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Sales Floor Stock Clerk

Overview: Receive, store, and issue sales floor merchandise. Stock shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with merchandise and arrange merchandise displays to attract customers. May periodically take physical count of stock or check and mark merchandise.
Duties:
Degree(s): A.A.S. Office Administration and Technology: Administrative Secretary 
A.A.S. Office Administration and Technology: Office Technology: Word/Information Processing 
Job Outlook: Employment of sales floor stock clerks is expected to grow as fast as average through 2018. Most jobs are in retail trade, most notably in grocery and department stores. Job openings in grocery, general merchandise, clothing, and department stores will be greater than in other industries, because much of the work is done manually and is difficult to automate.
Education Level: The typical training required for this career is generally a High School Degree or GED Certificate.
Recommended Skills:
  • Talking, giving speeches, or speaking in a group to convey information, explain ideas, or give instructions.
  • Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Weighing out the options in a situation or a problem and logically choosing the best course of action.
  • Using mathematics and/or statistics to solve problems.
  • Allocating and budgeting your time for different tasks so that things get done when needed.
  • Paying attention to what other people are saying, and taking time to understand the points being made.
  • The ability to understand complex written paragraphs, instructions, or reports.
  • Being aware of the reactions of others, and understanding why they react the way they do.
Recommended Values:
  • Having a routine job where the duties are very predictable and not likely to change over a long period of time.
 

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Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreements with other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.