Deli Clerk

Retail Store - Food Service · Costa Mesa, California


Under both the Food Service Manager and Store Manager Supervision, the DELI CLERK performs the following duties:


  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Package, weigh, and price items ordered by the customers from the deli case
  • Maintain and rotate products and displays to avoid damages or spoilage
  • Set up deli case re-bowl dishes as needed, put out fresh ingredients
  • Label products with appropriate dates and prices
  • Remove expired product and discard according to store procedures
  • Restock shelves and deli case, cups cutlery, & other supplies from stock room
  • Prepare special orders submitted by customers and ready for them when they arrive
  • Sample items with customers to increase sales
  • Read and understand recipes in English
  • Maintain the store facility clean, neat and orderly
  • Share new ideas to management that would improve the department
  • Interact with vendors
  • Assist in other duties as assigned
Any combination equivalent to, but not limited to, the following:

  • A High School Diploma or G.E.D. certificate
  • Previous customer experience is a plus
Knowledge of:
  • Customer service techniques
  • Simple arithmetical calculations
  • English language (read, write, speak)
Ability to:
  • Read, comprehend and relate product knowledge to customers in an understandable manner
  • Work in an accurate manner in a fast-paced environment
  • Order, stock, face and price conduct
  • Work in a team with those contacted in the course of work
  • Assist customers promptly
  • Communicate orally and in writing with supervisors, co-workers and customers
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
  • Lift bowls of prepared food, up to 25 lbs. from 24 to 36 Constantly
  • Lift, carry, push, pull 50 lbs. often
  • Carry bowls and plates of food and beverage up to 50 ft.
  • Push and Pull Cart and Dolly
  • Be able to stand constantly for entire shift
Special Requirements:
  • Must be available to work various shifts as needed

This job description is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by leadership.