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43-5081.01 - Stock Clerks, Sales Floor

Receive, store, and issue sales floor merchandise. Stock shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with merchandise and arrange merchandise displays to attract customers. May periodically take physical count of stock or check and mark merchandise.

Following are examples of the tasks required for a cashier position. For more detailed information including knowledge, skills, abilities, work activities, work context, job zone, interests, work values, work needs, and related occupations, visit the O*Net web site at http://online.onetcenter.org/report?r=1&id=438

Tasks

  • Compare merchandise invoices to items actually received to ensure that shipments are correct.
  • Design and set up advertising signs and displays of merchandise on shelves, counters, or tables to attract customers and promote sales.
  • Receive, open, unpack and issue sales floor merchandise.
  • Stock shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with new or transferred merchandise.
  • Take inventory or examine merchandise to identify items to be reordered or replenished.
  • Answer customers' questions about merchandise and advise customers on merchandise selection.
  • Clean display cases, shelves, and aisles.
  • Itemize and total customer merchandise selection at checkout counter, using cash register, and accept cash or charge card for purchases.
  • Pack customer purchases in bags or cartons.
  • Requisition merchandise from supplier based on available space, merchandise on hand, customer demand, or advertised specials.
  • Stamp, attach, or change price tags on merchandise, referring to price list.
  • Transport packages to customers' vehicles.
  • Cut lumber, screening, glass, and related materials to size requested by customer.

 

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