Shelf Stocker – Retail

Job Description

Employment conditions: Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Overtime, Early Morning, Morning

Weight Handling: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Stock shelves and display areas;
  • Price items using stamp or stickers according to price list;
  • Obtain articles for customers from shelf or stockroom;
  • Keep stock clean and in order;
  • Direct customers to location of articles sought;
  • Bag, box or parcel purchases for customers, for shipment or delivery;
  • Maintain computerized stock inventory;
  • Order stock;
  • Attach protective devices to products to protect against shoplifting;
  • Perform general cleaning duties (i.e. sweeping, mopping floors);
  • Operate electric palette jack;
  • Provide customer service;
  • Record incoming stock;
  • Unpack products received by store and count, weigh or sort items;
  • Carry customer’s purchases to parking lot and pack orders in customers’ vehicles

Security and Safety: Criminal record check

Work Site Environment: Odours; Dusty

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment;
  • Work under pressure;
  • Repetitive tasks;
  • Handling heavy loads;
  • Physically demanding;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking;
  • Standing for extended periods;
  • Walking;
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling;
  • Tight deadlines;
  • Overtime required

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills;
  • Flexibility;
  • Team player;
  • Excellent oral communication;
  • Client focus;
  • Reliability;
  • Organized


  • Languages: English
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Experience an asset