Front End Clerk - South Lamar
 Austin, TX


To ensure a quick, accurate, and pleasant closure to our shoppers' co-op experience, to educate non-owners about the benefits of joining Wheatsville Co-op, and to maintain a strong knowledge of store policies and product mix.


  • Be present and prepared to begin work at the start of scheduled shifts
  • Operate a cash register on the front end
  • Model exceptional customer service at all times
  • Maintain an excellent average drawer variance
  • Develop a work pace sufficient to handle heavy rushes
  • Memorize and/or develop an understanding of deli, bulk, and produce PLUs
  • Complete cashier duties prior to end of shift
  • Maintain a clean and organized work station
  • Maintain cleanliness of parking lot and collect shopping carts
  • Stock plastic and paper bags on front end
  • Provide carry out assistance proactively to shoppers
  • Place purchased items in bags for customers
  • Accurately count cash till at start of shift
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of the co-op's membership structure and cooperative principles
  • Actively and politely request equity payments from Investing Owners
  • Educate non-owners of the benefits of joining Wheatsville Co-op
  • Attend occasional staff meetings and trainings
  • Participate in quarterly Inventory
  • Stock restrooms with supplies and spot clean as needed
  • Help maintain a clean and organized dining area
  • Collect donations for Community Action Groups voted on by owners
  • Informs customers of upcoming sales, events and promotions


The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations or the work environment change.



  • Ability to project a friendly, helpful personality to the public
  • Accurate cash handling skills and attention to minute detail
  • Ability to communicate tactfully and relate to a wide variety of people
  • Knowledge of, or ability to quickly learn, universal produce PLUs
  • Prior natural foods, retail, or cashier experience
  • Prior customer service experience
  • Regular, predictable attendance; flexibility in scheduling
  • TABC Certification (Guadalupe location only)


  • Required frequently: standing for long periods of time, walking, kneeling, squatting, bending, reaching, lifting up to 50 lbs.