Beer/Wine Clerk

Job Locations US-MA-Duxbury
Job ID
Store Associate
Position Type


To maintain a fully stocked, attractive beer and wine department in a careful, clean, neat and expedient manner for our customers; ensuring that all product is rotated and well stocked while maintaining great customer service.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Complete training in beer and wine operations.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English, with the ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to work a schedule based on the business needs of the store location.
  • Authorized to work within the U.S.


The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary by the company.

  • Greet assist and thank customers in a prompt, courteous and friendly manner.
  • Commit to the “Golden Rule” and work with other associated to build a strong grocery team.
  • Achieve the highest associate morale in the industry by working in a style that is Respectful, Supportive and Totally Team Oriented (RSTO).
  • Receive and unload deliveries; check for accuracy; store product in designated area.
  • Keep all beer and wine products in display cases and coolers rotated whenever necessary in accordance with company policy and product code dates and always make use of the oldest products first (first in, first out).
  • Clean shelves as they are restocked; arrange/fill shelf and floor displays.
  • Make sure that all shelves and displays are blocked and straightened.
  • Help to maximize profit through creative merchandising and effective buying; keep the department merchandised in accordance with the needs of the community.
  • Properly order beer and wine to fill shelves and minimize over stock.
  • Return all overstock to stockroom in an organized manner.
  • Dust wine bottles and shelves on a daily basis.
  • Perform price changes and make signs when necessary.
  • Notify store manager or assistant store manager of potential shrink or security problems, customer comments, or product supply problems, theft, customer shoplifting, and unauthorized mark downs or property defacement.
  • Monitor cooler and display area temperatures to ensure product quality; report refrigeration failure immediately.
  • Keep sales and work area swept clean, orderly, and free from safety hazards; report hazards to management.
  • Practice the “Cleaner’s Creed” and proper sanitation procedures.
  • Exercise proper safety practices when lifting or moving product or using equipment.

Secondary Job Functions:

  • Assisting the front end with bagging at busy times.
  • Present favorable impression in dress, personal hygiene and business attitude.
  • Properly dispose of trash.
  • Successful completion of the onboarding/e-learnings and checklist within 30 days of hire/entering the department.
  • Other duties assigned by management.

Physical Demands: (per work day)

The physical demands and safety risk factors of the job listed below may occur during each work shift and are listed according to their frequency.


Physical Demands


Sitting, pulling up to 500 lbs, climbing up to 8 feet, crawling, and smelling.

1-33% (O) Occasionally

Walking on title or concrete, carrying and lifting up to 50 lbs, pushing up to 500 lbs, bending, balancing, stooping, kneeling, couching, handling, fingering, feeling, and talking.

34-66% (F) Frequently

Standing on title or concrete, reaching at waist or overhead, seeing and hearing.

67-100% (C) Continuously


Safety Risk Factors


Loud noise, slipper or cluttered floor, contact with sharp objects and skin irritants, toxic exposure (see material safety data sheet) nuisance dust, fumes, and sprays, and hazardous cleaning solutions.

1-33% (O) Occasionally

Twisting of back and neck and hazardous equipment (mechanical moving parts).

34-66% (F) Frequently


Machines, tools, and equipment utilized:

Pallets, pallet jacks, power jack, u-boats, transport dollies, pricing gun, case cutter, trash compactor, display dividers, approved cleaning supplies.


Repetitive Action:

Continuous movement of entire body.


Working Conditions: Working environment is inside and outside, and may include exposure to cold temperatures.