As the name suggests, a clothing store cashier performs cashiering services in a clothing store.
However, cash management is not all he or she does. In fact, cashiers are often required to perform some retail assistance work as well.
Typically, a high school diploma or a GED is sufficient to work as a clothing store cashier.
Prior experience is welcomed. As a cashier in this capacity, you will be required to perform many tasks such as processing payments, tendering receipts, and bagging purchases.
Moreover, clothing store cashiers are required to assist customers in finding items, especially on busy days.
In this role, you will need to be hands-on in many areas, for example operating POS systems and handling payment discrepancies.
Also, a clothing store cashier is responsible for stocking retail floors and managing low stock levels.
A list of job duties particular to a clothing store cashier position is provided below:
Clothing Store Cashier Duties and Responsibilities
- Greet customers as they arrive at the store.
- Direct customers to the right aisles, according to their choice.
- Help customers to the counter and check their purchases.
- Check the prices of each item in order to ensure item status.
- Process cash and credit card payments.
- Tender change to customers.
- Bag customers’ belongings in suitable plastic or paper bags.
- Provide customers with coupons against their purchases.
- Balance cash drawers and handle discrepancies according to protocol.
- Assist customers in many areas, for example, looking for items and determining prices.
- Demonstrate product features and benefits.
- Lead customers through payment procedures in order to expedite it.
- Enroll customers in programs such as reward plans and coupon eligibility.
- Receive stock from the backend, and stock shelves according to the procedure.
- Display all items according to set standards.
- Fold clothing items properly and place them on shelves.
- Hang items on racks.
- Perform activities like pulling, pricing, rotating, and hanging.
- Properly clean and maintain the sales floor and counter areas.
- Report loss to the manager.
- Assist merchandisers in performing visual merchandising activities.
- Oversee security screens in order to ensure that nefarious activities do not transpire.
- Itemize purchases on POS, count cash, and ensure availability of change.
- Create and maintain effective liaison with vendors and suppliers, as well as backend personnel.
- Tag and price clothing items such as trousers, hoods, coats, and shirts.
- Provide training to newly hired individuals in performing cashiering and point of sales services.