Sales Clerks

Retail Salespersons and Sales Clerks

(NOC 6421)

Career Description

Retail salespersons and sales clerks assist customers with purchases of merchandise or rental arrangements in person and through Internet-based electronic commerce, provide information / advice on merchandise, estimate and quote prices, credit terms, trade-in allowances, warranties, and delivery dates, prepare sales, rental or leasing contracts and accept cash, cheques, credit cards, and automatic debit payments.

Duties May Include

Assisting in the display of merchandise / other activities, and maintaining sales records for inventory control and operating computerized inventory control / re-ordering systems.

Examples of Titles

Customer Service Representative
Retail Clerk
Retail Sales Clerk
Sales Clerk
Shop Clerk

Where They Work

Retail salespersons and sales clerks work in a wide variety of retail stores / wholesale businesses that sell on a retail basis to the general public.

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Modified on May 20, 2012