deli clerk resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

other skills worked doing framing of houses light electrical also worked as a second class machinist after high school worked as a warehouse person stocking a ordering material for Cynthia Rees Ceramic Tile

  • Work area maintenance
  • Sales expertise
  • Equipment use
  • Safe food handling
  • Cooking procedures
  • Signage and pricing accuracy
  • Point of Sale systems familiarity
  • Stocking of food cases
  • Effective customer communication
  • Upselling
  • Cleaning and sanitizing
  • Inventory rotation
  • Inventory checks
  • Sanitation and safety standards
02/2011 to 02/2016 Deli Clerk Weis Markets, Inc. | Schnecksville, PA,
  • Removed food items from inventory and restocked refrigerated and frozen cases to maintain product availability.
  • Distributed new item samples to customers in order to provide opportunities for individuals to try products before purchase.
  • Checked signage and pricing to verify accurate displays on counters and in cases.
  • Received new inventory and rotated stock by dates to keep items fresh and usable.
  • Observed key food safety procedures by making sure that cold and frozen items were stored properly and at the appropriate temperatures.
  • Followed recipes and customer request details to prepare high-quality, delicious meals.
  • Completed orders of all sizes according to customer preferences, improving patron retention by [Number]%.
  • Documented and entered special orders for event catering and party trays using [Software].
  • Prepared orders by slicing, weighing, packaging and pricing meats and cheeses.
  • Verified proper operation of refrigerators, freezers and warming lamps by collecting temperature readings every day.
  • Gave exceptional customer service to all guests, including during peak business periods, which resulted in increased sales and [Number]% boost in revenues.
  • Prepared for busy periods by organizing ingredients and restocking supplies for expected loads.
  • Kept all utensils, dishes and glasses clean and ready for customer use.
  • Closely adhered to food safety and sanitation procedures established by company and regulatory agencies.
  • Used mental math and available tools to total materials needed, costs and payment due quickly and efficiently.
  • Maintained work areas by cleaning surfaces, equipment and floors, removing trash and providing machinery upkeep.
  • Maintained work areas in clean, neat and sanitized manner to reduce potential for illness or injury.
  • Protected food from spoilage by properly storing in freezer and refrigerator.
  • Worked with customers placing large or specialized orders, providing samples and recommendations and responding to requests.
  • Stayed calm and professional in all situations and resolved conflicts to customer satisfaction.
  • Updated displays, cases and other customer-facing areas to increase sales of special items.
  • Answered telephone inquiries about available menu items, products and services and delivered appropriate information so customers could make valid choices.
  • Created aesthetically pleasing food arrangements for special orders and party trays.
  • Communicated effectively with deli counter customers to answer questions and make recommendations.
04/1997 to 06/2010 Warehouse/Driver/Sales Associate Redpeak Properties | Arvada, CO,
  • Maintained clean safety record with no accidents or incidents.
  • Logged daily mileage, gas and other data in [Software].
  • Planned optimal routes to minimize delays and maximize time efficiency.
  • Checked vehicle after each shift for any damage and made sure it was properly cleaned and maintained.
  • Managed records by tracking mileage, maintenance and expenses with [Software].
  • Handled as many as [Number] assignments per hour by planning efficient routes.
  • Cleaned vehicle regularly to maintain professional appearance.
  • Inspected vehicle before and after every trip to assess performance and maintenance requirements.
  • Delivered goods and services to customers on time and in excellent condition.
  • Saved $[Amount] worth of gas costs per month by planning more efficient routes.
  • Completed order forms and collected payments to keep customer accounts current.
  • Completed pre- and post-trip safety inspections to record and report any defects and malfunctions.
  • Coordinated with team members and remained flexible in work scheduling.
  • Practiced safe and secure loading methods to avoid damaging goods.
  • Verified contents of inventory loads against shipping papers to determine any discrepancies.
  • Positioned lifting devices under or around loaded pallets and boxes to secure materials for transport.
  • Loaded and unloaded merchandise efficiently to meet demanding route targets.
  • Operated delivery vehicles [Number] days per week, averaging [Number] miles on road and [Number] customers served.
  • Presented bills and receipts to customers to collect payments for goods delivered or unloaded.
  • Demonstrated professional conduct with clients to deliver outstanding customer service.
  • Maintained optimal safety by adapting driving to match current traffic conditions and applying defensive strategies to avoid accidents.
  • Interacted with customers pleasantly to meet needs and drive satisfaction.
  • Performed activities on time while maintaining regular attendance and punctuality to support scheduling and work coverage.
07/1985 to 11/1996 Maintenance Supervisor Berkshire Health Systems, Inc. | Great Barrington, MA,
  • Adhered to strict operation and maintenance regulations by following instructions and observing guidelines.
  • Completed assignments on-time and under budget.
  • Supervised facility operations, including preventive maintenance projects, employee tasks and performance and adherence to safety standards.
  • Used rulers and micrometers to inspect parts to determine changes in dimension requirements.
  • Monitored maintenance scheduling and reported maintenance team information to management.
  • Safely and efficiently finished repairs while supporting team members with tasks.
  • Delegated daily tasks to employees to manage resources and meet deadlines.
  • Cleaned wide areas and roadbed areas and disposed of debris and trash to keep walkways clear for personnel and visitors.
  • Worked with hand and power tools safely to alleviate [Type] workplace accidents.
  • Removed snow from sidewalks using shovels and [Type] equipment and placed rock salt to prevent falls.
  • Collected data to compile detailed reports for upper management and closely monitored equipment, tools and system upgrades.
  • Managed maintenance activities, including supervising staff and inspecting equipment.
  • Managed team of employees, daily progress reports and overall project planning.
  • Placed trash, yard clippings and other types of debris in proper receptacles to keep grounds neat and manicured.
  • Oversaw onsite safety compliance to safety regulations and OSHA standards.
  • Assisted team in completing job tasks quickly and accurately with appropriate use of instruments and tools.
  • Installed, aligned and balanced new equipment and supervised employees.
to Cook's Assistant Restaraunt Assoc | City, STATE,
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Decreased food waste by adapting menus to changing seasons and supply availability.
  • Stood in for pizza grill and deli to maintain efficient flow of [Type] kitchen.
  • Avoided cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when preparing meals for individuals with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Prepared food for service based on daily specials and chef's needs.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Cleaned [Job title] work area to maximize kitchen efficiency and cleanliness.
  • Monitored and recorded temperatures of food, storage, and service areas to maintain established, regulatory guidelines.
  • Verified proper operation of refrigerators, freezers and warming lamps by collecting temperature readings every day.
  • Maintained clean and sanitized work area in accordance with food safety guidelines, avoiding cross-contamination of raw and prepared food products.
  • Kept all utensils, dishes and glasses clean and ready for customer use.
  • Cross-trained in grill and pizza positions to support team and help meet all customer needs.
  • Re-stocked, organized and arranged service and food stations.
  • Packaged and stored food products appropriately to ensure proper handling and preservation.
  • Protected food from spoilage by properly storing in freezer and refrigerator.
  • Added garnishes and other finishing touches to improve plating presentation.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1974 High School Diploma | Lindenhurst Sr High, Lindenhurst, NY, GPA:
Expected in 02/1983 A/C & Refrigeration | A/C Wilson Tech, Dix Hills Ny, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Lindenhurst Sr High
  • Wilson Tech

Job Titles Held:

  • Deli Clerk
  • Warehouse/Driver/Sales Associate
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Cook's Assistant


  • High School Diploma
  • A/C & Refrigeration

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