Meat Clerk

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


Wrap and price product, service customers, and maintain meat display cases. General product and value added to meat entrée preparation. Grind hamburger, receive meat deliveries, and sanitation duties while maintaining great customer service.


This position starts at $15.00 / hour.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age to use equipment/tools
  • Demonstrate capability to interact with customers.
  • Neatness in appearance, with a pleasant, outgoing, self-motivated personality.
  • 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.

  • Provide continuous attention to customer needs at the service counter.
  • Commit to the “Golden Rule” and work with other associates to build a strong meat team.
  • Achieve the highest associate morale in the industry by working in a style that is Respectful, Supportive and Totally Team Oriented (RSTO).
  • Be knowledgeable of all meat products and offer suggestions.
  • Stock and rotate all products in display cases and storage area. Keep all meat merchandise rotated in accordance with company policy and product code dates and always make use of the oldest products first (first in, first out).
  • Properly tray, wrap, weigh, and accurately price merchandise.
  • Keep work area swept clean, orderly and free from safety hazards; report any hazards immediately to management.
  • Keep back room, cooler, freezer, fans, drains, and display cases organized and clean. Along with monitoring the correct temperature and reporting refrigeration failure immediately to management.
  • Practice the “Cleaner’s Creed” and proper sanitation procedures.
  • Exercise safe food handling practices, lifting, moving, and proper safety practices on all equipment and tools. (must be at least 18 years old to use equipment and tools).

Secondary Job Functions:

  • Perform price changes, along with making and putting up signs.
  • Notify management of associate theft, customer shoplifting, unauthorized mark downs or property defacement.
  • Successful completion of the onboarding/e-learnings and checklist within 30 days of hire/entering the department.
  • Other duties as 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, balancing, fingering, and crawling.

0% (N) Never

Climbing up to 12 feet, stooping, kneeling, crouching, feeling, talking, and smelling.

1-33% (O) Occasionally

Carrying and lifting up to 80 lbs, pushing and pulling up to 400 lbs, handling, and bending.

34-66% (F) Frequently

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

67-100% (C) Continuously


Safety Risk Factors


Hazardous cleaning solutions.

0% (N) Never

Contact with skin irritant, toxic exposure (see material safety data sheet), nuisance dust, fumes, and sprays.

1-33% (O) Occasionally

Loud noise, twisting of back and neck, slippery and cluttered floor surface.

34-66% (F) Frequently

Hazardous equipment (mechanical moving parts) and contact with sharp objects.

67-100% (C) Continuously


Machines, tools, and equipment utilized:

Hamburg grinder, automatic wrapping machine, needle machine, cube machine, band saw, slicer, knives, needle machine, pressure washer, pallet jack, power jack, pricing gun, scale, and trash compactor.


Repetitive Action:

Continuous movement of entire body.


Working Conditions: Working environment is inside and possibly outside within cold temperatures that may be wet.