When writing a cover letter for supermarket cashier position, remember that it should complement and not duplicate your resume. As a cover letter is your primary contact with prospective employer, it can help creating a first-class impression to increase the chances of interview. For that reason, you need to put a lot of energy and time to build it.
Look at the following sample which will give you a good idea to write your own cover letter. In case of an online application, you may use this cover letter in your email body also. Non experienced cashiers may add their relevant skills and abilities in the second paragraph.
See also: Supermarket Cashier / Clerk Resume
557 6th Street
Honolulu, HI 21410
sara.anderson @ email . com
October 12, 2013
Mr. John Doe
Human Resource Manager
42 West Beach Street
Honolulu, HI 32101
Re: Supermarket Cashier (Job Number: 613755) [Use this as Subject in case of email]
Dear Mr. Doe:
I am very interested in the Supermarket Cashier position currently available at the Moncion Grocers. I have a strong educational background and several professional experiences in cash handling and customer service which I feel uniquely qualify me for this job opportunity.
I am a customer service oriented professional who has a superb ability to work effectively in fast-paced environments. Particularly, I am well-versed in:
• Greeting customers at their arrival on payment counter
• Establishing and identifying price of goods purchased
• Calculating total payment using electronic cash register and optical price scanner
• Collecting payments by cash, cheque, and credit/debit card
• Covering and placing goods in bags
• Providing relevant information to customers
My enclosed resume contains further details about my qualifications and experiences. I will contact you next week to find a possibility of a personal meeting to further discuss my qualifications for the Supermarket Cashier position. In the mean time, I may be reached any time on my cellular phone at (000) 222-9999.
Thank you for your time and consideration.