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6622 – Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers

Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers pack customers' purchases, price items, stock shelves with merchandise, and fill mail and telephone orders. They are employed in retail establishments, such as grocery, hardware and department stores, and in warehouses.


Example titles

  • Bag clerk
  • Grocery clerk
  • Grocery packer
  • Order filler - retail
  • Price clerk - retail
  • Produce clerk
  • Shelf stocker - retail
  • Supermarket clerk

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Bag, box or parcel purchases for customers or for shipment or delivery to customers
  • Carry customers' purchases to parking lot and pack in vehicles
  • Unpack products received by store and count, weigh or sort items
  • Use barcode scanning equipment to record incoming stock, verify pricing and maintain computerized stock inventory
  • Price items using stamp or stickers according to price list
  • Attach protective devices to products to protect against shoplifting
  • Stock shelves and display areas and keep stock clean and in order
  • Fill mail orders from warehouse stock
  • Obtain articles for customers from shelf or stockroom
  • Direct customers to location of articles sought
  • May sweep aisles, dust display racks and perform other general cleaning duties
  • May operate cash register and computer for electronic commerce transactions
  • May order stock.

Employment requirements

  • Some secondary school education is usually required.

Additional information


Breakdown summary

Broad occupational category
6 – Sales and service occupations
Skill level
D – On-the-job training is usually provided for occupations.
Major group
66 – Sales support occupations
Minor group
662 – Other sales support and related occupations
Associated Career Handbook profiles
6622.0 – Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers
NOC 2016 Version 1.3
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