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Stock Clerks- Stockroom, Warehouse, or Storage Yard
District Of Columbia

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Receive, store, and issue materials, equipment, and other items from stockroom, warehouse, or storage yard. Keep records and compile stock reports.

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Currently Employed: 2,210

Projected Annual Job Openings: 70

Typical Hourly Wage: $11.11 - $18.61

Typical Annual Salary: $23,100 - $38,700

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry: Less than high school

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Short-term on-the-job training

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typical job duties

  • Pack and unpack items to be stocked on shelves in stockrooms, warehouses, or storage yards.
  • Store items in an orderly and accessible manner in warehouses, tool rooms, supply rooms, or other areas.
  • Examine and inspect stock items for wear or defects, reporting any damage to supervisors.
  • Receive and count stock items, and record data manually or using computer.
  • Mark stock items using identification tags, stamps, electric marking tools, or other labeling equipment.
  • Verify inventory computations by comparing them to physical counts of stock, and investigate discrepancies or adjust errors.
  • Issue or distribute materials, products, parts, and supplies to customers or coworkers, based on information from incoming requisitions.
  • Provide assistance or direction to other stockroom, warehouse, or storage yard workers.
  • Prepare and maintain records and reports of inventories, price lists, shortages, shipments, expenditures, and goods used or issued.
  • Determine proper storage methods, identification, and stock location based on turnover, environmental factors, and physical capabilities of facilities.

tools & technology

  • Forklifts
  • Hand trucks or accessories
  • Pallet trucks
  • Platform lift
  • Tugger

  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Inventory management software
  • Office suite software
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Word processing software

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