1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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8211-11 Sales Assistant (Food and Drink Products)

Sells food and drink products in retail or wholesale establishments.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • sells products such as milk, bread, confectionery, meat, fruit, vegetables, liquor and soft drink
  • operates cash registers, accepts payments and prepares sales invoices
  • stacks and displays items for sale and wraps or packs goods sold
  • prepares food and drinks where fresh food and drinks are served
  • cleans eating areas and cooking utensils where food is prepared or consumed on the premises
  • checks stock and participates in stocktakes

Bottle Shop Attendant
Canteen Attendant

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