Cashier (Temporary, Part-Time)

City Of Seattle, WA Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 4 months ago

Position Description Benefits Supplemental Questions

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is a national leader and innovator in the services and programs we provide to our residents who enjoy our public spaces such as parks, community centers, specialty gardens and swimming pools. Our mission is providing welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate and build community and promote responsible stewardship of the land. We promote healthy people, a healthy environment and strong communities. We strive to deliver excellent customer service to each visitor and participant. SPR is also deeply committed to advancing the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) by working to end institutional and structural racism.

Locations may include various Seattle swimming pools, the Amy Yee Tennis Center, or the Seattle Japanese Garden. Pay for this position starts at $17.57 ($16.73 + 5% Premium Pay to start) per hour. NOTE: This cashier position is not a regular position and City benefits do not apply. The premium pay is offered in lieu of benefits. A separate hiring process will be conducted in the future for regular Cashier positions that include benefits.

Working hours vary based on facility needs and your availability. Work Schedule may include weekends & holidays. This hiring process will be used to fill vacant positions for up to one year and may also be used to hire temporary cashiers at various locations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Greet visitors and provide a friendly and helpful experience;
  • Perform financial transactions and prepare attendance and fiscal reports;
  • Prepare daily deposits;
  • Process program registrations and membership applications;
  • Track customer/participant attendance;
  • Assist in the training of seasonal cashiers;
  • Monitor and ensure safe use of facility by customers;
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  • Six months experience as a cashier or in a customer service related position (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work).

Desired Qualifications:

  • Friendly, enthusiastic, and helpful customer service oriented person with a strong math aptitude and excellent verbal communication skills.

  • Fluency in English with the ability to speak a second language.

  • Knowledge of operation for a computerized cash handling and registration system or a strong aptitude for computer learning.

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher;10-Key, and multi-line phones.

  • Willing and able to learn new concepts and procedures, with the ability to handle stressful situations with a positive attitude.

  • Ability to work independently as well as a strong team player that demonstrates reliability, engages in problem solving, understands constructive communication and exhibits care and commitment to their work.

  • Demonstrates strong cultural sensitivity skills when engaging visitors and coworkers.

License, Certification, and Other

  • Candidates must pass an extensive background check.

  • First Aid and CPR certification may be required within 6 months of hire, depending on the location.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Work is typically performed in a recreation facility/office environment and may be performed in confined areas; may require standing for long periods of time.

  • May require working in a remote location where the supervisor and other team members are at a different location.

  • May be required to work irregular hours, holidays, evenings, and weekends.

  • May be required to lift up to 30 pounds.

  • Work with culturally diverse populations.

  • Must be able to deal with customers who may at times be verbally or physically inappropriate.

  • Ability to speak a second language is desirable at some locations.

Additional Information: This is a continuous posting until positions are filled.

SPR's Core Competencies are:

Accountability & Action: Holding yourself accountable for achieving goals, completing tasks, and delivering quality work. Demonstrating thoughtful initiative in actions and decision-making, and promoting high quality standards.

Equity and Inclusion: Supporting the goals of the Race and Social Justice Initiative and the City's commitment to workforce equity.

Communication: Sharing and exchanging information and ideas with people in a variety of ways to help them understand and remember the information.

Service: An ongoing commitment to base decisions and actions on the needs and priorities of the City.

Teamwork: Participating as an engaged member of a team to achieve group goals. Effectively working with internal and external people to complete tasks and achieve work group goals.

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