Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

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About the Job

Exchange coins, tokens, and chips for patrons' money. May issue payoffs and obtain customer's signature on receipt. May operate a booth in the slot machine area and furnish change persons with money bank at the start of the shift, or count and audit money in drawers.

It is also Called

  • Bingo Cashier
  • Booth Cashier
  • Cage Cashier
  • Carousel Attendant
  • Cashier
  • Casino Attendant
  • Casino Banker
  • Casino Cage Manager
  • Casino Cashier
  • Casino Floor Person
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What They Do

  • Keep accurate records of monetary exchanges, authorization forms, and transaction reconciliations.
  • Exchange money, credit, and casino chips, and make change for customers.
  • Maintain cage security according to rules.
  • Count money and audit money drawers.
  • Sell gambling chips, tokens, or tickets to patrons, or to other workers for resale to patrons.
  • Obtain customers' signatures on receipts when winnings exceed the amount held in a slot machine.
  • Calculate the value of chips won or lost by players.
  • Reconcile daily summaries of transactions to balance books.
  • Work in and monitor an assigned area on the casino floor where slot machines are located.
  • Accept credit applications and verify credit references to provide check-cashing authorization or to establish house credit accounts.

Interests

People who work in this occupation generally have the interest code: CER.

This means people who work in this occupation generally have Conventional interests, but also prefer Enterprising and Realistic environments.

Work Values

People who work in this occupation generally prize Relationships, but also value Support and Independence in their jobs.

Things They Need to Know

  • 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.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Things They Need to Be Able to Do

  • 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.
  • Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Education Required

These occupations usually require a high school diploma.

Wages

In 2016, the average annual wage in Kansas City, MO-KS was $27,010 with most people making between $17,900 and $38,320

Outlook

2.56%
avg. annual growth

During 2012, this occupation employed approximately 39 people in Kansas City, MO-KS. It is projected that there will be 36 employed in 2022.

This occupation will have about 1 openings due to growth and about -1 replacement openings for approximately 0 total annual openings.



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