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Grocery Clerk, Full-Time, Permanent – Nights and weekends a must

Position: Grocery Clerk, Full-Time, Permanent
Organization: The Sweet Potato
Location: Dundas West & Keele, Toronto, Ontario

To display and promote natural and organic grocery items and support department objectives for sales, margin, inventory turns, labour and customer service. In the role of Grocery Clerk, you would be responsible for:

  • delivering friendly, prompt customer service
  • building and filling shelves and displays based on layout plan from department manager and adhering to establish standards
  • receiving and organizing inventory
  • ensuring products meets standards of quality
  • maintaining cleanliness of store shelving, floors, fixtures, and backroom


  • Experience in retail
  • Familiarity with natural foods.
  • Organized, consistently follows through on commitments.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple demands.
  • Communications skills–clear communication, good listener.
  • Experience serving the public.
  • Ability to project friendly, outgoing personality.
  • Manual dexterity with hazardous equipment.
  • Ability to lift 60+ pounds.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Ability to work in cold, wet conditions.
  • Willingness to work a varied schedule of weekends, evenings and mornings.
  • Willingness and ability to learn and grow to meet the changing requirements of the job.


  • Knowledge of current trends in natural foods industry.
  • Knowledge of organic and commercial growing practices, and organic certification regulations.


Send a resume and cover letter to:
Please use the subject line: PT/FT Grocery Application, [insert name]

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Sep 21 2018    ID: 48469