PriceRite - Seafood Clerk

Job Description


Job Summary:
To maintain and operate the Seafood Department including the preparation and pack out of fresh and frozen seafood according to company and department standards while providing the best customer service.

Essential Job Functions:
The essential job functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ability to proficiently read, write, speak, analyze, interpret, and understand the English language.
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of fresh, dried and/or processed products including shellfish, spices and powered substances without negative allergic consequences.
  • Ability to tolerate moderate amounts of dust and chemical agents during routine housekeeping duties.
  • Ability to perform basic math skills.
  • Ability to tolerate varying temperatures.
  • Ability to stand/walk for the duration of a scheduled shift.
  • Ability to stand, bend, twist, reach, push, pull and regularly lift 25lbs., and occasionally lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to adhere to all local, state and federal health and civil code regulations.
  • Meet all work schedules and comply with all time and attendance policies.



Job Responsibilities:
The job responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Maintain a clean, neat, organized and safe work environment.  
  • Maintain department sanitation and QA standards by cleaning and sanitizing all work surfaces, utensils and equipment. Keep floor clear of debris and spills.
  • Greet all customers and provide them with prompt, courteous service and assistance.
  • Follow approved procedures for receiving, code dating, preparing, storing, and price marking, scaling, and restocking products to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation.
  • Be knowledgeable in and able to differentiate between all various types of seafood and related merchandise including taste, preparation method or use, and price differences between varieties of similar classes of products (i.e. different types of shrimp, scallops, etc.)
  • Contribute to controlling freshness and quality of product.
  • Handle damaged and spoiled products according to company policy and assist in controlling the level of damaged goods.
  • Check refrigeration equipment for proper performance regularly; report any failure immediately.
  • Must be knowledgeable to calculate, if necessary, product gross margins and retail prices.
  • Utilize and maintain equipment as required by department; report any equipment problems immediately.
  • Be knowledgeable in the company's HAZCOM program and adhere to manufacturer's label instructions for the safe and proper use of all chemical products.
  • Adhere to all Federal, State and Local regulations as they pertain to the Food Service operation.
  • Dress according to company policy to include white shirt, black pants, apron, name badge and hat or hair restraint.
  • Comply with QA hand washing standards and use disposable gloves when handling food.
  • Complete all applicable department training programs.
  • Comply with all Price Rite Service Priorities: clean, fresh and friendly.
  • May ring a register.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Expectations:

  • Part Time work hours - Our business requires a flexible scheduling consisting of days, evenings and weekends. Weekly average hours for part time is 20-25.  Hours fluctuate weekly in accordance with business needs.
  • Part Time Training Requirements - All Team Members are provided paid training and expected to successfully complete all components of training within the first 30 days.  This includes web based and hands-on training.
  • All Team Members are expected to report to work as scheduled and required to record work time through our electronic time and attendance system.  Excessive lateness and/or absences is not acceptable.
  • Team Members are expected to meet efficiency and productively standards.  


Important Disclaimer Notice:
The above statements are only intended to represent the essential job functions and general nature of the work being performed and are not exhaustive of the tasks that an Associate may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require Associates to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or the work environment change.