Store Clerk Job Descriptions

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Store Clerk Job Description Template

Job Title: Store Clerk

Job Type: Full-time/Part-time

Location: [Insert location]

Job Summary:

The Store Clerk will be responsible for providing excellent customer service, maintaining a clean and organized store, and assisting with inventory management. The ideal candidate will have a friendly and outgoing personality, strong communication skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist customers with their purchases and provide product information
  • Operate cash register and handle financial transactions accurately
  • Maintain a clean and organized store environment
  • Receive and process shipments of merchandise
  • Assist with inventory management and restocking of products
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior retail or customer service experience preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds

Working Conditions:

The Store Clerk will work in a retail environment and may be required to stand for extended periods of time. The position may require working evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Salary and Benefits:

[Insert salary range and any benefits offered]

Application Process:

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to [Insert contact information]. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Store Clerk

What is the best way to find and hire a Store Clerk near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Store Clerk applicants. Employers posting their Store Clerk job on Indeed get about 12 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Store Clerk applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Store Clerk are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 14 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 23 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Store Clerk positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Store Clerk role?
SMS has 92% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Store Clerk job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Store Clerks are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 160% 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 Store 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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