A skills based / functional resume for a cashier position is a good option for career changers as well as entry level applicants who have a very little or no relevant experience in cashiering – but gained transferable skills through several related or unrelated jobs and education. This type of resume emphasizes on what you can perform as a cashier, not where you have worked in past. Appropriate skills can be derived from personal life experiences, courses, summer work and volunteer activities alike.

Following is a very detailed resume for a cashier which focuses on transferable skills. You may select skill statements which are most relevant to employer’s requirements.


Cashier Skills Resume Example



688 Example 7th Ave • Phoenix, AZ 63556 • (000) 987-9876 • Email

OBJECTIVE         (Cashier Objectives)

Seeking a Cashier position with Whole Foods Market where excellent customer service and cash handling skills can be utilized to develop the company’s efficiency.

RELEVANT SKILLS            (Cashier Skills)

• Hands-on experience in accepting payments from customers and give change and receipts
• Highly skilled in using scanners, cash registers, and calculators to calculate the price of items that customers buy
• Proven record of using the right process for cash, credit cards, or other types of payment
• In-depth knowledge of handling returns and exchanges of goods
• Thorough understanding of counting the money is in register at the beginning and end of shift

Customer Service
• Track record of greeting customers in a polite and friendly manner
• Able to bag and wrap customers’ purchases
• Demonstrated ability to assist customers to sign up for store rewards programs and to apply for store gift cards
• Proven ability to answer customers’ questions and give information regarding the business procedures and policies in an exact and customer-friendly way

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Dedicated and careful – high level of accuracy and strong attention to detail
• Fluent in English and Polish

• MS Word, Excel and Outlook
• Quick-books and financial software


• Reorganized cash handling procedures, shortening time from 10 to 5 minutes
• Customer Care Award – Dec 2011


Mar 2011 – Feb 2012
IKEA – Phoenix, AZ
Customer Service Cashier
• Greeted customers while entering to the premise
• Established or identified price of goods using electronic or other cash register
• Received and processed payments by cash, check, credit card and automatic debit
• Wrapped and placed purchased goods in bags
• Provided information to customers and guests
• Calculated foreign currency exchange

Jan 2011 – Mar 2011
Reddy Ice – Corpus Christi, TX
Bagger / Stacker
• Stacked various products onto standard pallets
• Helped check product quality
• Kept the area secure and reported possible hazards to supervisor
• Cleaned work area and whole facility


[List your non relevant, summer, volunteer experiences here]


Texas College of Accountancy, Corpus Christi, TX
Associate degree in Accounts – 2010
GPA: 3.0