Pay for storepeople depends on their employer, level of experience, and their responsibilities.
Sources : Pay Scale NZ and Superior Personnel, 2015.
This information is a guide only. )
What you will do
Storepeople may do some or all of the following :
Skills and knowledge
Storepeople need to have :
There are no specific requirements to become a storeperson, but some employers may require you to have a National Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (Workplace Safety).
If the job involves using a forklift, you will need a Class 1 driver licence with an F endorsement.
The NZ Defence Force also recruits and trains people with similar skills and duties to storepeople.
Warehouse managers more experienced
Warehouse managers need to have previous experience in a warehouse. A National Certificate in Distribution at Levels 2, 3 or 4 may also be useful.
More advanced qualifications in logistics and transport management are also available.
There are no specific secondary education requirements, but English and maths are useful.
Storepeople need to be :
Useful experience for storepeople includes :
For those wanting to get into management roles, any supervisory or management experience is useful.
Storepeople need to be reasonably fit and strong, as much of their work involves lifting and standing up for long periods.