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Cashiers
District Of Columbia

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Receive and disburse money in establishments other than financial institutions. May use electronic scanners, cash registers, or related equipment. May process credit or debit card transactions and validate checks.

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Currently Employed: 6,630

Projected Annual Job Openings: 300

Typical Hourly Wage: $9.14 - $12.02

Typical Annual Salary: $19,000 - $25,000

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Typical education needed for entry: Less than high school

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Short-term on-the-job training

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typical job duties

  • Receive payment by cash, check, credit cards, vouchers, or automatic debits.
  • Issue receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers.
  • Assist customers by providing information and resolving their complaints.
  • 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 establishments.
  • Answer customers' questions, and provide information on procedures or policies.
  • Sell tickets and other items to customers.
  • Calculate total payments received during a time period, and reconcile this with total sales.
  • Process merchandise returns and exchanges.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Bar code reader equipment
  • Cash registers
  • Electronic funds transfer point of sale equipment
  • Packaging compactors
  • Ticket dispensing machines

Technology:
  • Accounting software
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Medical software
  • Point of sale POS software

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