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Storeperson

Handle products being received and dispatched by stores.

What's it like to be a Storeperson?

Storepersons handle products being received or dispatched by stores. They are responsible for receiving, handling and packing goods. A degree of physical fitness is generally required to work as a Storeperson, as it is a job that requires lifting and coordination.

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Tasks and duties

  • Unloading goods.
  • Receiving and scanning goods and checking against orders.
  • Inspecting for damage.
  • Moving goods around a store.
  • Stocking shelves.
  • Stacking bulky goods safely.
  • Picking goods from shelves and recording their movements.
  • Packing and sending orders to customers.
  • Data entry and paperwork.
  • Moving heavy pallets and goods using a forklift.

What can I earn as a Storeperson?

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The most common salary in AUS for a Storeperson is between $45k and $55k
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How to become a Storeperson


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You don’t need any formal qualifications to work as a Storeperson, but there are courses that may provide you with helpful skills and knowledge.

  1. Storepersons may need to obtain a high risk work licence through Safe Work Australia.
  2. If required, obtain a forklift licence.
  3. You may want to consider undertaking a vocational qualification in warehousing operations, which will prepare you to carry out procedures in a warehouse environment.

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How do Storepeople rate their role?

Latest reviews from 22 Storepeople surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
4.2
Job satisfaction
3.9
Career progression opportunities
3.4
Job security
3.8
Pay / Salary
3.2
Variety of work
3.7

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Aug 2019
Being a Storeman matches my work ethic and personality. It has a great work life balance but it can also be difficult to get out of unless you have a qualification or move up in the company you are currently employed in
Reviewer's Qualification
South Australian Certificate of Education (Stage 2)
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Food production storeman
The good things
A diverse role than can encourage you to think outside the box. It’s the entry level to a lot of different industries
The challenges
Fast paced and hard working. Often a taxing role on the body
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Nov 2018
Being a storeperson sets some challenges but the knowledge and experience gained is worth it
Reviewer's Qualification
Certificate III in Warehouse Operations
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Warehousing
The good things
Storeperson is a great opportunity to open up new doors for yourself, experience what it’s like in a warehouse and undertake new challenges, it’s a great way to develop new skills and grow in this rol...
The challenges
My role as a storeperson has challenges but for everything I do, I motivate myself to be the best I can be, you’ll face challenges but there’s nothing wrong with that, you’ll learn somethjng from it, ...
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Working hours for Storepeople

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Weekends
Shift work
Late nights
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What are the job opportunities for Storepeople?

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Projected job growthAlert

National increase over next 5 years *
13.3%
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Source: LMIP. Storepersons

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