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Job Title: Grocery Clerk

Job Summary: We are seeking a reliable and customer-oriented Grocery Clerk to join our team. The Grocery Clerk will be responsible for stocking shelves, assisting customers, and maintaining a clean and organized store. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.


  • Stock shelves with merchandise and rotate products to ensure freshness
  • Assist customers with locating products and provide recommendations
  • Operate cash register and handle transactions accurately
  • Maintain a clean and organized store by sweeping, mopping, and wiping down surfaces
  • Receive and unload deliveries, and verify accuracy of shipments
  • Assist with inventory management and restocking supplies as needed


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in a retail or grocery store setting preferred
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain a clean and organized store
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for extended periods of time

Working Conditions: The Grocery Clerk will work in a retail environment and may be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays. The position may require standing for extended periods of time and lifting up to 50 pounds.

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

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, paid time off, and employee discounts.

About Us: Our grocery store is committed to providing high-quality products and exceptional customer service. We value our employees and strive to create a positive and supportive work environment.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Grocery Clerk

What is the best way to find and hire a Grocery Clerk near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Grocery Clerk applicants. Employers posting their Grocery Clerk job on Indeed get about 17 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Grocery Clerk applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Grocery Clerk are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 9 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 7 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Grocery Clerk positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Grocery Clerk role?
SMS has 95% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Grocery Clerk job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Grocery Clerks are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 145% 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 Grocery 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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