Multi-Purpose Clerk

Multi-Purpose Clerk

  • Full or Part Time
  • Truckee, CA
  • $21.00 / hour USD / Year
Safeway, Inc.
11290 Donner Pass Road
(775) 846-5169
About Safeway, Inc.

Albertsons Safeway is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes 2,230 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 19 manufacturing plants with over 250,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company is privately owned with supermarkets across the country that includes Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw’s, Star Market, Super Saver, United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A- Multipurpose Clerk

As a Cashier – Checker, you must have a desire to work with the public and to provide first-class customer service. To truly be successful in the position, the individual needs to be thoughtful and passionate about his or her work. In this role you are the face of the Company and whether scanning the product or bagging the groceries you have an opportunity to leave a lasting impression with our valued customers.

As a Day/Night Stocker, you provide friendly, courteous, and helpful service. You keep the store looking filled and fresh by stocking and organizing merchandise on the shelves. You work with various approved tools throughout your shift (box cutters, compactors, forklifts, pallet jacks, etc.) to help you get your job done. The Day/Night Stocker is the magic behind the scenes who creates that attractive store appearance for our customers through ensuring it’s stocked, clean, and bright. This individual also gets the opportunity to expand their experiences as cashier or checker from time to time.


  • Provide high-quality customer service in accordance with our Company’s customer service standards and policies and procedures.
  • Greet customers and provide friendly, courteous and efficient customer checkout service.
  • Handle groceries of varying weights.
  • Scanning merchandise by lifting and sliding products across the scanner. Scanning products may require turning the product so that the bar code is facing the scanner.
  • Remove items from top and bottom of grocery cart when needed to assist customers
  • Enter produce and other codes into the register
  • Request price checks, as needed.
  • Weigh produce or other products by placing them on the scale built into the counter.
  • Operate electronic scanning cash register to total customers’ final bill.
  • Learn and remember produce and other codes which must be entered manually
  • Receive payment for customer purchases and count back correct change when cash purchase is made.
  • Learn and follow all applicable company policies and procedures regarding discounts, coupons, refunds, cash[1]handling, employee purchase and all other transactions handled at the register
  • Bag groceries, ensuring contents are not damaged.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area including check stand area (belt and glass) as well as straightening up end cap display areas near the check stand.
  • Count and reconcile cash and coupons in the cash register drawer at beginning and end of every shift.
  • Replace stock in display areas near checkout area as needed
  • Adhere to uniform and grooming policy as defined within company policy.


The following describes the general qualifications and physical, sensory and mental abilities normally associated with performing the essential functions of this position: **

  • Demonstrated prior customer service or related experience
  • Knowledge of products, product pricing and store layout
  • Successful completion of company Cashier-Checker training course.
  • Ability to use basic math skills
  • Ability to operate the Company’s cash register
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions, and ability to read, retain and comprehend guidelines, policies and procedures applicable to the position
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a large team
  • Self-motivated and driven to increase knowledge of Albertsons Safeway products and share that knowledge with us


  • Ability to provide regular and predictable attendance. (Employees may be scheduled to work early mornings,

evenings, weekends and holidays, and schedules may vary on a weekly basis)

  • Ability to comply with workplace conduct standards


The following attempts to communicate the traditional physical demands associated with this position: **

Seldom: 1-2 hours, Occasional: 3-4 hours, Frequent: 5-6 hours, Continuous: 7+ hours (Based on an 8-hour workday.)

  • Lift/Carry: Frequent/carry 5-35 lbs.
  • Push/Pull: Frequent, push/pull 10-20 lbs. products
  • Squat/Kneel: Seldom
  • Bend/Stoop: Seldom
  • Twist/Turn: Frequent
  • Stand/Walk: Continuous
  • Grip/Grasp: Frequent
  • Reach: Frequent

Job duties and responsibilities may vary by location and employees may be assigned duties and responsibilities in

addition to those listed above.

** The Company is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts too reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing undue hardship.


Albertsons Safeway has always been a people-oriented business, and thoughtful people practices remain a core element of our company’s philosophy. As friendly, enthusiastic individuals who enjoy offering customers an exceptional shopping experience, we provide world-class customer service each and every day.

We provide a variety of benefits including:

  • Great pay
  • Flexible schedule
  • Training
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Health and welfare benefits for eligible employees
  • Leisure time activity discounts


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by the employees assigned to this job and are not the official job description for the position. All employees must comply with Company, Division, and Store policies and applicable laws. The responsibilities, duties, and skills of personnel may vary within store and/or from store to store and the official job description will be provided during the application process.


We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at 1-888-255-2269.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $21.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 4 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Morning shift
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift

Weekly day range:

  • Every weekend
  • Weekend availability
  • Weekends only

Work Location: In person

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