Receives, handles and despatches goods in a store or warehouse.
Operator Supply (Army)
Stores Despatch Hand
Stores Naval (Navy)
Skills Assessment Authority
No caveats apply to this occupation.
Group: 7411 Storepersons
receive, handle and despatch goods in stores and warehouses.
receiving incoming goods, checking for damage and for discrepancies between goods and invoices
unloading vehicles, opening packages and removing contents
operating computers to obtain details of location and quantity of items in stock
labelling goods with details of storage location
packing and weighing goods and sealing boxes
operating machines to lift, place and remove goods on high levels
operating specialised equipment, such as manually and electronically guided order pickers, and checking goods off picking list
assisting with regular stocktakes
may use materials handling equipment, such as hydraulic pallet lifters and hand trucks, to move goods
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.