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Fresh Cut Clerk

Posted on August 5, 2022
UFCW 3000
Not disclosed
Tacoma, WA
Applications accepted until position filled

As a primary contact for Safeway customers, the Produce Clerk provides friendly, courteous, and helpful service. Receives produce deliveries, builds and maintains produce displays, and rotates stock as needed. Inspects displays for damaged or out of date items and removes, rotates product. Keeps produce department clean, including floors and tables. Replenishes supplies of bag rolls in the display aisles as needed. Inventories and assists in produce ordering as requested. Obtains produce from receiving area and moves to produce department using hand truck or pallet jack. Prepares product for placement on sales floor by trimming, washing, banding, or wrapping in plastic. Surplus items may be placed in crisping trays for storage in the cooler. Cleans scales, mirrors, department floor area, and wet and dry racks. Cleaning of floors is especially critical in this area as pieces of produce and wet spots may produce a slippery condition. Cleans wet racks and sprayers. Must empty wet racks and dry racks regularly and clean with disinfectant.


Safeway Produce Clerk employees are generally responsible for completing the following job duties:

  • Provide customer service as currently defined by the employer within the scope of the position and within company policy.
  • Speak with customers to resolve problems with sales, dissatisfaction with service or product or other problems related with the operation of the produce area.
  • Washes, trims, bands, and weighs produce.
  • Uses scale to weigh items prior to wrapping or placement in shelves.
  • Places items in trays and uses shrink-wrap machine to wrap.
  • Applies price tags.
  • Cleans produce display area and back room area.
  • Transports bag rolls to display areas and places in racks.
  • Cleans scales, knives and other implements and utensils in back room.
  • Constantly inspects floors for debris and water.
  • May order product. May make signs and displays as needed.
  • Perform temperature checks daily.
  • Other duties as assigned.
About the employer: Safeway

M.B. Skagg’s value vision still drives Safeway, though on a dramatically larger scale. Today, Safeway operates as a banner of Albertsons Companies, one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States. With both a strong local presence and national scale, the company operates stores across 35 states and the District of Columbia under 20 well-known banners. Albertsons Companies is committed to helping people across the country live better lives by making a meaningful difference, neighborhood by neighborhood. In 2017 alone, along with the Albertsons Companies Foundation, the company gave nearly $300 million in food and financial support. These efforts helped millions of people in the areas of hunger relief, education, cancer research and treatment, programs for people with disabilities and veterans outreach.

About your union: UFCW 3000

UFCW 3000 is the largest private-sector union in Washington with over 46,000 members working in grocery store retail health care and other industry jobs. UFCW 21 is a chartered member of UFCW International with over 1.4 million workers in North America. We believe in the promise of America. A promise that our children can lead better lives than ours. A promise that with hard work and standing up for our rights we can make a decent living that includes a good wage health care and retirement.


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