Hy-Vee | Osseo, MN, 55369, US
Salary Range:$36,000 – $41,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 17 days ago

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At Hy-Vee our people are our strength. We promise "a helpful smile in every aisle" and those smiles can only come from a workforce that is fully engaged and committed to supporting our customers and each other.

Job Description:

Job Title: Checker

Department: Grocery

FLSA: Non-Exempt

General Function:

As a cashier you'll be part of a growing innovative brand that prides itself on providing best in class customer service. We are looking for helpful smiles who enjoy working in a fast paced, customer focused environment.

The cashier provides fast and friendly service to customers, assists them with questions and request. Operates a cash register and the duties which correspond. Package product, work with drive-up and/or carry-out. Replenishes product as needed.

Core Competencies:

* Partnerships
* Growth mindset
* Results oriented
* Customer focused
* Professionalism

Reporting Relations:

Accountable and Reports to: District Store Director; Store Manager; Assistant Managers of GM, Perishables, and Store Operations; Service Managers

Positions that Report to you: None

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provides prompt, efficient and friendly customer service by exhibiting caring, concern and patience in all customer interactions and treating customers as the most important people in the store.
* Smiles and greets customers in a friendly manner, whether the encounter takes place in the employee's designated department or elsewhere in the store.
* Makes an effort to learn customers' names and to address them by name whenever possible.
* Assists customers by:
* escorting them to the products they're looking for
* securing products that are out of reach
* loading or unloading heavy items
* making note of and passing along customer suggestions or requests
* performing other tasks in every way possible to enhance the shopping experience.

* Answers the telephone promptly when called upon and provides friendly, helpful service to customers who call.
* Works with co-workers as a team to ensure customer satisfaction and a pleasant work environment.
* Operates cash register accurately and scans product, (where applicable).
* Redeems promotional coupons, food stamps, WIC checks, issues rain checks, receives cash, checks, completes credit-card charge transactions, in-store charges and figures discounts, as well as, counts back change and issues receipts.
* Places merchandise in bags or boxes, gives packages to customers, and assists courtesy personnel as needed.
* Answers customer questions and concerns and follows-up with appropriate personnel.
* Understands and follows local, state, and company policies on sales of tobacco, liquor, and lottery tickets.
* Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal guidelines regarding WIC and food stamps.
* Required to know value, look-up numbers, department numbers, and features of items for which money is received.
* Stocks, faces, rotates merchandise, cleans shelves, understands shelf tags, knows location of merchandise in the store and also in the back room, and takes customers to an item when requested.
* Perceives immediate surroundings for customer needs and problems for store safety and security.
* Communicates clearly and distinctly on the intercom or telephone system.
* Reviews weekly store ad to note price changes and sale items.
* Keeps register area clean, ensures adequate supplies are ready and available, reports improper cash levels in cash drawer, and helps maintain the store appearance.
* Compares totals on cash register with amount of currency in register to verify balances at the beginning and end of work shift, (where applicable).
* May give cash refunds or issue credit memorandums to customers for returned merchandise or know where to direct the customer.
* Understands and practices proper sanitation procedures and ensures the work area is always clean and neat.
* Maintains strict adherence to department and company guidelines related to personal hygiene and dress.
* Adheres to company policies and individual store guidelines.
* Reports to work when scheduled and on time.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

* Assists store management as required (i.e., store displays, decorations for special promotion/events).
* Knows code dates on perishable items and can explain to customers.
* Changes register tape and ribbons as necessary.
* Assists in other areas of store as needed.
* Performs other job related duties and special projects as required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

* Must be able to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or verbal instructions; deal with a few concrete variables.
* Must have the ability to do arithmetic calculations involving fractions, decimals, and percentages.
* Have the ability to understand and follow verbal or demonstrated instructions; write identifying information; request supplies verbally or in writing.

Education and Experience:

No education or experience requirements.

Physical Requirements:

* Must be physically able to exert up to 50 pounds of force frequently; and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (Can be accommodated)
* Visual requirements include vision from less than 20 inches to more than 20 feet with or without correction, depth perception, color vision, and field of vision.
* Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

Working Conditions:

This position is frequently exposed to temperature extremes and possible dampness. There are possible equipment movement hazards from a pallet jack, electrical shock, and exposure to chemicals and solvents. This is a fast paced work environment.

Equipment Used to Perform Job:

Pallet jack, box cutter, cash registers, trash compactor, fork lift, calculator, telephone, intercom, cardboard compactor, copier, fax (within wage and hour guidelines).

Are you ready to smile, apply today.