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Job Summary

Cashiers are typically employed in retail, grocery stores, restaurants, and other businesses that involve financial transactions with customers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Process sales transactions by scanning items, entering prices, and accepting payment in the form of cash, credit card, or other methods.
  • Count money in the cash drawer at the start and end of each shift to ensure that amounts are correct and balanced.
  • Handle customer complaints, answer questions about products and services, and provide general assistance to customers as needed.
  • Maintain accurate records of transactions, including receipts, invoices, and cash register reports.
  • Assist in merchandising and stocking of products, including keeping the checkout area clean and organized.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures regarding cash handling, customer service, and safety.
  • Communicate with other team members and supervisors to coordinate tasks and resolve any issues that may arise.
  • Stay up to date on product information, promotions, and pricing changes in order to provide accurate information to customers.

The specific duties and responsibilities of a cashier may vary depending on the industry and the specific business they work for. For example, a cashier at a grocery store may have additional responsibilities such as weighing produce and handling coupons, while a cashier at a restaurant may need to process orders and handle tips.