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
Part-Time Person in Charge (2 Positions Available) District 1 (cc724 Sacramento)
Full-Time Person in Charge District 1 (cc724 Sacramento)
Assistant Manager District 1 (cc724 Sacramento)
Store Manager District 14 (Greater San Fernando Valley)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 8 (cc581 Poway)
Assistant Manager District 8 (North County San Diego)
Assistant District Manager District 4 (Central Valley)
Part-Time Service Manager District 11 (cc325 Norwalk)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 2 (cc717 Antioch)
Part-Time Person in Charge (2 Positions Available) District 6 (cc934 La Mesa)
Part-Time Person in Charge (2 Positions Available) District 6 (cc725 Spring Valley)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 13 (Ventura/Santa Barbara Counties)
Assistant Manager District 13 (Ventura/Santa Barbara Counties)
Full-Time Person in Charge District 13 (Ventura/Santa Barbara Counties)
Full-Time Service Manager District 13 (Ventura/Santa Barbara Counties)
Full-Time Person in Charge (Load Crew Lead) District 1 (cc591 Sacramaento)
Full-Time Service Manager District 8 (North County San Diego)
Full-Time Meat Lead Associate District 6 (cc935 Coronado)
Part-Time Person in Charge (2 Positions Available) District 12 (cc458 Torrance)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 8 (cc426 Oceanside)
Part-Time Person in Charge (Deli Lead) District 8 (cc426 Oceanside)
Full-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew Lead) District 8 (cc581 Poway)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 11 (cc494 Chino)
Assistant Manager District 11 (L.A.-San Gabriel Valley)
Part-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew) District 14 (cc374 N.Hollywood)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 14 (cc374 N.Hollywood)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 14 (cc323 San Fernando)
Store Manager District 5 (Orange County)
Part-Time Person in Charge (Produce Lead) District 1 (cc703 Citrus Heights)
Part-Time Person in Charge (3 Positions Available) District 6 (cc463 Chula Vista)
Full-Time Produce Lead Associate District 1 (cc703 Citrus Heights)
Full-Time Service Manager District 14 (Greater San Fernando Valley)
Assistant Manager District 14 (Greater San Fernando Valley)
Senior Assistant Manager District 14 (Greater San Fernando Valley)
Assistant Manager District 4 (cc380 Bishop)
Senior Assitant Manager District 4 (cc380 Bishop)
Full-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew Lead) District 1 (cc591 Sacramento)
Full-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew Lead) District 1 (cc723 Fairfield)
Full-Time Meat Cutter District 14 (cc512 Winnetka)
Full-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew Lead) District 8 (cc427 Encinitas)
Senior Assistant Manager Districtd 15 (San Gabriel Valley & Surrounding Cities)
Part-Time Person in Charge (2 Positions Available) District 15 (cc308 Pomona)
Part-Time Person in Charge (2 Positions Available) District 15 (cc304 Glendale)
Part-Time Person in Charge (Load Crew) District 14 (cc372 Pacoima)
Part-Time Associate (Produce Department) District 11 (cc482 Whittier)
Part-Time Person in Charge (3 Positions Available) District 5 (Orange County)
Part-Time Person in Charge (3 Positions Available) District 10 (Metro Los Angeles)
Part-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew) District 11 (cc482 Whittier)
Part-Time Person in Charge (2 Positions Available) District 14 (cc324 Woodland Hills)
Part-Time Person in Charge (4 Positions Available) District 12 (L.A.-South Bay)
Part-Time Person in Charge (Deli Lead) District 11 (cc482 Whittier)
Full-Time Meat Lead Associate District 6 (cc933 San Diego-Tierra)
Part-Time Service Manager District 11 (cc325 Norwalk)
Part-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew Lead) District 11 (cc325 Norwalk)
Senior Assistant Manager District 13 (Ventura/Santa Barbara Counties)
Part-Time Person in Charge District 6 (cc355 San Diego)
Full-Time Meat Lead Associate District 7 (Las Vegas Area)
Part-Time Person in Charge (2 Positions Available) District 6 (cc368 San Diego)
Senior Assistant Manager District 1 (cc787 South Lake Tahoe)
Full-Time Service Manager District 1 (cc526 San Rafael)
Full-Time Produce Lead Associate District 12 (L.A. - South Bay)
Part-Time Service Manager District 15 (cc413 Highland Park)
Part-Time Service Manager District 15 (cc308 Pomona)
Full-Time Person in Charge (Load Crew) District 6 (cc940 San Diego)
Part-Time Service Manager District 3 (San Francisco/East Bay)
Full-Time Service Manager District 3 (San Francisco/East Bay)
Assistant Manager District 3 (San Francisco/East Bay)
Senior Assistant Manager District 3 (San Francisco/East Bay)
Store Manager District 3 (San Francisco/East Bay)
Part-Time Associates (Meat & Produce Departments) District 7 (cc462 Bullhead City)
Part-Time Person in Charge (2 Positions Available) District 7 (cc462 Bullhead City)
Full-Time Meat Lead Associate District 7 (cc462 Bullhead City)
Full-Time Produce Lead Associate District 7 (cc462 Bullhead City)
Full-Time Person in Charge District 7 (cc462 Bullhead City)
Part-Time Service Manager (2 Positions Available) District 6 (South County San Diego)
Assistant Manager District 6 (cc798 El Centro)
Part-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew Lead) District 1 (cc591 Sacramento)
Part-Time Associate (Meat Department) District 11 (cc482 Whittier)
Part-Time Person in Charge (Night Crew Lead) District 1 (cc404 Sacramento - Auburn Bl.)
Part-Time Service Manager District 11 (cc942 Diamond Bar)