USC Human Resources Administration

Job code: 113011Cashier II

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


Operates a cash register. Provides assistance to customers. Gives guidance and work directions to student workers.


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 an adequate amount of cashiering supplies and cash at the register.

% 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.

% Provides guidance and direction to student workers and monitors their work.

% Provides assistance to customers on merchandise, return and exchange policies, locating specific items, prices and other department procedures.
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.


Minimum education Preferred education
  • High school or equivalent
  • Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Bachelor's degree
Minimum experiencePreferred experience
  • 6–12 months
  • Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
1 year
Minimum field of expertise Preferred field of expertise
Cash handling experience.
  • Balance figures
  • Communicate with others to gather information
  • Compute totals
  • Coordinate work of others
  • Gather and input data
  • Understand and apply policies and procedures
  • Adding machine/calculator
  • Cash register
Supervises level
Supervises student, temporary and/or casual workers performing clerical/secretarial work


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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