Retail Stores

Smart & Final operates more than 250 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.

Part-Time and Full-Time Positions Available:

Internal Applicant:  Download Application
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
Senior Assistant Manager District 2 (East Bay)
Full-Time Service Manager District 14 (cc512 Winnetka)
Full-Time Meat Lead Associate (8 Positions Available) District 14 (Greater San Fernando Valley)
Part-Time Service Manager (7 Positions Available) District 14 (Greater San Fernando Valley)
Full-Time Produce Lead Associate (5 Positions Available) District 14 (Greater San Fernando Valley)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 8 (cc930 El Cajon)
Part-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew Lead) District 12 (cc311 Bellflower)
Full-Time Meat Lead Associate District 8 (San Diego Area)
Full-Time Service Manager District 8 (North County San Diego)
Full-Time Service Manager District 10 (Metro Los Angeles)
Full-Time Meat Lead Associate District 12 (cc458 Torrance)
Part-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew Lead) District 12 (cc923 San Pedro)
Part-Time Person in Charge (2 Positions Available) District 12 (cc921 Redondo Beach)
Full-Time Produce Lead Associate District 10 (cc474 West Hollywood)
Full-Time Service Manager (3 Positions Available) District 13 (Ventura/Santa Barbara Counties)
Full-Time Meat Lead Associate (6 Positions Available) District 13 (Ventura/Santa Barbara Counties)
Full-Time Produce Lead Associate (5 Positions Available) District 13 (Ventura/Santa Barbara Counties)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 8 (cc581 Poway)
Part-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew Lead) District 11 (cc789 Eastvale)
Full-Time Meat Lead Associate District 7 (Phoenix Area)
Full-Time Person in Charge (Load Crew Lead) District 10 (cc332 Venice)
Full-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew Lead) District 14 (cc374 N. Hollywood)
Full-Time Service Manager District 4 (Bakersfield Area)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 8 (cc932 Mira Mesa)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 14 (cc919 Westlake Village)
Store Manager District 3 (San Francisco/East Bay)
Full-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew) District 3 (cc433 San Jose-Prospect Rd.)
Full-Time Person in Charge (Deli Lead) District 12 (cc598 Lakewood)
Part-Time Service Manager (8 Positions Available) District 9 (Inland Empire)
Part-Time Person Charge District 9 (cc335 San Bernardino)
Full-Time Meat Lead Associate (5 Positions) District 9 (Inland Empire)
Full-Time Person in Charge District 3 (cc453 San Mateo)
Full-Time Meat Lead Associate District 6 (cc940 San Diego)
Part-Time Person in Charge (Load Crew Lead) District 6 (cc464 San Diego-Midway)
Part-Time Service Manager District 6 (South San Diego Area)
Part-Time Person in Charge (4 Positions Available) District 15 (cc308 Pomona/cc522 Montebello/cc794 Azusa)
Full-Time Meat Lead Associate (2 Positions Available) District 15 (cc321 Alhambra / cc794 Azusa)
Full-Time Service Manager (2 Positions Available) District 15 (Greater San Fernando Valley)
Assistant Manager (2 Positions Available) District 15 (Greater San Fernando Valley)
Store Manager District 15 (Greater San Fernando Valley)
Full-Time Service Manager District 8 (cc469 Murrieta)
Part-Time Person in Charge (2 Positions Available) District 14 (cc918 Newbury Park)
Part-Time Service Manager (5 Positions Available) District 12 (L.A.-South Bay)
Full-Time Service Manager District 12 (L.A.-South Bay)
Full-Time Produce Lead Associate District 4 (Fresno Area)
Senior Assistant Manager District 1 (cc723 Fairfield)
Store Manager District 1 (cc409 Santa Rosa/cc782 Petaluma)