5231-Cashiers and Ticket Clerks

Job Title: 

Cashiers and Ticket Clerks

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.


Counting and recording money received or paid out and balancing against cash register sales records

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

402 - Accounting and Related Services

Specific Occupations: 

523101 - Checkout Operator
Description : Operates cash registers and receives payments for goods purchased by customers.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Cash Register Operator, Grocery Checkout Operator, Service Station Console Operator

523102 - Office Cashier
Description : Receives payments from customers, issues receipts, returns change due, and meets the public and explains charging and billing policy.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Cash Accounting Clerk, Cash Receipting Clerk, Cashier, Driveway Cashier, Service Station Cashier, Toll Road Cashier

523103 - Ticket Seller
Description : Sells tickets and makes reservations for services such as travel and admission to sporting and entertainment venues. May work in a call centre.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Airline Clerk, Booking Clerk, Reservations Clerk

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Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa