Cashier Job Description

A cashier or a retail cashier is the person at a retail establishment who receives money at a cash register for goods and services. Cashiers usually give customers change, issue receipts, and also accept cash, checks, and credit cards.

The cashier may also collect debts if a customer is unable to pay with cash. Cashiers work in a wide variety of retail establishments including supermarkets, convenience stores, discount stores, liquor stores, convenience stores, and department stores.

In most modern shops, barcodes are scanned using a laser scanner. After scanning all items, the cashier receives payment, records the amount, makes change, and provides receipts or tickets.

Updated on:     
September 20, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Cashier to help us out at our store. You'll be responsible for handling customer transactions, as well as keeping the store clean and organized. If you're a people person who can work in a fast based environment with a strong work ethic, then we want you on our team!

Cashier Duties:

  • Set up and break down work areas.
  • Unload and load trucks with building materials.
  • Maintain staging areas.
  • Stock storerooms with materials.
  • Clean work area and assist in decontamination, as needed.
  • Perform other duties, as necessary.

Cashier Responsibilities:

  • Ensure store is stocked with merchandise, greet customers, process customer payments, answer phone calls, and answer general questions.
  • Assist with general cleaning, including sweeping and mopping floors.
  • Ensure store is restocked with merchandise.
  • Complete and submit paperwork, including cash receipts, invoices, and inventory records.
  • Post prices.
  • Process refunds or exchanges of daily sales.
  • Remain knowledgeable of products and prices.
  • Maintain an accurate and legible cash register.
  • Assist with daily cash reconciliation.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with company standards and regulations.
  • Follow all company safety and security policies and procedures.
  • Protect company assets.
  • Complete all work in accordance with company standards, policies, and procedures.

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Requirements And Skills:

  • High school diploma or GED and 2+ years’ cashier experience.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and management.
  • Ability to handle money.
  • Knowledge of banking procedures and procedures in handling various denominations of cash.

At Company Name, we are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to building a team that is diverse and inclusive. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, gender expressions, and ages. We also encourage veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How to describe a cashier in a resume?

He ensures that customers receive fair, courteous, and friendly service. Scan things, itemize purchases, then total them to enter transactions into a cash register. addresses inquiries from customers and resolves problems.

What are the daily duties of a cashier?

Depending on the store, a cashier's duties and responsibilities may differ, but they often include greeting customers and interacting directly with customers as they check out items when they are ready to make purchases. Additionally, cashiers provide product information to potential customers, make recommendations for the items the shopper has chosen, and resolve customer issues when they return an item.

What are the top skills of a cashier?

The role of a cashier has several skills such as:

  • Basic accounting and money skills.
  • Basic Computer Literacy
  • Familiarity with products.
  • Interpersonal and customer service abilities.
  • Flexibility and reliability.
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