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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

21140 Store Worker I

Performs the following tasks at an establishment whose primary function is that of the resale of merchandise in a retail environment. Will move merchandise by use of non-motorized equipment that is intended for display and resale purposes. Will include the cleaning of merchandise on or in display fixtures utilizing various merchandise techniques common to retail trade. Merchandise may be displayed by a predetermined placement system using labels or other identifying marks. Will maintain the display sales area by straightening merchandise to give a neat, full, and salable appearance, removing damaged or outdated merchandise, and displaying merchandise in such a manner to maintain freshness and sale dates. May determine display or sale requirements from existing inventory. May be required to keep inventory forms of merchandise stocked and merchandise returned to storage. May be required to affix labels to merchandise indicating sale price, item description, or other information. May be required to offer customer or patron assistance with the location or selection of merchandise.