandise at all times;
  • Monitors pull dates on all Grocery merchandise;
  • Accurately prices all merchandise by stamping, marking, or placing shelf tags/signs;
  • Maintains a clean & safe work area at all times. Keeps aisles free of cardboard and overstock merchandise;
  • Follow safety and sanitation procedures to ensure quality service and products for our customers;
  • This position is applicable to the following departments: Meat, Seafood, Bakery, Deli, Grocery;
  • Building rapport with customers;
  • Required to operate a cash register following established policies and procedures;
  • Assures daily price changes are done accurately & completed before store opens; maintaining price integrity at all times;
  • Frequently lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds;
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch.


  • Ability to handle stressful situations;
  • Effective communication skills;
  • Knowledge of basic math;
  • Must be 18 or older;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Sound judgement/decision making skills;
  • Basic math skills (counting, addition, and subtraction);
  • You possess good listening and communication skills;
  • Ability to stay calm while working in a fast-paced environment;
  • You are detail-oriented and organized;
  • No experience is necessary; on the job training is provided;
  • Posses the ability to handle high stress and volume of customers while maintaining a positive shopping experience for the customer;
  • Thorough understanding of all safety requirements and company safety policies, including proper lifting techniques and box cutter safety;
  • Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to handle a diverse crew in a stressful environment.

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