Bookstore Cashier On-Call

Douglas College
November 20, 2023
Offerd Salary:$24.55
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Position Information

Position Title Bookstore Cashier On-Call

Posting Number 02056SA Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level S - Pay Level 5 Salary Range $24.55 per hour (with wage increments to a max of $26.61 per hour). Salary and wage increments are in accordance with the Collective Agreement. Position Type Support Staff - Temporary Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Temporary Employment Type On-Call Posting Category Staff Start Date 11/27/2023 End Date 01/19/2024 Day of the Week Mondays to Fridays Shift Various shifts available between 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Work Arrangements

On-call shifts are offered in 4 – 7 hour durations during operational hours. Flexible availability between November 27 to January 19 , and then potential to be called in for shift coverage after this period and during the semester. Expected shift hours during rush/semester start are between 8:00 am – 7:00 pm All other shift hours during regular operational hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bookstore Cashier duties will include the following: Picking and packing orders, processing web payments, and handling in-person transactions with customers while providing exceptional client-centered service on a consistent basis to all stakeholder groups.

Saturday shifts possible depending on operational needs.

After the busy period, auxiliary cashiers will be recalled on an on-call basis and availability will be requested in advance prior to upcoming busy periods.

What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.

The Role

The Bookstore Cashier performs clerical and cashier duties including receiving payments, posting and processing other miscellaneous transactions while providing exceptional client-centered service on a consistent basis to all stakeholder groups


1.Receives and processes all sales, refunds, in-house charges and sponsorships. -receives, counts, documents, records cash payments and provides change; -prepares floats; -examines payment and sponsorship documents for accuracy and completeness; -fills purchase orders and distance education orders; -determines whether merchandise can be accepted for return and issues refunds or gives exchanges; -files a variety of related materials such as invoices.

2.Merchandises and protects inventory. -assists customers in locating and selecting items; -labels, stocks, organizes and merchandises inventory; -maintains a general awareness of surroundings for security purposes.

3.Performs other related duties. -responds to in-person and telephone enquiries, answering questions where able and referring as appropriate; -sorts and distributes bookstore mail.

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

-Good working knowledge of the English language (written and verbal). -Minimum of one year's experience in a college bookstore or comparable computerized retail environment. -Proven ability to communicate courteously and effectively in person, in writing, and over the telephone with students, faculty, administrators, staff, and the public with a strong emphasis on customer service. -Demonstrated ability to operate a multiple category cash terminal and make change quickly and accurately; use calculators, copiers and fax machines. -General working knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting practices and procedures. -Proven ability to work with a minimum of direct supervision and under pressure, establish priorities and meet deadlines.

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Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.

Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 11/14/2023

Close Date 11/20/2023 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online on the Douglas College Career Site www. Qualified internal applicants shall be given first consideration in filling the position. All internal applications must be received by November 20. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume.

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