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Become A Food Clerk

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Working As A Food Clerk

  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Outdoors/walking/standing

  • $17,222

    Average Salary

What Does A Food Clerk Do At Meijer

* Possessing a sense of urgency and comfort level to be able to work in a fast paced environment
* Building rapport with customers
* Displaying a friendly and outgoing attitude that is shown through good eye contact and body language
* Providing assistance by responding to customer questions in an effective and efficient manner
* Stocking product and maintaining product displays according to merchandising standards
* Following safety and sanitation procedures to ensure quality service and products for our customers

What Does A Food Clerk Do At Jewel-Osco

* Champions Company and Division customer service programs to meet or exceed Division customer service goals.
* Handles customer relations in a positive manner, including effective resolution of customer complaints.
* Promotes Albertson’s philosophy of personalized service.
* Maintains the quality condition of all products: receives, cleans, stores, maintains, processes, trims, arranges, wraps, packages, stocks, rotates or faces product.
* Works reworked or reduced to sale items according to Company procedures.
* Maintains and cleans display cases, work areas, coolers and freezers.
* Pulls and discards outdated and spoiled products according to procedures.
* Maintains stockroom.
* Cleans and dusts shelves.
* Controls shrink.
* Prevents the sale of out of code product.
* Operates any related equipment such as cutters, slicers, knives, safety cutters, trash compactor, etc,
* Operates checkstand equipment such as cash register, printer, scanner and scale to process customer orders.
* Engages in suggestive selling and other sales techniques and bags customer orders.
* Keeps checkstand clean, neat and properly stocked.
* Assists customers with special orders.
* Assists the customers with money orders, promotions, returns, rain checks and rentals.
* Assists customers with sale of cigarettes and liquor if appropriate.
* Builds product displays and operates related equipment such as hand trucks, six- wheel carts, high boys and pallet jacks.
* Maintains a safe, secure and sanitary work environment.
* Responsible for staying current on product location, new products, sales and promotions, monitoring UPC codes and ensuring a safe and secure work area.
* Ensures costs, quality and inventory control through verifying orders against invoices, auditing contents of product cases and completing necessary forms and reports accurately.
* Assists customers, performs checking duties with an emphasis on providing friendly, courteous, customer service.
* Uses the store intercom to make announcements.
* Responsible for performing all job duties and responsibilities safely and with accuracy, honesty and integrity.
* Represents the store in a positive manner to customers and the public.
* Other necessary and required duties as assigned

What Does A Food Clerk Do At Meijer

* Managing cake outdates daily
* Receiving and processing cake orders
* Managing cake and icing inventory
* Managing cake decorating station to include preparing icing's and following all sanitation procedures
* Maintaining a positive, friendly working relationship with customers, team members and leadership
* Stocking and maintenance of product and product displays according to quality and merchandising standards
* Potential for working in our deli and bakery areas

What Does A Food Clerk Do At Meijer

* Possessing a sense of urgency and comfort level to be able to work in a fast paced environment
* Working on all daily back stock in assigned area
* Responsible for performing daily overs and shorts
* Responsible for backroom organization in assigned area daily
* Ensures all ICAPs are performed daily

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How To Become A Food Clerk

Food preparation workers typically learn their skills through on-the-job training. No formal education or previous work experience is required.


There are no formal education requirements for becoming a food preparation worker.


Most food preparation workers learn their skills through short-term on-the-job training, usually lasting several weeks. Trainees typically start by working under the supervision of an experienced worker, who teaches them basic kitchen duties. Training also may include basic sanitation and workplace safety regulations, as well as instructions on how to handle and prepare food.

Important Qualities

Dexterity. Food preparation workers chop vegetables, cut meat, and perform many other tasks with sharp knives. They must have the ability to work quickly and safely with sharp objects.

Listening skills. Food preparation workers must understand customers’ orders and follow directions from cooks, chefs, or food service managers.

Physical stamina. Food preparation workers stand on their feet for long periods while they prepare food, clean work areas, or lift heavy pots from the stove.

Physical strength. Food preparation workers should be strong enough to lift and carry heavy food supply boxes, which often can weigh up to 50 pounds.


Advancement opportunities for food preparation workers depend on their training and work experience. Many food preparation workers advance to assistant or line cook positions as they learn basic cooking skills.

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Food Clerk Demographics


  • Male

  • Female

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Arabic

  • Chinese

  • Vietnamese

  • German

  • Japanese

  • Amharic

  • Russian

  • Korean

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Top Food Clerk Skills

  1. Customer Service Skills
  2. Stock Shelves
  3. Merchandise
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills.
  • Stock shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with merchandise and arrange merchandise displays to attract customers.
  • Maintain company and health standards and utilize creative skills to assemble merchandise displays.
  • Ensured the highest level of customer service while consistently practicing safe food handling procedures.
  • Provided excellent customer service to shoppers via the deli meats/cheese department, sub bar and the artisan breads kiosk.

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