Oregon Public Universities


Classification Specifications


Classification Number: 0230


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Salary Range 10 $2379 $2464 $2557 $2657 $2741 $2859 $2971

The CASHIER 1 meets customers, receives monies, and makes change in exchange for goods or services; operates a cash register or keeps a cash box. Employees in this class are expected to have a general knowledge of the university and departmental cash handling policies and procedures.


This is the first level of a two level series. This class is distinguished from the higher level by the absence of responsibility for allocating received monies to accounts. At this level responsibility for the verification of amounts received is limited to verifying an ending cash balance.


Allocation of positions to this class will depend on the total work performed that may include one or a combination of the duties or tasks listed below.

  1. Cash Fund Verification. Typical tasks: obtains previously counted cash from a central cashier supply (e.g., a cash box or register till with cash and coin); counts and verifies beginning amount. Employees may record till amounts on a cash count slip.
  2. Cashier Duties. Typical tasks: receives monies or processes credit card purchases for goods and services in a dining area, bookstore, retail store, parking lot, or ticket booth; totals purchases and collects correct amounts, issues parking ticket on entrance and collects fee on exit, or takes payment in exchange for a ticket to a performance or event; makes accurate change.
  3. Miscellaneous. Typical tasks: employees in this class perform some but not all of the following: places overtime parking slips on cars remaining in lot at end of day; provides customers with general information and directions; restocks merchandise and supplies.


Employees in this class have daily in person contact with customers seeking to pay for goods or services and with staff in a central office when returning and picking up monies at beginning and/or end of shift.


Employees in this class receive general supervision from a service or business supervisor who reviews the work daily for accuracy, timely completion, and conformance to university and department policies and procedures. Work is assigned verbally and in writing. Employees in this class use departmental and university rules and policies as guidelines in completing their work.


Positions are found in university business centers and departments (e.g., dining services, parking, bookstore, athletics, theater).


Six months of cashiering experience exchanging money for purchases and making change.

Training or experience should have included operating a calculator or ten-key adding machine by touch, and using a computer and keyboard.

Some positions may require the capacity to be bonded.

Revised 07/04