Center Store Clerk (Pearl St)
Job Details
Tacoma Pearl St - Tacoma, WA
Part Time
High School
$13.77 - $17.73 Hourly

Center Store/Grocery Clerk (Tacoma)

Compensation: $13.77 - $17.73 hourly. Non-exempt.


Want to be an integral part of a progressive, dynamic workplace devoted to supporting small vendors, local farmers, and transformative community impact? Central Co-op Tacoma, a natural foods

cooperative with over 14,000 members, is hiring a Center Store Clerk! This job is a great fit for someone who thrives on teamwork, creativity, and working with people in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Central Co-op offers competitive wages, 100% employer-paid-premium health/dental/vision insurance for employees working 28+ hours/week, a 4% employer-matching 401k, a grocery discount, and generous vacation time. Plus, what’s better than getting to know you’re making a positive difference in the world?


Position Summary

Central Co-op is proud of its commitment to quality foods and supporting small local vendors, and is seeking a clerk to help ensure that our Center Store/Grocery department looks and feels great! The Center Store Clerk is responsible for providing outstanding customer service and keeping our shelves and cases stocked, clean, and enticing.


Primary Position Responsibilities

● Stocking, rotating, and facing grocery items on the sales floor, in coolers and freezers, and in backstock; maintaining cleanliness of both sales and stock areas

● Receiving product from distributors and vendors, and ensuring the accuracy of deliveries and invoices

● Answering questions and engaging with customers about product availability and selection, and taking customer suggestions and special orders


Other responsibilities may include:

● Occasionally ordering and verifying product orders, cataloguing and coding invoices

● Assisting in other store departments as necessary

● Upholding the values of Central Co-op in daily work





● Ability to take direction from management and work independently to meet expectations.

● Desire to provide an excellent, friendly customer experience, and effectively listen to and communicate with customers and co-workers

● Ability to prioritize and maintain focus in a fast-paced environment

● Ideally, previous retail, grocery, dairy/freeze, natural foods, and/or customer service experience

● A flexible schedule, and the capacity to work evenings and week

Physical Demands

● Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

● Frequently requires: standing; walking; kneeling; squatting; bending; reaching; working in cool, cold, or wet environments; use of box cutters; and fine hand manipulation.

● Using hand trucks, carts, and stepstools to stock product