From gas stations to department stores and everywhere in between, cashiers are responsible for making transactions, providing excellent customer service and a variety of other important responsibilities. Without cashiers, many stores would be unable to function. For many people, a cashier position is the foundation of an exciting career in the retail industry.
We are seeking a responsible and motivated individual to fill the open cashier position at our busy store. Basic responsibilities of the cashier range from checking out customers to stocking shelves and providing product recommendations. Cashiers at our store work as an integral member of the store team to create an outstanding customer experience. The ideal person for this position will be an excellent communicator and have a proven ability to provide friendly service. If you are someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, we invite you to apply for this position.
Typical duties include:
Create an inviting store environment by welcoming guests, maintaining a clean workspace and providing basic customer service
Operate the cash register and scanner to complete customer orders
Complete credit card transactions, manage the cash drawer and issue receipts for purchases
Assist with bagging groceries
Fill online orders and deliver them to customers in the parking lot
Service product returns, cash refunds and product exchanges
Resolve customer complaints and answer customer questions to ensure customer satisfaction
Comply with corporate standards for uniform and behavior
Maintain a clean checkout area
High school diploma or GED
Basic money management skills
Basic math and computer skills
Positive attitude and willingness to work as a part of the team
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Ability to lift heavy objects
Excellent customer service skills
Previous cashier or retail sales experience
The average cashier makes $10.78 per hour.
Most companies prefer cashiers who have a high school diploma or GED. Some stores, however, will hire part-time employees over the age of 16.
Many people begin their careers in retail as cashiers. Opportunities for advancement include shift manager, store manager or general manager.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for cashiers are expected to decline by 4% over the next 10 years.