Deli Clerk

The Fresh Market
Alexandria, VA
Sep 18, 2020
Oct 03, 2020
Full Time
What You'll Do:As a key member of the Deli department, the Deli Clerk assists our customers in choosing high quality and unique meat, cheese, and other various specialty Deli items, including convenient meal solutions. Deli/Prep Clerks work in a fast paced, multitasked environment.Job Requirements:What you will do in a typical day:Guest Service is a priority! Greet guests, answer questions in a friendly manner, proactively assist guests with accurate and timely information, make product/service recommendations and accommodating special requests.Prioritizing department activities while managing interruptions and attending to details to complete tasks within deadlines is a must.Maintain knowledge of products throughout the store, weekly ad items and work across departments to provide and assist guests in finding products & complete meal solutions.Following and utilizing the department production tools and perform other duties and assignments as directed by managementHandling, slicing and preparing a variety of the department's deli, meat, cheese, and convenient meal solutions throughout the day per specific guest requests and to maintain quality product levels as indicated within TFM recipe/standards.Follow Quality and safety procedures by:Inspecting and storing products to ensure quality, following proper rotation, cleaning, sanitation procedures, operating equipment in a safe and focused manner while tracking date and rotation of products and completing any necessary reportsMonitoring temperature of cases, spill overs, ovens and storage areas and report any failures to the Deli Manager or Manager on Duty.Following all company guidelines and procedures to include but not limited to safety and sanitation and preparation while cleaning including disassembling, washing, rinsing, and sanitizing all equipment within the work area. Adhere to all local, state, and federal health and civil code regulationsObserving all store rules, Company policies and handbook guidelines, shift operating hours at all times as scheduled or assigned by store management.Wearing approved hat, hair net, nonslip shoes, and/or beard guard.Demonstrate advanced product knowledge; maintain awareness of new products and educate team members on products. Implement and maintain regular sampling and engagement in the Deli Department, including complementary products. Working Condition & Physical Requirements Typical motions include repetitive hand and arm movements, repetitive grasping, lifting, bending, reaching and exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, freezer, outdoors, etc.)Will be required to spend the majority of time on his/her feet and stand or walk without a break for up to 4 hoursResponsible for moving or lifting an average of 10-60 pounds with a maximum weight lifted of 80 pounds occasionallyAble to work a flexible schedule including nights, overnights, weekends, and holidays as neededAbility to use tools and equipment, including knives, ladders, step stool and box cutters.It's a bonus if you bring: Experience in the retail, restaurant, or hospitality industriesDeli and/or grocery store experienceCash handling experience We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and related medical conditions, national origin, genetic information, uniformed service, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law.The statements in this job description are provided to describe the general nature and level of work expected in this role. While these statements include the essential functions of the job, they are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. As we work as a team, there may be times team members are needed to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities based on business needs. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:The Fresh Market prefers previous experience in the food, grocery, deli, or retail industry. The Fresh Market requires basic math skills for the Deli/Prep Clerk. Candidates should be highly motivated with a sense of urgency and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment at all times with all levels of employees. Demonstrated excellent people skills are required for all positions within The Fresh Market. The job requires standing, walking, bending, climbing throughout the entire work day and the ability to lift, stack and maneuver objects. Weekend, evening and holiday work will be required in the position. Minimum age for employment is 18.