• Title

  • Market Clerk

    Posted: 06/10/2024

    Posting Date: Jun 2, 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 205 stores in four states – Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma – 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

    Ensures market and seafood cases are kept full, rotated, and fresh with prepackaged meats. Performs basic duties including trimming, weighing, packaging, and labeling products as needed, as well as promotes customer service.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assists with cutting, weighing, packaging, and labeling product. Uses non-precision and precision tools and/or instruments to cut or trim unfinished meat products into desired sizes, shapes, and/or weight after completing proper training.
    • Adheres to quality control and food safety standards by stocking and rotating market products. Ensures that coolers and freezers are organized according to Company guidelines. Adheres to all governmental product origin labeling.  
    • Cleans, assembles, and prepares equipment for operation, and examines to check working order under supervision.
    • Promotes product sales through use of suggestive selling initiatives.
    • Stacks pallets and sorts product into correct locations according to Company efficiency standards and expectations under supervision.
    • Provides friendly and customer-service-oriented attitude by greeting customers, answering questions and taking orders by phone and in person.
    • Maintains clean, safe and sanitary working and shopping environment by adhering to Company safety procedures.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Ability to read and operate digital equipment, meters, dials, and/or calibrated scales.
    • Ability to safely operate and maintain department equipment under supervision (Partners must be 18+ years).
    • Ability to safely work with sharp objects such as knives, meat grinder (Partners must be 18+ years), box cutters, etc. after completing proper training.
    • Ability to use non-precision and precision hand tools under supervision.
    • Ability to operate a manual or electric pallet jack (Partners must be 18+ years).
    • Ability to safely operate hazardous tools and equipment such as a bailer, etc. (Partners must be 18+ years).
    • Ability to work well with fellow partners and promote a team environment.
    • Ability to effectively communicate (in written and verbal form) with customers and partners.
    • Ability to work flexible schedules including nights, weekends and holidays.
    • Must be attentive to potential hazards and remedy or place appropriate warning signs or devices around or near the hazard as soon as is reasonably possible.
    • Must report any potential hazards that cannot be immediately remedied to a supervisor.

    Education, Experience, and Qualifications

    • Minimum of 16 years of age required.
    • Must be 18 years of age to operate motorized equipment.
    • Typically involves on-the-job training.
    • Food Handler certification required


    Physical Demands

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


    Work Context and Environment

    • Work is generally performed in a retail store.
    • Frequently exposed to extreme cold conditions (non-weather).
    • Frequently exposed to wet, slippery or damp conditions.
    • Frequently exposed to equipment with sharp blades or edges under supervision.
    • Frequently exposed to cleaning agents.
    • Moderate to loud noise level.


    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.