Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers (NOC 6622)

About this job

Grocery clerks and store shelf stockers:

  • pack customers' purchases, price items, stock shelves with merchandise and fill mail and telephone orders
  • work in retail establishments, such as grocery, hardware and department stores, and in warehouses
Common job titles
  • assembler, airline food
  • clerk, grocery / supermarket
  • floor clerk - retail / supermarket
  • order picker / filler - retail
  • packer / bag clerk / box clerk
  • price clerk / price marker / price checker


Grocery clerks and store shelf stockers perform 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
  • get 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

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupational group:

  • Work takes place in a controlled store environment but there may be temperature fluctuations in areas such as freezers or bakeries.
  • Workers may be exposed to various outdoor weather conditions when carrying groceries to customers’ vehicles.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

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