Job Description - Cashier
SUMMARY. Primary responsibility is to Take Excellent Care Of Our Customers by satisfying each customer’s needs, exceeding their expectations, and making every shopping visit a pleasant and satisfying experience. This requires accurately and efficiently operating the cash register and maintaining security and control of all funds in the cash register.
Customers are among Harris Teeter’s most valuable assets. Every associate represents Harris Teeter to our customers and the public. The way associates perform their jobs presents an image of the entire Company.
Customers judge Harris Teeter by how they are treated each time they have contact with an associate. Therefore, one of the top business priorities is to assist any customer or potential customer. Nothing is more important than being courteous, friendly, helpful, and prompt in the attention given to customers.
Harris Teeter will provide training to all associates who have extensive customer contact. If a customer wishes to make a specific comment or complaint that you cannot resolve, you are required to direct that person to the department manager or manager-on-duty for appropriate action. Remember that all contacts with the public in person, over the telephone, and through any communication reflect not only on an individual associate but on Harris Teeter as a whole. Positive customer relations will not only enhance the public's image of Harris Teeter, but also pay off in greater customer loyalty and increased sales and profit.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Your job performance is required to demonstrate the highest level of customer service. Never be rude to a customer under any circumstance.
Follow through on customer requests. If you cannot say “yes” to a customer’s request, bring in the manager-onduty.
Your full focus are required to be on the customer and processing their order. You are required to:
- Cheerfully invite customers into your line.
- Make eye contact with and smile at every customer.
- Speak to customers in a genuine, clear, and enthusiastic manner.
- Greet every customer and accompanying family members [especially children]. Ask the customer if they foundeverything they were looking for.
- Tell customer the total of their order.
- Clearly count back change to the customer. Call customer by their name if paying by check or if known.
- Follow proper VIC card procedures. Circle the VIC savings on the receipt and tell customer the amount of their
- Always tell customer “Thank you for shopping with us today!”
Reflect an appropriate business image to customers and visitors. How you dress, your grooming and personal cleanliness standards all contribute to that image and also to the morale of your fellow associates. During business hours or whenever representing Harris Teeter, you are expected to present a clean, neat, and tasteful appearance. You are required to always dress and groom yourself according to our Company policy that reflects accepted conservative norms.
Be reliable and punctual by reporting for work on time and as scheduled. When you are absent or late, it places a burden on other associates and can impact productivity and service. In the rare instances when you cannot avoid being late or are unable to work as scheduled, notify your supervisor or Manager-on-duty two (2) hours in advance of your scheduled start time so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
Operate cash register and provide customer service in an accurate and efficient manner. Maintain security and good cash control. Identify various types of produce and operate register scales (if applicable). Perform register maintenance duties.
Comply with state and local ABC and tobacco laws and ensure strict enforcement.
Communicate in English with customers and fellow associates regarding requests, current sales promotions, marketing campaigns, and essential products. Inform management of the lack of advertised items, incorrect prices, missing signs, departmental changes, and/or other situations as appropriate.
Carefully bag groceries efficiently following Company procedures. Cheerfully bag groceries however the customer requests. Carefully place order in shopping cart.
Be knowledgeable of and perform fixed activities when business is light. (i.e. sweeping, cleaning, blocking, straightening, etc.)
Understand the overall Customer Service Department operation.
Adapt to various situations and adjust to shifting priorities. Be flexible and able to perform multiple tasks without showing signs of stress or irritability.
Balance taking direction with taking initiative and demonstrate the flexibility required to accomplish the duties of the entire shift.
Provide assistance to fellow associates to complete their daily tasks and other duties as assigned.
Keep Our Stores Clean. Comply with Health Department requirements and follow Harris Teeter sanitation procedures.
Keep counters and register area clean at all times, garbage emptied, displays well merchandised and neat, etc.
Follow all safety regulations and help keep the store free of dangerous situations. Immediately inform store management of all accidents and/or safety hazards. Record accidents and safety hazards in the designated log.
Ensure that chemicals are handled, mixed, and applied according to directions and in compliance to the Hazard Communication Program Manual.
Establish a working and shopping environment of trust, respect, and integrity.
Take Excellent Care Of Your Fellow Associates. Be a team player. Support and assist your fellow associates without complaint. Be open to new ideas and opportunities. Follow through with any special requests or recommendations from management.
Comply with Company standards, policies, and procedures.
Perform essential job functions throughout scheduled hours.
QUALIFICATIONS. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Associates must be at least 16 years of age.
PERSONAL SKILLS. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Willingness to participate in and successfully complete required training and to work with the team to increase customer satisfaction and sales.Duties:
- Operate cash register and handle customer transactions accurately and efficiently
- Provide excellent customer service by greeting and assisting customers with their purchases
- Maintain a clean and organized checkout area
- Answer customer inquiries and provide product information
- Process returns and exchanges according to company policies
- Upsell and promote additional products or services to customers
- Collaborate with the sales team to meet sales targets
- Handle cash, credit, and electronic payments securely
- Previous experience as a cashier or in a customer service role is preferred
- Strong communication skills in English, both verbal and written
- Excellent time management and organizational skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
- Knowledge of electronics sales, jewelry sales, or technical sales is a plus
- Basic math skills for handling cash transactions accurately
We offer competitive pay rates and opportunities for career advancement within our organization. If you are a detail-oriented individual with a passion for providing exceptional customer service, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our team as a Cashier!
Job Types: Part-time, Full-time
Pay: $14.00 - $16.00 per hour
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Employee discount
- Flexible schedule
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
Work Location: In person