Kroger Bagger Job Description & Interview
Job Description and Duties
What Does a Kroger Courtesy Clerk Do?
Baggers at Kroger perform a variety of job duties. Primarily, a Kroger bagger packs items into grocery bags and assists customers with loading groceries into their vehicles. Baggers should provide prompt and friendly customer service when interacting with supermarket guests. Additional job duties may include retrieving shopping carts, returning unwanted merchandise to store shelves, and directing customers to product locations.
What Character Traits is Kroger Looking For?
Baggers with Kroger may also need to unload deliveries and stock shelves during slow periods. Kroger baggers must adhere to all codes of conduct as outlined by the company. An ideal candidate should possess reliability and a strong work ethic.
Salary and Compensation
How Much Do They Get Paid?
The average hourly wage for a Kroger bagger is around $8.00. Pay rates for Kroger baggers often increase with experience. In addition to base salary, Kroger offers excellent employment benefits.
Additional Work Benefits
A qualified Kroger bagger may earn medical coverage, company-paid life insurance, 401(k) retirement plans, and paid time off. Additional work benefits with Kroger may include credit union membership, company-paid continuing education, and other employee incentives. All Kroger associates receive paid training, flexible scheduling, and career advancement opportunities.
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Kroger Bagger Interview Video
Interviewer: Please describe your job title and primary duties.
Kroger Bagger: Well, I started when I was 17 and since I was underage I had to be a bagger and a cart pusher. So I had to bring the carts in. Now since I turned 18 I’m a register now.
Interviewer: What was the work environment like?
Kroger Bagger: Oh well, overall it’s good. I love it and whatever. We had got a pay. We make 10 an hour now. We came from 8.50 to 10 an hour now. The benefit is I know we can do scholarships there. They have scholarship they offer. Then this summer I’m supposed to take free classes because it is a union rep that I work for. Those are the two benefits so far I can explain and tell as of right now.
Interviewer: What was your favorite part about working there?
Kroger Bagger: The register now. I didn’t like the cart pushing because … especially over the winter, it was just too much snow and stuff like that. Bagging is really easy. It’s easy overall. I just didn’t like the cart pushing. Register, I kind of like that now because I can stay in one spot and stuff, but overall it’s good. I like it.
Interviewer: Please describe the application and interview process.
Kroger Bagger: First you have to go on Kroger.jobs, and you just make your own profile or something. You just basic things. You just apply about yourself and requirements and stuff. Then they’ll send you an email saying that you qualify or not or they’ll give you a call. Sometimes they do open interviews once a month. Also free open interviews. You can just come up to the job at certain times too.
Interviewer: What questions did the interviewer ask during the job interview?
Kroger Bagger: Why would you be perfect to work here? What other jobs have you worked at? Give me four things about you like saying if you’re responsible, dependent and things of that nature. Just regular basic questions they just want to know about yourself.
Interviewer: How were you notified that you received the job?
Kroger Bagger: Well, it was a difficult process for me. I had to calling them and whatever and telling them that I had got hired and stuff, and I was trying to start my orientation. I feel like what I went through, I had to call them to reach out to get, to start my job. That’s what I had to do. I did the open interview, and I got hired the open interview, but I did apply.
Interviewer: What set you apart from other candidates?
Kroger Bagger: I also kept a smile on my face, and I get into detail about every question they asked and stuff. I think they just liked the vibe I gave. That’s all I can say I think.
Interviewer: What other advice would you give to a job seeker looking to gain employment?
Kroger Bagger: I just say … What can I say? Just do the application, and just keep calling to take in on your application. That’s what I would refer to do with any job, especially that one. Just keep a good attitude, good customer service, especially interacting with other customers and stuff because that’s very important, that they want good customer service.
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William Reeves says:
I really liked working at Kroger for the most part. Nothing is perfect. As I said, I like the job, people, and overall atmosphere, so now that I’m ready to rejoin the workforce I would ideally like to rejoin the Kroger family