STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
HUMAN RESOURCES


CLASSIFICATION:  RETAIL STORE CLERK I

 

Class Code:  7679-06                                         Date Established:  10-23-67           

 

Occupational Code:  1-3-6                                 Date of Last Revision:  12-28-01

 

BASIC PURPOSE:  To operate a cash register terminal in making sales in a retail store.

 

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

        Operates a computerized cash register to enter sales transactions.

 

        Sells liquor products, sweepstakes or lottery tickets.

 

        Receives money and gives change as appropriate.

 

        Ascertains age of purchaser relative to current laws regulating the sale of liquor.

 

        Verifies credit card transactions to ensure card holder validity.

 

        Arranges and stocks shelves with liquor products.

 

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DISTINGUISHING FACTORS:

 

Skill:  Requires skill in applying instructions to accomplish different job functions OR in operating machines for a variety of different purposes.

 

Knowledge:  Requires understanding and using business or trades vocabulary or basic arithmetic to perform standard operating procedures.

 

Impact:  Requires minimal responsibility for contributing to agency objectives by supporting or performing routine work activities within a small organizational unit.  Errors at this level are of minor consequence and are readily detected through frequent checking or inspection.

 

Supervision:  Requires no supervision of employees or functions.

 

Working Conditions:  Requires performing regular job functions in a controlled environment with minimal exposure to disagreeable job elements and little risk of hazard to physical or mental health.

 

Physical Demands:  Requires medium work, including continuous strenuous activities such as frequent reaching, bending, or lifting as well as performing work activities which require fine manual dexterity or coordination in operating machines or equipment.

 

Communication:  Requires obtaining and exchanging information, referring inquiries to the appropriate source, or responding to questions from state employees or members of the general public.

 

Complexity:  Requires a minimal combination of job functions, including performing frequently repeated tasks according to set procedures and standardized situations.

 

Independent Action:  Requires minimal choice in performing routine duties under immediate supervision and in following simple instructions according to standardized policies and procedures.

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education:  Completion of two years of high school or equivalent.  Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.

 

Experience:  Six months' experience in positions involving public contact necessitating change making.  Additional years of related work experience may not be substituted for the formal education required by this class specification.

 

License/Certification:  None required.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Must have attained 18th birthday on or before date of application.

 

RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS:  Knowledge of routine store keeping methods and practices.  Ability to perform simple arithmetical computations with speed and accuracy.  Ability to make change rapidly involving the use of cash registers.  Ability to maintain harmonious relationships with the buying public and other employees.  Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.

 

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT:  This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.

 


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