Storeperson

Also known as Stores Assistant, Warehouse Assistant.
Receives, handles and despatches goods in a store or warehouse.
Training time 9 months - 3 years
Average pay $44,900
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 34,700

What does a Storeperson do?

  • 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)

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate II in Warehousing Operations
TAFE
Certificate III in Warehousing Operations
TAFE
Certificate IV in Logistics
TAFE
Certificate IV in Warehousing Operations
TAFE
Certificate I in Warehousing Operations