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123 Blue Street
Anytown, IN 46324
(219) 844-7016

Objective: Position as a Supermarket Checker or Head Clerk


15 years experience in the grocery industry as head clerk, checker, and cashier. Excellent reputation with customers as a competent, knowledgeable and helpful professional. Enjoy my work and consistently greet customers with a smile. Honest, reliable, and productive.


Customer Service
Developed a reputation for excellent customer service by:

  • acknowledging the customer’s presence and making eye contact.
  • greeting customers in a friendly manner, and giving them full attention.
  • taking time to answer a question or find someone else who could.
  • serving as product expert on sophisticated items, directing customers to exotic spices and ingredients, ethnic foods, and unusual gourmet items.
  • increasing sales (and increased customer satisfaction) in the higher-profit Natural Foods Department by advising customers on bulk alternatives to name-brand items.
  • Supervision
    As Head Clerk, managed “front end” of the store by:

  • preparing daily schedules for staff of up to 18 clerks to assure maximum check stand coverage at all times.
  • assigning staff to cover peak hours and continuous stocking.
  • training new clerks.
  • Administrative
    Balanced checker’s cash drawer with consistently high level of accuracy. Worked as Office Cashier for one year by:

  • accurately balancing books and balanced deposits.
  • answering phones, preparing daily sales report, and making deposits.
  • processing returned checks and preparing monthly sales report for HQ.

    Retail Clerk, Journeyman–CO-OP SUPERMARKET, Berkeley, CA

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    Manager’s Assistant–WALLACE Clothing Store, Spokane, WA


    Business Classes, 1979–SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

    References Available Upon Request


    123 Any Street
    Anytown, IN 46324
    (219) 887-5478

    Job Wanted: Part-time after school and weekend job as a stockroom helper, grocery bagger, golf caddie, dishwasher, theater maintenance helper, or arcade guide.

    Personal Summary

    Reliable. Willing and able to show up on time. Honest and trustworthy. Good attitude around others. Willing to help, patient with people, do my share, willing to learn.

    Paid Work Experience

    Fall 1994–current: Babysitter

  • Do on-call work for parent during football games.
  • 1993–94: Handyman

  • Worked on Tucson rental property owned by my relatives.
  • Replaced broken wood fence.
  • Painted inside and outside walls.
  • Cleared out trash left by tenants.
  • 1992–93: Bagger after school, weekends, and vacations

  • Bagged groceries at US Army Commissary, Wurzburg, Germany.
  • 1992: Golf Caddie

  • Caddied every day during summer vacation.
  • 1991: Woodworker and Salesman part-time during school year

  • Produced wood handicrafts; sold them to teachers and other students.
  • Increased sales by giving customers a chance to try out the merchandise and show it to others.
  • Increased income by raising prices on popular items.
  • Used woodworking tools to make handicrafts.
  • Work Experience in School

    November 1992–April 1993: Animal Care Project

  • Successfully raised a pig to sell at the County Fair.
  • Won three blue ribbons. Earned over $200.
  • Fed and walked the pig every day, cleaned the pen, gave the animal shots when it was sick, and checked its weight weekly.
  • 1990: Free Enterprise Class (Junior High)

  • Sold school supplies such as pencils, pens, paper, notebooks.
  • Designed, built, and sold wooden plaques which were popular with teachers.
  • Education

    Will graduate from high school in June 1995

    References Available Upon Request

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