Night Stocker Job Description

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Introduction / Job Description

The night stocker is responsible for keeping the department store very clean and getting the place organized in line with the company’s laid down rules.

His/her job description entails keeping inventory and ensuring that all items being sold on the shelves are stocked properly and are also in the right location.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists customers
  • Stocks merchandise
  • Faces merchandise in the store
  • Cuts open boxes with a box cutter
  • Loads carts with stock for the store floor
  • Unloads trucks
  • Operates lifts
  • Climbs ladders/stair tower to reach stock
  • Check doors for security
  • Builds displays
  • Orders merchandise


  • Proficient in English
  • Standing with walking is required for entire shift (not including breaks)
  • Push and pulling carts with product is required approximately 20% during the shift
  • Bending is required approximately 25% of the shift to reach merchandise from carts and to stock shelves
  • Crouching and kneeling is required approximately 35% of the shift to stock and face merchandise in the store
  • Normal physical strength to handle up to 15-pound object, frequently. 20-30 lbs is lifted occasionally during shift — some items weighing up to 50 lbs to be handled occasionally
  • Normal coordination, including eye-hand, hand-foot
  • Above average endurance


  • Communication
  • Maintains a Good Energy Level
  • Organized
  • Professional
  • Average concentration/intensity

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