6623.3 Street Vendors
Street vendors sell goods and services by street vending from street-corner carts or kiosks, at arenas, shopping malls and stadiums.
Occupations in this group are characterized by the following aptitudes, interests and worker functions as they relate to main duties:
- General learning ability to acquire and apply knowledge of selling techniques, and to become familiar with products
- Verbal ability to communicate with customers when describing products
- Numerical ability to receive payments and make change
- Methodical interest in comparing information to explain products' desirable qualities, and set up and display merchandise on sidewalks and at public events
- Social interest in persuading customers by selling products
- Directive interest in handling products by loading goods into baskets, pushcarts and trucks, and by handing goods to customers
2Standing and/or walking
1Upper limb co-ordination
L1Regulated inside climate
- Some secondary school education is usually required. High school graduation may be required by some employers.
- Self-employed street vendors may require a municipal merchant's permit.
Progression to related supervisory positions is possible with additional training or experience.
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