Festival Foods Front End Service Counter Clerk in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

Description Job Title: Service Counter Clerk FLSA Status: Hourly Reports To: Front End Manager

The #1 responsibility of the Service Counter Associate will be to manage daily Service Counter operations, and strengthen guest relations through advanced guest service and engagement techniques. Apart from responding to inquiries, provides information to the guests that help them in making purchasing decisions and resolve any complaints.


  • Takes ownership in order to take care of guest needs directly either by face-to-face, electronically, or telephone and responding to guest inquiries promptly

  • Responds to guest inquiries regarding offers, promotions, and events

  • Adopts the guidelines established by Festival to resolve the complaints from guest

  • Accurately and efficiently process transactions and accurately maintain all cash and media at Service Counter registers

  • Distributes cashier tills and partner with cashiers throughout the day to ensure associate and guest needs are being met

  • Records details of comments, inquiries, complaints, and actions taken

  • Provides guests with exchanges, refunds, discounts, coupons, or other offers related to their retail store account activity

  • Performs guest verifications, processing orders, applications, forms, and requests

  • Hands additional service, including but not limited to: DMV, Lottery, Rug Doctor, and ticket sales

  • Directs unresolved issues and requests to the appropriate designated resource

  • Contributes to the maintenance and development of standards, procedures and policies regarding guest service Support and execute superior guest service

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Ensures all quality standards are being met, including quantity expectations at 100% by 10 am and 5 pm

Requirements QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Minimum availability must include 16 hours a week with a minimum of 8 hours per day during available days

  • Ability to process information/merchandise through register system

  • Ability to communicate with associates and guests

  • Ability to read, count, and write accurately

  • Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform the job

  • Knowledge of wide range of goods and services of Festival

  • Ability to deal with multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and guest service skills

  • Should have sound practical judgment of priorities

  • Interest in helping and working with guests

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands and work environment described below are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • The associate must possess the ability to stand in place for long periods of time; walk in the store; bend, stoop and kneel regularly. Requires fine finger and broad manual dexterity, and eye-hand-foot coordination in order to operate equipment

  • Physical ability to stand for extended periods and to move and handle boxes of merchandise and fixtures throughout the store, which entails lifting, and perform all functions as set forth above

  • Ability to work varied hours/days, including nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed

WORK SCHEDULE The Service Counter Clerk is an hourly position that may be part-time (as less than 28 hours per week) or full-time (38-40 hours per week). The work schedule may include mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, and holidays within the individual’s availability.

Festival Foods serves guests in over 20 full-service, state-of-the-art supermarkets throughout Wisconsin. At Festival Foods, we're not simply selling groceries, we're on a mission! Every business decision we make is based on our "Boomerang Principle"--empowering our associates to make decisions and take actions that will "Bring the Customer Back". We are proud to be a family and employee-owned company.

Requisition Number: 16-1144

Post Date: 12/21/2016

Title: Front End Service Counter Clerk

Is Position Part-Time?: Yes

City: Fort Atkinson

State: WI