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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 4330 

Occ. Group: 131.892 

Lead 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 general supervision. Work performed in operating a cash register, training and scheduling other cash register operators, ordering and stocking small items and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Operates a cash register.

Trains and schedules workers.

Orders and stocks items customarily sold at a check out counter such as cigarettes, candy and photo supplies.

Verifies cash register readouts.

Makes change as required.

Approves checks and money orders.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of basic English and arithmetic.

Knowledge of cash register operations.

Ability to oversee cash register operations.

Ability to operate a cash register and to verify readouts.

Ability to evaluate situations and make decisions.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the students, public 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. Experience in operating a cash register. 

Date         Skill         Eval            
10/1/80        3     412021122

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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