Cashier job description

Position Description: Cashier

Basic Function: The cashier position is accountable for error-free cash register operations, payment processing, and interactions with customers.

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. Accurately and efficiently operate cash registers
  2. Operate bar code scanning equipment
  3. Ensure that there is sufficient cash in the cash drawer
  4. Maintain correct cash balances at cash registers
  5. Ask for a form of identification as needed
  6. Sort, count and wrap coins and currency
  7. Process payments made with cash, checks, credit cards, and debit cards
  8. Provide change if necessary when checks are cashed
  9. Process returns and exchanges
  10. Be aware of all promotions and advertisements that affect product prices
  11. Maintain a clean checkout area
  12. Communicate company policies and procedures to customers
  13. Gift wrap customer purchases as requested
  14. Answer customer questions

Desired Qualifications: General clerical experience. Must be detail oriented, with excellent customer interaction skills. Must be able to stand for extended periods.

Supervises: None

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