A bagger is a grocery store employee who is responsible for collecting customer's groceries, packaging them according to customer specifications, and possibly taking these groceries out to the customer's vehicle. A bagger is expected to be courteous and pay close attention to customer requests.
A bagger is expected to keep their work area clean. When necessary, a bagger is expected to help in other areas of the store, including stocking shelves and cleaning bathrooms. A bagger can also be asked to carry out other tasks in a store, such as collecting shopping carts, taking out trash, or assisting customers with finding an item. A bagger works both inside and outside of grocery stores and supermarkets. A bagger interacts with customers and a number of employees. A bagger works closely with cashiers, other baggers, and their direct supervisor while carrying out their primary duties. While carrying out other duties in the store, a bagger is expected to work closely with other members of staff in that area.
There are no educational requirements to become a bagger, but a bagger must be able to speak and read English be legally allowed to work in the United States. A bagger can work either part-time and full-time. A typical morning shift for a bagger will start an hour before store opening, and a typical night shift will end an hour after store closing.
Check prices for other employees and customers as requested.
Stock merchandise or re-stock unwanted or returned merchandise on shelves in a retail store.
Bag and carry out merchandise for customers.
Move shopping carts to the appropriate area within the store.