523-Cashiers and ticket clerks

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Cashiers and ticket clerks
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Job Description: 
Cashiers and ticket clerks operate cash registers, optical price scanners, computers or other equipment to record and accept payment for the purchase of goods, services and admissions in settings such as stores, restaurants and ticket offices.

Main Tasks include -

  • receiving and verifying payment by cash, cheque credit card our automatic debit in stores, ticket offices, or similar establishments
  • giving change and issuing receipts
  • issuing tickets at ticket offices, and taking corresponding payments
  • counting and recording money received or paid out and balancing against cash register sales records
  • receiving incoming cash, checking it against sales slips and other documents, and preparing it for deposit at bank
  • operating cash register to calculate total to be paid from or to clients
  • scanning, weighing and recording prices of goods
  • wrapping and placing merchandise in bags.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

5230 Cashiers and ticket clerks