Following are examples of the tasks required for a cashier position.
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- Answer customers' questions, and
provide information on procedures or policies.
- Bag, box, wrap, or gift-wrap
merchandise, and prepare packages for shipment.
- Compute and record totals of
- Count money in cash drawers at the
beginning of shifts to ensure that amounts are correct and that there
is adequate change.
- Establish or identify prices of
goods, services or admission, and tabulate bills using calculators,
cash registers, or optical price scanners.
- Greet customers entering
- Issue receipts, refunds, credits, or
change due to customers.
- Issue trading stamps, and redeem
food stamps and coupons.
- Maintain clean and orderly checkout
- Monitor checkout stations to ensure
that they have adequate cash available and that they are staffed
- Offer customers carry-out service at
the completion of transactions.
- Process merchandise returns and
- Receive payment by cash, check,
credit cards, vouchers, or automatic debits.
- Request information or assistance
using paging systems.
- Resolve customer complaints.
- Sort, count, and wrap currency and
- Weigh items sold by weight in order
to determine prices.
- Accept reservations or requests for
- Calculate total payments received
during a time period, and reconcile this with total sales.
- Cash checks for customers.
- Compile and maintain non-monetary
reports and records.
- Keep periodic balance sheets of
amounts and numbers of transactions.
- Post charges against guests' or
- Sell tickets and other items to
- Stock shelves, and mark prices on
shelves and items.
- Pay company bills by cash, vouchers,