Retail Stores

Smart & Final operates 247 stores in California, Arizona, and Nevada. Full-time and part-time associates are offered a competitive & comprehensive benefits package including 401K.

Use the store locator link above to find a store in your neighborhood.

To Apply - Submit your completed employment application contained in the job description below and bring to your neighborhood Smart & Final store or email your resume to , or fax to 888-881-1365.

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Part-Time and Full-Time Positions Available:

External Applicant: Download Application and Applicant Identification Data Form

Internal Applicant: Applicant Identification Data Form

Service Clerks

  • Bag customer’s groceries quickly and efficiently while insuring the purchases are protected from damage, the bags are the appropriate weight, and the purchases are bagged in the type of bag requested by the customer
  • Assist customer’s in transporting products form the store to their vehicles
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of parking lot and front end areas, this includes shopping cart retrieval
  • Maintain and stock front end supplies such as grocery bags and trash bags
  • Assist cashiers as requested with prices checks, locating items for customers and taking returned items to the appropriate location.

Load Crew

  • Maintains a store section, as assigned. May order, receive and stock merchandise using proper equipment. Marks prices on merchandise, stocks shelves, endstacks. Sets up advertising/promotional displays. Reviews invoices/bills for accuracy
  • Reviews price/order books, price changes, advertisement forms and direct vendor pricing information.
  • Offers friendly, courteous assistance to customers by providing them with current store and product information. When requested, loads customer purchases into cartons and assists customers to their vehicles.
  • Performs basic bookkeeping duties. Records lost/damaged goods and store supplies using appropriate ledger. Performs check out function at the end of each business day.
  • May be assigned cashier position responsibilities

Department Clerks [Meat/ Deli/ Bakery/ Produce/ Freezer]

  • Keep department shelves and display areas stocked, neat and clean
  • Keep product rotated according to the product standards for freshness
  • Assist customers
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of department
  • Prepare and maintain product displays
  • Work around cold temperatures – cases, coolers, prep room
  • Receive and inspect incoming products for quality and accuracy
  • Create and maintain department merchandising displays and signage
  • Prepare cold & hot food items
  • Use knives, bread slicer, oven and proofer, deli slicer, saws, slicer, grinder and tenderizer, wrapping machines and other kitchen equipment
  • *Food Handler’s Card Preferred for Meat, Deli, Bakery positions

Department Leads [Meat/ Deli/ Bakery/ Produce/ Freezer]

  • Exhibits, coaches and reinforces world class customer service, high standards of ethics, honesty, trust, accountability and respect at all times
  • Oversees and maintains protection and safety of customers, staff, equipment, facility and other company assets
  • Assists with implementation of new Company and/or Store initiatives in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Oversees and maintains department ordering, inventory control and department maintenance
  • Minimum of 3 years experience managing a fast-paced, high volume retail food establishment, including previous successful management of a product department
  • *Food Handler’s Card Preferred for Meat, Deli, Bakery positions

Store Management Positions

Job Openings Location
Part-time Person in Charge DISTRICT 6 (cc347 National City)
Part-Time Associate (Bakery) District 6 (San Diego)
Part-time Person in Charge (8 positions Available) District 12 (Los Angeles-South Bay)
Full-Time Service Manager District 2 (San Jose)
Assistant Manager District 2 (San Jose)
Part-time Person in Charge (Load Crew Lead) District 6 (cc934 La Mesa)
Part-time Person in Charge District 8 (cc427 Encinitas)
Full-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew) District 3 (cc717 Antioch)
Part-Time Service Manager (5 Positions Available) District 12 (L.A.-South Bay)
Senior Assistant Manager District 11 (cc925 Yorba Linda)
Full-Time Produce Lead Associate District 13 (cc913 San Luis Obispo)
Part-Time Person in Charge (Bakery Lead) District 13 (cc913 San Luis Obispo)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 8 (cc443 Hemet)
Senior Assistant Manager District 14 (Greater San Fernando Valley)
Store Manager District 14 (Greater San Fernando Valley)