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Bakery Clerk

Location: All retail locations
Job ID: Bakery Clerk
Department: Retail
Date Posted: Jun 08, 2023


Job Description

In this entry-level store job, Bakery clerks devote their attention to creating eye-catching displays of fresh Bakery products, including breads, rolls, and more. Customer service is a large part of this role from greeting customers and taking their orders to making product recommendations and receiving incoming deliveries. A desire to help others, deliver friendly, prompt customer service, and learn our high standards for product freshness and sanitation is key to be successful in this role.

Required Qualifications

  • At least 16 years of age (at least 18 years of age in North Carolina and Virginia).
  • At least 18 years of age to use sharp knives, powered equipment, or ladders, scaffolds, or their substitutes above 6 feet in height.
  • Ability to deliver friendly, courteous, prompt customer service.
  • Ability to interpret and follow instructions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work well with others and be an effective team member.
  • A passion for serving people.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides premier customer service, including greeting customers and answering their questions.
  • Sells products by providing customers with information needed to make product-related decisions.
  • Takes and fills special orders for customers.
  • Finishes products (e.g. fills or ices donuts or pastries).
  • Packages, labels, and prices products for self-service.
  • Maintains and fills bakery trays, display cases, and ingredient bins.
  • Operates the scale.
  • Operates the bread slicer (if at least 18 years of age).
  • Assists with unloading trucks and organizes and restocks supplies.
  • Follows sanitation and safety guidelines.
  • Assists in cleaning duties.
  • Assists in other duties as assigned.

Work Conditions

Bakery clerks perform their duties primarily in the Bakery department. They may be exposed to various temperature changes and environments. Work involves walking, standing, lifting and carrying products weighing up to 60 pounds, hand-eye coordination, and interaction with customers and associates.

What we’re looking for in an applicant

Every job at Publix demands dedication to serving our customers. It’s vital that each Publix store lives up to our commitment to offer the freshest products, the best customer service, and the most pleasing shopping experience. We look for outstanding people whom we can train in the methods that lead to our level of excellence, and we encourage professionals in the food service and culinary fields to join us and grow their careers.

Additional Information

We look forward to receiving your application.

Be sure to update your applications regularly. Applications remain active for 30 days. If you are not contacted within 30 days, you must update your application to be considered for any new openings.

At the job interest screen of the application, select Bakery.

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