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Produce Clerk

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


Job Description

Our produce clerks ensure our produce is neatly stocked and showcased for our customers. Clerks unload trucks and work closely with customers, from greeting them and answering their questions, to helping them locate products and making recommendations. The desire to help others and ability to follow our high quality product, safety, and sanitation standards are key to being successful in this role.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides premier customer service, including greeting customers and answering their questions.
  • Fills and rotates produce cases and dry tables.
  • Unloads product from trucks.
  • Sells products by providing customers with information needed to make product-related decisions.
  • Breaks down pallets and separates produce for sales floor, cooler, and back room prep areas.
  • Processes and/or wraps produce items prior to filling cases and dry tables.
  • Verifies ads, hangs current sale signs, and removes out-of-date sale signs.
  • Performs routine price changes on products.
  • Processes Value Added Items for Produce Specialty section.
  • Operates pallet jack, scissor lift, baler, compactor, and scrub machine.
  • Assists in other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • At least 16 years of age.
  • 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 read, write, and do simple math problems.
  • Ability to interpret and follow instructions.

Preferred Qualifications

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

Work Conditions

Produce clerks perform their duties primarily in the sales, prep, and backdoor receiving areas. They may be exposed to various temperature changes and work environments. Work requires hand-eye coordination, repetitive arm and hand movements, safe use of knives and a pineapple corer, and frequent interaction with customers and fellow 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.

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