631111 Checkout Operator

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
631111
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Checkout Operator
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

631111 CHECKOUT OPERATOR

Operates cash registers and receives payments for goods purchased by customers.
Skill Level: 5
Specialisation:
Service Station Console Operator

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
5

6311 Checkout Operators and Office Cashiers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
6311
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Checkout Operators and Office Cashiers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

6311 CHECKOUT OPERATORS AND OFFICE CASHIERS

CHECKOUT OPERATORS AND OFFICE CASHIERS operate cash registers and receive payments from customers, and issue receipts and return change due.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.
Tasks Include:

scanning, weighing and recording prices of goods
receiving and processing payments for goods and services by cash, cheques, gift vouchers, credit and debit cards and other payment types
issuing sales dockets and giving change
maintaining supplies of change, wrapping and other materials used at checkout
counting and recording money received and balancing against register sales records, and preparing money for deposit in financial institutions
recording and balancing petty cash disbursements
operating a computer terminal to administer the store's financial transaction system
cashing authorised cheques

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
396.30
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
383.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
386.20