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Job Title: Stock Clerk

Job Summary: We are seeking a detail-oriented and organized Stock Clerk to join our team. The Stock Clerk will be responsible for receiving, unpacking, and stocking merchandise in our store. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be able to work in a fast-paced environment, and have a strong work ethic.


  • Receive and unpack merchandise from delivery trucks
  • Verify accuracy of shipments and ensure that merchandise is in good condition
  • Stock merchandise on shelves and in designated areas
  • Ensure that merchandise is properly labeled and priced
  • Assist customers with locating merchandise
  • Maintain a clean and organized stockroom
  • Perform inventory checks and report any discrepancies to management
  • Assist with other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in a retail or warehouse environment preferred
  • Ability to lift and move heavy merchandise
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends

Physical Demands:

The Stock Clerk will be required to lift and move heavy merchandise, stand for extended periods of time, and perform repetitive tasks. The Stock Clerk must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and be able to bend, stoop, and reach.

Working Conditions:

The Stock Clerk will work in a retail environment and will be exposed to a variety of weather conditions. The Stock Clerk may be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

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What is the best way to find and hire a Stock Clerk near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Stock Clerk applicants. Employers posting their Stock Clerk job on Indeed get about 10 applications from that board on average.
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Can I use a different phone number to engage Stock Clerk applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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