Gaming Cage Workers

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About the Job

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

It is also Called

  • Cage Cashier
  • Cage Manager
  • Cage Supervisor
  • Cage/Vault Supervisor
  • Cashier and Salesperson
  • Casino Cage Cashier
  • Casino Cashier
  • Casino Cashier Manager
  • Casino Gaming Worker
  • Casino Worker
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What They Do

  • Follow all gaming regulations.
  • Convert gaming checks, coupons, tokens, or coins to currency for gaming patrons.
  • Maintain cage security.
  • Record casino exchange transactions, using cash registers.
  • Maintain confidentiality of customers' transactions.
  • 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.

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.
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.

Things They Need to Be Able to Do

  • 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.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Education Required

These occupations usually require a high school diploma.

Wages

In 2018, the average annual wage in Kansas City, MO-KS was $28,770 with most people making between $21,030 and $38,460

Outlook

5.34%
avg. annual growth

During 2014, this occupation employed approximately 131 people in Kansas City, MO-KS. It is projected that there will be - employed in 2024.

This occupation will have about 7 openings due to growth and about 25 replacement openings for approximately 32 total annual openings.



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