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Job Title: Produce Clerk

Job Summary: The Produce Clerk is responsible for ensuring the quality and freshness of all produce items in the store. This includes stocking, rotating, and maintaining the produce section, as well as providing excellent customer service to shoppers.


  • Receive and inspect all incoming produce shipments
  • Stock and rotate produce items to ensure freshness
  • Maintain a clean and organized produce section
  • Assist customers with selecting and purchasing produce items
  • Answer customer questions and provide information about produce items
  • Operate equipment such as slicers and scales
  • Follow all safety and sanitation procedures


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a grocery store or produce department preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Flexibility to work weekends and holidays

Physical Demands: The Produce Clerk must be able to stand for extended periods of time, lift heavy objects, and operate equipment such as slicers and scales.

Work Environment: The Produce Clerk will work in a grocery store environment, which may include exposure to cold temperatures, wet floors, and loud noises.

Salary: The salary for a Produce Clerk varies depending on experience and location.

Benefits: Benefits may include health insurance, paid time off, and employee discounts.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Produce Clerk

What is the best way to find and hire a Produce Clerk near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Produce Clerk applicants. Employers posting their Produce Clerk job on Indeed get about 15 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Produce Clerk applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Produce Clerk are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 15 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 9 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Produce Clerk positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Produce Clerk role?
SMS has 87% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Produce Clerk job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Produce Clerks are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 152% 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 Produce 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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