Stores attendant

Date:  13 May 2024

Townsville, QLD, AU, 4815

Company:  Ventia

In collaboration with the Australian Defence Force Ventia is seeking a Stores Attendant to join our Defence Stores North Queensland team at the Defence base in Townsville.

This position is a permanent opportunity working Monday to Friday.
The Stores Attendant is responsible for the storage and distribution of Defence Force requested items within armouries, health centres and general stores. You will work under general supervision, either individually or in a team environment, preforming a variety of tasks requiring knowledge of customer support, warehousing/stores practices and procedures.



  • Storing and packing of goods and materials in accordance with procedures

  • Preparation of documentation including liaison with suppliers

  • Applying quality control techniques to the work 

  • Checking and maintaining stock quantity, deterioration and shelf-life expiry checks

Experiences & Qualifications 

  • Prior demonstrated experience as a store / warehouse attendant 

  • Forklift License preferred (can be obtained once commenced position)

  • Previous experience with Defence Inventory Systems MILIS highly regarded

  • Computer literate with Ms Office experience

  • Exercises good communication and interpersonal skills 


Be eligible to hold a Defence Security Clearance and therefore must be an Australian Citizen



  • Competitive hourly rate of $27.01 per hour

  • A supportive and inclusive work environment

  • 3 weeks break over Christmas/New Years

  • Access to our VenPerks employee benefit program provides discounts with 450 retailers, Australia-wide, including Woolworths, Coles, and Expedia

  • Access to a variety of health and wellbeing initiatives including discounted health insurance, and our employee assistance program



Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.


About Ventia  

Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Ventia is an experienced facilities and asset management company and a Top 10 Defence industry partner. Ventia has a proud history of partnering with the Australian Defence Force (ADF), spanning three decades. We operate in every Australian State and Territory with a 3,000-strong workforce consisting of passionate civilians and Defence Veterans.


Position Reference Number: 157160   

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