Tier-one representatives of any establishment hold a key role to make a good reputation and smooth functioning of the company. An important first and/or last contact position is that of a cashier who greets customers as they arrive and provides them with assistance in shopping by directing them to the right person. But, of course, this is not the actual essence of their work. The main task of a cashier is to take payment in exchange of items sold. They perform many duties related to a cash register, processing checks and credit card payments, managing product exchanges and returns, balancing tills and performing limited bookkeeping activities is just a few of these duties.

Cashiers usually work in retail environments although many work in others such as spas. They are instrumental in managing an organization’s incoming payments which is why they are hired following much scrutiny – the need to hire ethical and honest people is essential in this position due to the involvement of money.

People looking for a position as a cashier will need to make sure that their resume is in accordance to the requirements of the job. Since the first section of any resume is read first, it is important that you build an appealing profile/summary to impress the prospective employee.

Following are some examples of resume summaries for a entry level as well as experienced cashiers.


Sample Profile/Summary Statements for Experienced Cashiers

❖ Reliable and friendly Cashier with strong cash handling and customer service experience spanning over 8 years. Proven record of working effectively in a retail environment, managing cash register and performing related accounting procedures. Exceptional time management and multitasking skills. Focused on providing customers with excellence in check out services.

❖ Uniquely qualified Cashier with 12+ years’ progressive experience in handling cash drawers and registers, and providing excellent customer service to multicultural population. Competent in balancing tills and performing light bookkeeping tasks. Known to effectively handle exchanges and refunds and resolve customers’ problems proactively.

❖ Energetic and team-spirited Cashier with 7+ years’ track record of success handling cash and providing quick, friendly and accurate check out services for customers in fast-paced environment. Highly skilled in operating cash machines and tills. Exceptional work ethics and integrity with a strong ability to solve problems.


Summary/Profile Samples for Entry Level Cashiers with No Experience

❖ Resourceful and personable individual who is capable of providing prompt, efficient and courteous service to customers at cash counter. Talented in managing cash and handling customers complaints in a timely manner. Excellent work ethics with a strong desire to excel in a progressive fast-paced work environment.

❖ Friendly and helpful individual with substantial knowledge of cash handling, credit card processing, warranty sales management and scorecard processing. Proficient in providing timely customer service and managing customers concerns. Maintain a friendly and enthusiastic atmosphere all times. Bilingual: English and Spanish.

❖ Dependable Cashier with a strong ability to provide first class customer service and process orders in a timely and courteous manner. Well versed with cash register, scanner and scales. Outgoing personality and exceptionally positive attitude. Recognized for going the extra mile to ensure internal and external customer satisfaction.