USC Human Resources Administration

Job code: 113007Cashier I

Grade: C |Overtime eligible: Yes |Date approved: December 8, 2004

Summary

Operates a cash register to accept payment for merchandise or services. Makes accurate change, as required.

Accountability

Priority Time (%) Task (Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The university reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.)


% Receives legal tender as payment for merchandise or services, counts money to verify amounts, makes accurate change, and issues receipts, as required, in accordance with department's policies and procedures.


% Enters purchases into cash register to calculate total purchase price.


% Assists in initially supplying register with cash for day's transactions. Assists in balancing register proceeds and receipt tape totals at end of day.


% Balances cash drawer and receipts. Documents discrepancies.


% Maintains adequate supply of cash for the purpose of making change.


% Observes customers to determine their credibility. Examines price tags, checks and customer identification to determine their authenticity.


% May assist other areas with clean-up, shelf-stocking, etc.
Emergency response/recovery:    
In the event of an emergency, the employee holding this position is required to "report to duty" in accordance with the university's emergency operations plan and/or the employee's department's emergency response and/or recovery plans. Familiarity with those plans and regular training to implement those plans is required. During or immediately following an emergency, the employee will be notified to assist in the emergency response efforts, and mobilize other staff members if needed.

Qualifications

Minimum education Preferred education
High school or equivalent Bachelor's degree
Minimum experiencePreferred experience
0–6 months 6–12 months
Minimum field of expertise Preferred field of expertise
No experience or training is required. Cash handling experience.
SkillsMachine/equipment
  • Balance figures
  • Communicate with others to gather information
  • Compute totals
  • Gather and input data
  • Understand and apply policies and procedures
  • Verify calculations
  • Adding machine/calculator
  • Cash register
Supervises level
May oversee student, temporary and/or casual workers.
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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer