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In a gambling establishment, conduct financial transactions for patrons. Accept patron's credit application and verify credit references to provide check-cashing authorization or to establish house credit accounts. May reconcile daily summaries of transactions to balance books. May sell gambling chips, tokens, or tickets to patrons, or to other workers for resale to patrons. May convert gambling chips, tokens, or tickets to currency upon patron's request. May use a cash register or computer to record transaction.

    Work Activities
    • Convert gaming checks, coupons, tokens, or coins to currency for gaming patrons.
    • Maintain cage security.
    • Record casino exchange transactions, using cash registers.
    • Count funds and reconcile daily summaries of transactions to balance books.
    • Cash checks and process credit card advances for patrons.
    • Sell gambling chips, tokens, or tickets to patrons or to other workers for resale to patrons.
    • Determine cash requirements for windows and order all necessary currency, coins, or chips.
    • Prepare bank deposits, balancing assigned funds as necessary.
    • Verify accuracy of reports, such as authorization forms, transaction reconciliations, or exchange summary reports.
    • Provide customers with information about casino operations.
    • Prepare reports, including assignment of company funds or recording of department revenues.
    • Supply currency, coins, chips, or gaming checks to other departments as needed.
    • Perform removal and rotation of cash, coin, or chip inventories as necessary.
    • Provide assistance in the training and orientation of new cashiers.
    • Speaking

      Talking to others to convey information effectively.

    • Mathematics

      Using mathematics to solve problems.

    • Active Listening

      Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

    Applied Math
    Workplace Documents
    Graphic Literacy
    • Near Vision

      The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

    • Number Facility

      The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.

    • Oral Comprehension

      The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

    • Customer and Personal Service

      Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

    • Mathematics

      Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

    • English Language

      Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

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    • Ohio Annual Salary 27180/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Ohio Hourly Wage 13.07/hr
    • Typical Hourly Wage
    Ohio Employment Trends
    • Currently Employed 390
    • Yearly Projected Openings 50
    Typical Education
    Conventional: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines. They do well at jobs that need:
    • Dependability
    • Integrity
    • Self Control
    • Attention to Detail
    • Cooperation
    • Adaptability/Flexibility
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