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Working As A Seafood 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 Seafood Clerk Do At Jewel-Osco

* Maintains an atmosphere of enthusiastic customer awareness with an emphasis on fast, friendly, courteous customer service.
* Engages in suggestive selling and other sales techniques via in-store intercom and one-on-one customer contact.
* Washes and processes fresh fish.
* Creates effective displays for meat, poultry and seafood products.
* Weighs, wraps and prices butcher block products.
* Rotates and stocks meat, poultry and seafood products to ensure freshness, quality, selection and adequate supply to meet customer demand.
* Prevents the sale of out-dated or spoiled product.
* Performs receiving duties including: organizing cooler and storage areas, refrigerating products immediately, verifying orders against invoices, verifying freshness of ordered product, reporting shortages and claims to ensure proper billing, dating and rotating products to ensure freshness and quality.
* Opens and sets up butcher block case and closes and pulls down butcher block case according to company procedures.
* Ensures proper holding temperatures are maintained for fresh seafood and other butcher block products.
* Uses proper care in handling product to prolong freshness.
* Follows product presentation procedures such as icing and garnishing to ensure freshness, full variety and visual appeal.
* Follows proper signing procedures.
* Maintains cleanliness, sanitation and appearance of butcher block cases, work area and equipment.
* Maintains a safe work environment.
* Prepares seafood salads and cheese balls.
* Cooks food samples.
* Steams fish products such as clams.
* Responsible for performing all job duties and responsibilities with honesty and integrity.
* Other necessary and required duties

What Does A Seafood Clerk Do At Jewel-Osco

* Adheres to 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 and reporting to the Meat Manager or Store Director as appropriate.
* Promotes Albertson’s philosophy of personalized service.
* Weighs, wraps, prices and labels poultry, meat, fish and other fresh products in the Meat Department.
* Follows laws and Company policy on weighing, labeling, code-dating and the handling of reworked and reduced-to-clear items.
* Receives and breaks down loads.
* Cuts cases, stacks, dates and marks merchandise, organizes and rotates product in cooler, organizes storage areas and refrigerates products immediately.
* Checks for quality and quantity.
* Maintains product quality by ensuring compliance with Company policies and federal and state regulations on handling, storage and temperatures.
* Transports wrapped product from work area to display cases.
* Maintains and stocks display cases.
* Pulls out of code date and spoiled product.
* Ensures proper merchandising, signing, inventory level and eye-appeal of department.
* May perform limited cutting duties for training purposes only.
* Controls shrink and expenses.
* Accurately completes and monitors daily log sheet and other required paperwork and logs.
* Maintains and organizes meat department cooler and freezer.
* Ensures cleanliness and sanitation of sales floor, meat deli and butcher block cases, work areas, cooler, freezer, equipment and retail cases.
* Ensures that product packaging, labeling, rotation and wrapping standards are met.
* Ensures proper merchandising of product by understanding and implementing schematics, merchandising of advertised items, proper signing procedures and monitoring product flow.
* Complies with retail labeling laws, federal and state regulations and Company policies.
* Complies with all federal, state and local health, and food handling and safety standards.
* Assists customers by taking and filling special orders.
* Makes product suggestions and engages in suggestive selling.
* Makes intercom announcements.
* Answers and responds to incoming calls appropriately.
* Responsible for performing all job duties and responsibilities safely, accurately and with honesty and integrity.
* Other necessary and required duties

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How To Become A Seafood 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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Seafood Clerk Career Paths

Seafood Clerk
Warehouse Worker Warehouse Manager General Manager
Area Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Stock Clerk Security Officer Night Auditor
Assistant General Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver Service Technician Service Manager
Branch Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Machine Operator Technician Operations Manager
Business Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Chef Chef/Kitchen Manager
Chef Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Chef Head Chef
Chef/Kitchen Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Prep Cook Kitchen Manager General Manager
District Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Material Handler Operation Supervisor Assistant General Manager
Food And Beverage Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Prep Cook Chef Executive Chef
Food Service Director
9 Yearsyrs
Package Handler Order Picker Food Service Worker
Food Service Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Material Handler Self-Employed Food Service Worker
Food Service Supervisor
5 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Technician Service Manager
General Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Meat Cutter Journeyman Meat Cutter
Meat Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Produce Clerk Delivery Driver Operations Manager
Operations Director
9 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Service Technician Service Manager
Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Stock Clerk Office Manager General Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor
Production Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Produce Clerk Merchandiser Account Manager
Sales Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Machine Operator Production Supervisor Operations Manager
Site Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Worker Shipping And Receiving Clerk Warehouse Associate
Warehouse Manager
5 Yearsyrs
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Seafood Clerk Demographics


  • Male

  • Female

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

  • Unknown

  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Portuguese

  • Chinese

  • Russian

  • Bulgarian

  • Vietnamese

  • German

  • Bosnian

  • Cantonese

  • Japanese

  • Mandarin

  • Persian

  • Korean

  • Carrier

  • Italian

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Top Seafood Clerk Skills

  1. Customer Service Skills
  2. Meat Department
  3. Seafood Department
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Utilized customer service skills, and time management skills in preparing food, while following safety rules and regulations.
  • Work as a team with meat department to make sure all customers are served from both departments in timely manner.
  • Assist customers in the deli and seafood department by providing over-the-counter service.
  • Cleaned and maintained supplies, equipment, in order to ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Learn and use knowledge about Seafood products including: ingredients, recipes, fishing methods and farming.

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