Skills Cashier near Edmonton (AB)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "cashier" was moved from the group Cashiers (NOC 6611) to the group Cashiers (NOC 65100).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a cashier in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Cashiers (NOC 65100).

Tasks

  • Operate cash register
  • Process money, cheques and credit/debit card payments
  • Scan items
  • Tabulate total payment for goods or services required
  • Receive payment for goods or services
  • Calculate daily/shift payments received and reconcile with total sales
  • Suggestive selling
  • Stock shelves and clean counter area
  • Greet customers
  • Accept reservations or take-out orders
  • Assist theatre patrons with seat selection
  • Attend to hotel safety-deposit boxes
  • Wrap or place merchandise in bags
  • Weigh produce and bulk foods
  • Provide customer service
  • Assist customers with self-checkout
  • Calculate foreign currency exchange
  • Monitor all entrances and exits, request proof of payment when necessary
  • Participate in promotional activities
  • Verify the age of customers when selling lottery tickets, alcohol or tobacco products

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Service and Care Help -
    • Counselling and Nurturing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Protecting and Enforcing
    • Serving Others
    • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Managing Information
    • Processing Information
  • Handling Goods and Materials Help -
    • Sorting
    • Loading and Unloading

    Knowledge

  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Management
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Clerical
    • Sales
    • Marketing
    • Client Service
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