Los Angeles Community College District

Cashier (#5166)

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$18.18-$22.52 hourly / $3,151.28-$3,903.90 monthly / $37,815.36-$46,846.80 annual


Definition

Collects and registers money from merchandise sales and/or fees for services at an assigned campus location.

Typical Duties

Operates a cash register to itemize and total selling price of merchandise and/or fees for services which may include point of sale computer equipment.

Collects cash, check, or charge payment from customers, makes change for cash transactions, and issues receipts.

Answers customer questions related to merchandise items and/or fees for services and assists customers in locating and selecting merchandise.

Sets-up cash drawers daily to assure adequate cash for making change.

Checks identification and obtains authorizations on check and credit card purchases.

Counts money in cash drawer at beginning and end of work shift.

Records daily transaction amounts from cash register to balance cash drawer at the close of each day's business or at the end of the shift.

Trains others to operate the cash register.

Prepares daily cash register sales reports.

Issues authorized cash refunds or credit vouchers to customers for returned merchandise.

Stocks and keeps merchandise shelves, counter space, displays, and sales areas neat and orderly in accordance with established standards.

Assists in taking inventories by counting merchandise items on shelves and in storage.

Orders standard articles for assigned areas such as candy, gum, etc.

Operates an electronic scanner to record prices of merchandise, take inventory, receive shipments, and scan school identification cards.

Reviews price sheets to note price changes and sale items.

Inputs price changes into the point of sale computer system.

Marks merchandise with predetermined prices.

Performs basic clerical duties such as answering phones and maintaining files.

If assigned to a food operation or convenience store, performs additional duties such as clearing counters and tables, mopping spills, refilling condiments and utensil holders, assisting in preparation, and serving of a variety of foods and beverages.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Distinguishing Characteristics

A Cashier collects and registers money from merchandise sales and/or fees for services at an assigned campus location such as a bookstore, business office, food operation, or convenience store. The typical duties assigned may vary depending on assigned campus location and may not encompass every typical duty identified in the class description.

A Senior Cashier acts as lead and participates in the work of a small group of cashiers engaged in collecting and registering money from merchandise sales and/or fees for services at an assigned campus location such as a bookstore, business office, food operation, or convenience store. The typical duties assigned may vary depending on assigned campus location, and may not encompass every typical duty identified in the class description.

An Accounting Assistant applies an entry-level knowledge of clerical accounting and standard cashiering methods; receives daily cash collections from various locations, reconciles cash with register receipts, prepares daily bank deposits; and follows a fiscal unit's established practices and procedures in the clerical processing and recording of accounting transactions and information which include coding, posting, checking, and matching documents.

Supervision

Immediate supervision is received from a classified supervisor.  Lead direction may be received from a Senior Cashier.  No supervision is exercised.

Class Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Cashiering procedures and practices

Basic arithmetic

Customer service techniques for public contact in person and on the telephone

Basic record keeping procedures

Operating features and capabilities of computer equipment and applications used in cashiering and storekeeping operations

Skill in:

Operating a cash register

Ability to:

Receive and disburse monies rapidly and accurately

Remember and total rapidly the selling prices of items and/or fees for services

Make simple arithmetic calculations quickly and accurately

Be attentive to customer needs

Maintain accurate records

Prepare simple reports from cash registers

Follow written and oral instructions

Work cooperatively and effectively with District personnel and students

Learn general and specialized computer applications

Entrance Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Graduation from high school or its equivalent. Six months of cashiering experience is desirable.

Reasonable Accommodations

Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about his or her ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, he or she should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time.

 


CLASS: 5166; EST: ; REV: 8/28/2017;