The best job I've ever had
Helper Clerk/Courtesy Clerk (Former Employee) – Auburn, WA – September 30, 2012
As my first job, I gained so much experience through working at QFC.
I started as a courtesy clerk, bagging groceries, helping customers to their cars, getting carts from the parking lot and bringing them in.
After working as a courtesy clerk for nearly a year, I was then moved up to helper clerk, where I still had to work as a courtesy clerk, but I had more responsibilities.
The best part about working at QFC was learning about different aspects of grocery retail/management.
As a helper clerk, I worked mainly in the dairy department (I would work a 12:30-9:00pm shift on Saturdays to work the dairy load to the floor), but I also helped out in floral, bakery, and the deli/meat area.
There were a few issues to be worked out while I was there, like scheduling conflicts and the helper clerk team feeling like we had to pick up slack every single shift. Unfortunately, when changes for the better were finally being made, the store was closed down by the reservation it was built on due to the building's age and cost to maintain it.
gaining knowledge and experience of a variety of fields
having to fill in for team members that slacked off