5220-Shop and Store Salespersons

Job Title: 

Shop and Store Salespersons

Job Description: 

Shop and store salespersons sell a range of goods and services directly to the public or on behalf of retail and wholesale establishments. They explain functions and qualities of these goods and services. Shop supervisors also supervise the activities of shop sales assistants and cashiers.


Tasks include:

  • ensuring that safety procedures are enforced
  • determining customers? requirements and advising on product range, price, delivery, warranties and product use and care
  • demonstrating and explaining to customers the establishment's goods and services
  • selling goods and services, accepting payment by a variety of payment methods, preparing sales invoices and recording sales using cash registers
  • assisting with the ongoing management of stock such as product inventories and participating in stock takes
  • stacking and displaying goods for sale, and wrapping and packing goods sold
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Sales supervisor
Showroom supervisor (retail trade)
Shop assistant

This unit group excludes

Retail sales and shop sales manager (1420)

Specific Occupations: 

Sales supervisor

Shop sales assistant

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore