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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 4115 

Occ. Group: 131.851  

Cash Register Operator

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under close supervision. Work performed in operating a cash register, making change, and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Obtains a change fund and operates cash register.

Makes change as required and answers routine questions.

Reconciles and verifies cash funds.

Performs other work as assigned.  

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of cash register operations.

Knowledge of any applicable operations, policies, and procedures.

Ability to make arithmetic computations and tabulations accurately.

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to communicate oral information in a courteous manner.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the students and other employees. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Graduation from a standard high school. 

  Date     Skill         Eval           
10/1/80      2     312011122

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

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