Cashier - Indiana Regions Overview:
The graph above shows that there were
5,349 job postings for the occupation of Cashier in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Cashier. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.
What Cashier Do:
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.
Common Job Activities:
- 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.
- Monitor checkout stations to ensure that they have adequate cash available and that they are staffed appropriately.
- Assist with duties in other areas of the store, such as monitoring fitting rooms or bagging and carrying out customers' items.
- Maintain clean and orderly checkout areas and complete other general cleaning duties, such as mopping floors and emptying trash cans.
- Sort, count, and wrap currency and coins.
- Supervise others and provide on-the-job training.
- Stock shelves, and mark prices on shelves and items.
- Request information or assistance using paging systems.
- Bag, box, wrap, or gift-wrap merchandise, and prepare packages for shipment.
- Compute and record totals of transactions.
- Compile and maintain non-monetary reports and records.
- Post charges against guests' or patients' accounts.
- Offer customers carry-out service at the completion of transactions.
- Weigh items sold by weight to determine prices.
- Issue trading stamps and redeem food stamps and coupons.
- Keep periodic balance sheets of amounts and numbers of transactions.
- Cash checks for customers.
- Pay company bills by cash, vouchers, or checks.
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