Grocery Clerk

Retail Store - Market · Costa Mesa, California


Hiring Range: $14.00 - $17.00/hour DOE

Under both the Grocery Manager and Store Manager Supervision, the GROCERY CLERK performs the following duties:


  • Customer service and assist other employees as needed
  • General merchandising activities, including pricing
  • Assist in receiving, storing, and stocking of products & proper rotation
  • Create and build product displays, ensure proper facing of products
  • Handle product damages and credits according to company policy
  • Place orders for products form other stores and manufacturers and/or distributors
  • Check delivery invoices/packing lists against shipped product
  • Must be familiar with store products and their locations in order to assist customers in locating items
  • Dust and clean shelves and product
  • Check product expiration date
  • Maintain awareness of safety and security in assigned area and removing safety hazards (ladders, cardboard boxes, etc.)
  • Other duties 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

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:

  • Stand for long periods of time (up to 8 hours)
  • Climb ladders, squat, bend
  • Lift and carry boxes and crates up to 75 pounds
  • Extend arms overhead and reach for products and boxes
  • May work both inside and outside in wet and/or cold weather conditions
  • Stock shelves using carts, box cutters and dollies

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.