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 HRResume@smartandfinal.com , 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
Open Positions District 3 (cc782 Petaluma)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 13 (cc400 Camarillo)
Part-Time Person in Charge (3 Positions Available) District 4 (cc588 Modesto)
Part-Time Service Manager District 14 (cc468 Santa Clarita)
Assistant Manager District 3 (cc446 Oakland)
Full-Time Service Manager District 1 (cc787 South Lake Tahoe)
Assistant Manager District 11 (cc340 Corona)
Full-Time Service Manager District 13 (cc939 Paso Robles)
Senior Assistant Manager District 13 (Santa Barbara/Ventura Counties)
Senior Assistant Manager (3 Positions Available) District 11 (L.A./Orange County)
Full-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew Lead) District 3 (cc526 San Rafael)
Full-Time Produce Lead Associate District 3 (cc526 San Rafael)
Full-Time Produce Lead Associate District 4 (cc385 Merced)
Store Manager District 11 (L.A./Orange County)
Full-Time Produce Lead Associate District 9 (cc490 La Quinta)
Full-Time Person in Charge (Bakery) District 6 (cc935 Coronado)
Full-Time Produce Lead Associate District 4 (cc421 Delano)
Full-Time Service Manager District 4 (Bakersfield Area)
Store Manager District 4 (Bakersfield Area)
Assistant Manager District 3 (cc320 Daly City)
Part-Time Person in Charge (8 Positions Available) District 4 (Bakersfield Area)
Part-Time Meat Cutter District 11 (cc408 Ontario)
Part-Time Person in Charge (3 Positions Available) District 11 (cc408 Ontario)
Assistant Manager District 11 (cc408 Ontario)
Full-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew Lead) District 8 (cc398 El Cajon)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 14 (cc465 Simi Valley)
Senior Assistant Manager District 14 (Greater San Fernando Valley)
Part-Time Person in Charge (2 Positions Available) District 1 (cc393 Stockton)
Senior Assistant Manager District 3 (San Francisco Bay Area)
Full-Time Produce Lead Associate District 3 (San Francisco/East Bay)
Full-Time Service Manager District 8 (North County San Diego)
Part-Time Person in Charge (2 Positions Available) District 15 (cc471 Burbank)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 15 (cc370 Pasadena)
Full-Time Meat Lead Associate District 11 (cc924 Chino Hills)
Full-Time Produce Lead Associate District 11 (cc924 Chino Hills)
Full-Time Person in Charge (2 Positions Available) District 3 (cc526 San Rafael)
Part-Time Person in Charge (2 Positions Available) District 3 (cc526 San Rafael)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 6 (cc933 San Diego-Tierrasanta)
Part-Time Associates (Night Crew/Freezer) District 3 (cc409 Santa Rosa)
Part-Time Associates (All Departments) District 3 (cc320 Daly City)
Part-Time Associates (Cashiers) District 3 (cc526 San Rafael)
Part-Time Person in Charge (Load Crew Lead) District 6 (cc940 San Diego)
Part-Time Person in Charge (5 Positions Available) District 12 (L.A.-South Bay)
Full-Time Person in Charge (Deli Lead) District 12 (cc727 Compton)
Full-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew Lead) District 12 (cc598 Lakewood)
Assistant Manager District 3 (cc441 S.San Francisco)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 8 (cc932 Mira Mesa)
Part-Time Associates District 4 (cc380 Bishop)
Store Manager District 12 (Los Angeles-South Bay)