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General Function

Operates cash register and performs other tasks related to selling goods

Job Details

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Non exempt

Last Updated

September 2013

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities—Essential Functions

  • Operates cash register; receives money and makes change; counts register drawer and reconciles with shift balance.
  • Assists customers; answers questions and provides information.
  • May monitor and train student employees.
  • Answer phone and respond to general inquiries.
  • May assist in reconciling balances or preparing and making balances.
  • May assist with stocking, setting up displays, and cleaning shelves.
  • Perform general clerical tasks such as filing and light typing.

Reporting Relationships

Direction Received: Reports to Manager or Assistant Manager

Direction Given: Occasional monitoring and training of student employees

Minimum Requirements

Requires a high school diploma or GED and six months of retail experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics

  • Knowledge of cash register operations
  • Ability to work well with individuals with diverse backgrounds

Working Conditions

Physical effort usually requires considerable walking and standing with some lifting of materials weighing 25 to 50 pounds.

Please note: The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular positions. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. For jobs occupied by more than one employee, the identification of non-essential functions shall be determined from the individual’s position description.

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