• Title

  • Utility Clerk

    Posting Date: May 22, 2024

    Location: Natchitoches, LA

    Company: Brookshire Grocery Company

    Brookshire Grocery Company (BGC) is a family business based in Tyler, Texas, and currently operates more than 180 stores in three states – Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas – with three distribution centers and a corporate office. BGC prides itself on offering its partners one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry which includes medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, paid time off, stock ownership, a 401k retirement plan, incentive plans, employee discounts, educational scholarships, and access to BGC’s 205-acre outdoor recreation area.

    Job Summary

    Maintains acceptable store conditions according to Company standards. Engages with customers, transports groceries, locates products and conducts price verifications. Performs various customer service duties while maintaining a safe and sanitary shopping environment.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Builds product displays and maintains attractive product presentation by assembling product in allotted space, removing cardboard from shelves as product is purchased and placing into bailer.
    • Collects shopping carts and stores them in the cart corral. Keeps parking lot free of trash and debris; communicates with management any incidents, actions, or concerns occurring on store premises.
    • Maintains full stock conditions on grocery display racks and shelves.
    • Promotes product sales through active customer engagement.
    • Takes precaution when handling objects to avoid damage to products, property, etc.
    • Maintains clean, safe and sanitary working and shopping environment by adhering to Company safety procedures. Complies with all Company policies and procedures.
    • Maintains friendly and customer-service-oriented attitude by greeting customers, answering questions, and transporting groceries as needed.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Ability to remain courteous with customers at all times.
    • Ability to effectively communicate (in written and verbal form) with customers and partners.
    • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to operate manual and electric pallet jack (partners 18 yrs.+).
    • Ability to safely work with sharp objects such as knives, box cutters, etc.
    • Ability to work flexible schedules including nights, weekends and holidays.

    Education, Experience, and Qualifications

    • Typically involves on the job training.
    • Minimum of 18 years of age required to operate equipment.

    Physical Demands

    • Continuously required to use close vision, distance vision, depth perception or the ability to focus.
    • Continuously required to talk and hear.
    • Continuously required to use hands for reaching, touching or handling.
    • Continuously required to stand or walk.
    • Frequently required to use strenuous finger and hand movements.
    • Frequently required to push, pull, maneuver or lift objects up to 40 lbs.
    • Occasionally required to push, pull, maneuver or lift objects up to 75 lbs.
    • Occasionally required to bend, kneel, squat, or stoop.
    • Attendance at work is required.

    Work Context and Environment

    • Work is generally performed in a retail store.
    • Frequently exposed to outside temperatures and weather.
    • Frequently exposed to wet, slippery or damp conditions.
    • Occasionally exposed to cleaning agents.
    • Noise level varies.

    Brookshire Grocery Company strives to provide a safe, drug free and alcohol-free environment for its partners and guests. The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information or military status and any other trait protected by law.