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Liquor Store Clerk - Ketchum

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/06/18
Posting End Date: 2024/06/25
Category: Retail
Sub Category: Customer Service
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Ketchum, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 16.25
Maximum Salary: 16.25
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Idaho State Liquor Division (ISLD) Opportunity

Location: 271 Washington, Ketchum, ID 83340

This announcement is for the hiring of full-time benefit-eligible positions and part-time non-benefitted positions. Our part-time positions are limited to working 1,385 hours in a 12-month period for any one state agency, working approximately nineteen (19) hours a week. Our full-time positions work forty (40) hours a week. Both part-time and full-time schedules are based on business needs operating Sunday-Saturday.

Position Summary: To receive, store, stock, and sell packaged liquor in a state liquor store; perform related work.


1. Liquor sales

  • Greets customers and answers questions regarding product content, use and price 
  • Observes customers, checks identification for proof-of-age and denies service to underage or intoxicated customers 
  • Receives payments by cash, check or credit card and makes change 
  • Receives and verifies licensed-bar orders 
  • Operates computerized cash register system to process sales data 
  • Closes out cash register and balances receipts to sales journal 

2. Stocking 

  • Receives and verifies shipments Inspects and documents freight damages 
  • Determines stocking needs, codes merchandise and arranges shelf and floor displays 

3. Store operations

  • Acts for manager during absences 
  • Opens and closes store and maintains security 
  • Balances daily receipts with daily sales reports and makes bank deposits 
  • Reconciles discrepancies 
  • Enters merchandise data into computer system to update files and generate reports 
  • May supervise work and train other clerks 
  • Recommends product merchandising, inventory levels and new product listings 
  • Prepares sales summary reports
  • Performs routine cleaning and maintenance of store areas

*Minimum Qualifications: 

*Must be 19 years of age to sell liquor per Idaho Code

  • Experience adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers and decimals
  • Reading instructions written in English.


  • BEST RETIREMENT AVAILABLE IN THE NATION: We have one of the Nation's best state retirement systems (PERSI) that offers a lifetime benefit. 
  • excellent medical, dental and vision insurance- (full-time/30+ hours per week) employee only coverage for PPO $65/month for medical and vision & $11.82/month for dental
  • generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start 
  • 11 paid holidays a year 
  • paid parental leave
  • multiple savings plans, optional 401K, and optional 457
  • basic life insurance for employee and family (employee covered at one times annual salary; spouse covered at $10,000; child covered at $5,000)
  • wellness programs 
  • ongoing training opportunities 
  • and more!

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About Us:

The ISLD seeks motivated and upbeat individuals to join our $325M state-operated enterprise comprised of 170 retail outlets and 450 associates throughout Idaho. The mission of the ISLD is to provide control over the importation, distribution, sale, and consumption of distilled spirits; curtail intemperate use of beverage alcohol, and responsibly optimize the net revenues to the citizens of Idaho.

The ISLD is projected to distribute ~$1.5 billion to Idaho state, cities, and counties over the next 10 years!


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

**Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions. Employees are eligible for benefits if they work twenty (20) hours or more per week and for over five (5) continuous months.  Part-time non benefitted applicants who apply to this posting may be eligible to convert to a benefitted full or part-time position at this location upon successful completion of 1,040 credited state service hours if a position is available.