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Grocery Department Managers (Relocation and Housing)

Rural Alaska, AK · Retail · $21.00-$24.00/hr., DOE
More than just retail. Come make a difference.

The Alaska Commercial Company currently has exciting opportunities for full-time, permanent employment in retail stores across the North. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team where your experience and work ethic are appreciated and rewarded. With The Alaska Commercial Company, you’re encouraged to learn and grow on the job and to explore the beauty and the culture of the communities in which we live and work.

The Alaska Commercial Company offers rewarding experiences and unique opportunities for growth.
  • Competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Taxable housing accommodation
  • Relocation package
  • Paid training
Your Responsibilities:

Grocery Department Managers and Department Managers-in-Training play an important role in the day-to-day operations within the Department, which provides valuable service to the community and its people.
  • Provide excellent customer service by delivering on the Value Offer
  • Deal quickly and effectively with customer complaints, requests, and inquiries
  • Schedule department staff to maximize customer service and fulfill business needs
  • Work with the Grocery Department Manager to manage the Grocery Department and maximize sales and profits
  • Develop departmental business plans in order to meet or exceed sales and gross profit goals
  • Complete regular competitor price checks to protect the competitive position and monitor sales trends
  • Work with the Grocery Department Manager to ensure the daily operating disciplines, as described in the Best Practices Manual (Retail Basics), are consistently met
  • Ensure product quality through correct ordering, receiving, inspection, handling, labeling, pricing, and stock rotation
  • Assist the Grocery Manager to recruit, support, train, and develop staff
Skills and Qualifications:

We’re looking for professional, organized workers who have a healthy sense of adventure and a strong knowledge and experience base.
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Record of the bottom line and sales results in previous roles
  • Knowledge of the food supply industry and experience with managing supply chains
  • 3+ years of management experience in retail
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions, both verbally and written
  • Computer knowledge of Excel and Outlook
  • Strong knowledge of operating principles
  • Ability to work with confidential information
  • Highly motivated with a passion for bringing our communities products and services to live better
  • Strong analytical and leadership skills
  • Keen attention to detail and customer driven
Location: Rural Alaska (store TBD at time of offer)
Reports to: Grocery Department Manager

We’d love to hear from all workers who are motivated to thrive professionally and personally while making a difference in the communities we serve. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


ACC is a growing company with a long history of serving rural Alaskans. For more than 150 years, we have been providing groceries and general merchandise to the people of Alaska. As was true more than 150 years ago, our stores continue to be a vital center of local community life. In 1992, the company was purchased by The North West Company (NWC) from then-owner The Commercial Enterprise Development Corporation of Alaska. This acquisition by NWC made the combined companies the largest North American rural retailers and one of the largest employers in the State of Alaska. Learn more about ACC: www.alaskacommercial.com. 

We create a collaborative and constructive culture by:
  • Acting with integrity • Fostering excellence • Respecting others • Working collaboratively • Being accountable
ACC is committed to inclusion and diversity and encourages applications from all candidates, including but not limited to all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, and persons with disabilities.


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