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Job Title: Courtesy Clerk

Job Summary: The Courtesy Clerk is responsible for providing exceptional customer service by greeting and assisting customers, bagging groceries, and maintaining a clean and organized store environment. This position requires a friendly and outgoing personality, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Greet customers and provide assistance with their shopping needs
  • Bag groceries and assist customers with carrying their purchases to their vehicles
  • Maintain a clean and organized store environment, including sweeping, mopping, and wiping down surfaces
  • Assist with stocking shelves and maintaining inventory levels
  • Answer customer questions and provide information about store policies and procedures
  • Assist with other tasks as needed, including cashiering and customer service


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends

Physical Demands: The Courtesy Clerk must be able to stand for extended periods of time, lift up to 50 pounds, and perform repetitive motions such as bending, stooping, and reaching. This position may require working in a refrigerated environment.

Work Environment: The Courtesy Clerk will work in a retail store environment, which may include exposure to noise, dust, and other environmental factors. This position may require working in a refrigerated environment.

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits: The Courtesy Clerk may be eligible for benefits such as health insurance, paid time off, and retirement savings plans, depending on the employer.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Courtesy Clerk

What is the best way to find and hire a Courtesy Clerk near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Courtesy Clerk applicants. Employers posting their Courtesy Clerk job on Indeed get about 14 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Courtesy Clerk applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Courtesy Clerk are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 13 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 21 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Courtesy Clerk positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Courtesy Clerk role?
SMS has 91% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Courtesy Clerk job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Courtesy Clerks are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 108% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Courtesy Clerk applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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