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Bakery Clerk

Company: Sprouts Farmers Market
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Introduction

At Sprouts Farmers Market, the Bakery Clerk is responsible for providing prompt and friendly customer service. They prepare, cut, wrap, package, and weigh various cakes, cookies, pies, muffins, bread, and other goods. The Bakery Clerk also helps keep the department stocked, sanitized, clean, and organized.

Overview of Responsibilities

  • Operate a computer, bread slicers, scales, ovens, mixers, and take special orders by phone.
  • Clean and sanitize all work areas, including various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Consistently demonstrate a positive attitude, organizational skills, time management skills, willingness to learn new products/programs, and help educate customers.
  • Take direction, communicate, and collaborate effectively with others.
  • Assist with inventory tasks, including unloading, stocking, facing, merchandising, and rotating product with particular attention paid to code dates.
  • Verify tags match products and count back stock during pre-inventory preparation.
  • Stay informed of sales and ad items to assist customers in a prompt and friendly manner.
  • Ensure products are fresh, and displays are full and ready for customers.
  • Observe temperatures of coolers and cases and report any failures to management.
  • General housekeeping in the department includes sweeping, mopping up spills, picking up trash from the ground, and emptying filled trash cans.
  • Adhere to all safety, health, and compliance regulations.
  • Have and maintain active Food Handlers permit.
  • Complete tasks efficiently to ensure products are fresh and available to customers.
  • Flexible to perform other related duties as assigned.



  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have a High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year of baking experience is preferred.
  • Regular, dependable attendance is an essential function of this position. Shift schedules include 8-10 hours with scheduled breaks.
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule, including some nights, weekends, and holidays preferred.
  • Able to lift 20 pounds between 5 inches and 31 inches above the ground, lifting heavier items is required occasionally.
  • Pushing and pulling racks of merchandise is common throughout a typical day. Push and pull force required ranges from 40 pounds to 55 pounds.
  • Stand on hard surfaces continuously, walk up to 1 mile, reach vertically to access upper levels, and transfer items horizontally.
  • Wear PPE consistent with the task assignment, including but not limited to non-slip, closed-toe shoes, long pants, and gloves (latex and or cut-resistant).
  • Adhere to all safety, health, and Weights and Measures regulations, while achieving and maintaining a Food Handlers permit.


In addition to a rewarding career, Sprouts offers a comprehensive program to help support you and your family. These programs include: - Competitive pay - Opportunities for career growth - 15% discount for you and one other family member in your household on all purchases made at Sprouts - Flexible schedule - Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Eligibility requirements may apply for the following benefits: - 401(K) Retirement savings plan with a generous company match - Minimum essential coverage medical plans - Voluntary coverage such as short-term disability, hospital indemnity, accident, and critical illness - Competitive vacation and sick time programs

Why Sprouts

Grow with us!

If you have a passion for inspiring people and a flair for fresh food, consider applying for a job at Sprouts! With a focus on customer service, our neighborhood grocery stores offer high-quality, farm fresh produce, natural meats, plenty of scoop-your-own bulk goods and much more in a fun, friendly, old-fashioned farmer's market setting. Come grow your career in healthy living with a fast-paced, rapidly growing company and teams that pride themselves on empowering others along their journey.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Sprouts' management reserves the right to amend and change duties, responsibilities, and requirements to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

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Keywords: Sprouts Farmers Market, La Mesa , Bakery Clerk, Other , La Mesa, California

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