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Storeperson

Also known as Stores Assistant, Warehouse Assistant.

Receives, handles and despatches goods in a store or warehouse.


Tasks Include:


  • receiving incoming goods, checking for damage and for discrepancies between goods and invoices
  • unloading vehicles, opening packages and removing contents
  • operating computers to obtain details of location and quantity of items in stock
  • labelling goods with details of storage location
  • packing and weighing goods and sealing boxes
  • operating machines to lift, place and remove goods on high levels
  • operating specialised equipment, such as manually and electronically guided order pickers, and checking goods off picking list
  • assisting with regular stocktakes
Specialisations
  • Chiller Hand
  • Manufacturing Storeperson
  • Operator Supply (Army)
  • Order Picker/Assembler
  • Stores Despatch Hand
  • Stores Naval (Navy)
Job prospects for Storepersons in Victoria

Occupation in the Storepersons group include Storeperson

Employment prospects
There are currently 39,000 Storepersons in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are good.

Average weekly wage
$1,004.10

Hourly earnings
$26.20

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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