Salary Group A12

Class No. 1912



Performs moderately complex (journey-level) inventory and/or retail sales work. Work involves stocking, arranging, and transferring inventory; displaying and selling merchandise; and monitoring store or warehouse operations for compliance with established security requirements and procedures. May train others. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


Maintains, stocks, and issues materials, equipment, supplies, merchandise, or other inventory.

Maintains accounting records of purchases, assigns inventory numbers to items, and monitors inventory and stock control records following loss prevention and agency guidelines.

Prices and identifies merchandise according to agency policies and procedures, stocks shelves and store merchandise as required, and provides assistance to customers in finding products and making selections.

Conducts inventory of stock or merchandise and reviews inventory control records and reports.

Compiles and maintains an inventory database.

Prepares estimates of supply and merchandise needs and prepares requests for replenishing supplies and merchandise.

Prepares purchase requests or orders and maintains files and supporting documentation.

Loads and unloads stock and merchandise.

Records sales and collects cash, receipts, and coupons according to established guidelines and fiscal control procedures for retail environments.  

Disposes of surplus property or spoiled products and arranges and rotates merchandise.

Fills orders by packaging, mailing, or delivering items.

May operate a forklift and perform minor equipment maintenance.

May prepare food in a retail store environment, adhering to state food-handling and sanitation standards.

May train others.

Performs related work as assigned.


Experience and Education

Experience in property accounting, retail sales, and inventory management work. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent, supplemented by business management or accounting coursework, is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of warehousing methods and procedures, of inventory and stock control record keeping, of retail sales practices and procedures, of customer service, and of standard business practices.

Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software.

Ability to transfer stock from one location to another, to review warehouse and store operations for compliance, to follow prescribed store and inventory control standards, to communicate effectively, and to train others.

State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15