Job Detail

    Seasonal Casual employees- Merchandise Department

    Docklands VIC, Australia
    • Costco Docklands
    • Casual position- on call, with no minimum hours
    • Fixed term from November 2019 to February 2020

    Description of position:

    Stocks and straightens merchandise for sale in the warehouse. Clears and cleans aisles, assists members.

    Daily tasks and responsibilities:

    • Spots for forklift drivers to keep people out of fall-danger zone.
    • Follows merchandising standards and practices. Aligns product, collects and returns stray items, stocks to maintain high product levels.
    • Communicates with supervisors and managers to determine merchandising plan and priorities. Writes list of products to be brought from steel, by forklift driver, for stocking.
    • Stocks opened cases on shelves. Moves and positions pallets of merchandise using manual pallet jack. Stacks product from partial pallets to full pallets.
    • Uses box knife to cut boxes for display/accessibility of product and to cut twine or shrink wrap from pallet. Wraps or ties and tags pallets to be returned to steel.
    • Marks product number on unmarked items using marking gun. Observes and ensures correct product signage.
    • Sets up display models, assembling as necessary. Modifies displays for safe handling by members, e.g., bolting heavy equipment, taping blade edges. Follows all safety and security procedures.
    • Pulls loose cardboard and slip-sheets from floor. Clears sales floor of debris and sweeps. Removes empty pallets from the sales floor. Operates cardboard baler and trash compactor. Rewraps loose product using shrink-wrap machine.
    • Provides prompt and courteous member service. Helps members to load large items into their cart, directs members to products, relates product status knowledge.

    Non-Essential Functions and Tasks:

    • Assists with front end duties as necessary.
    • Assists other areas in the department as necessary.
    • Assists in other departments of the warehouse as necessary.
    • Creates computer-generated signs.
    • Fixed term November 2018- February 2019.


    Please note job requires potential heavy lifting up to 25kg, must be fit and undertake an onsite health assesment, Job is based of a rotating roster which includes weekend work, must be able to provide 5 day availability including Friday, Saturday and Sunday as mandatory days. 



    Type: Seasonal

    Category: Retail and Consumer Products

    Reference ID: AU2137W.000203

    Date Posted: 11/09/2019


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