UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

RETAIL CLERK 1

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

7720 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)

CLASS SERIES CONCEPT

Provide customer service in a retail and/or service operation.

BASIC FUNCTION

Perform retail selling, cash register operation, inventory stocking and clerical work.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

First level class of series. Under general supervision, assist customers in merchandise selection and purchase; operate cash registers in retail and/or service operation.

TYPICAL WORK

Assist customers in locating, selecting and purchasing various retail items such as text books, drafting equipment, art supplies, clothing items, souvenirs, etc.;

Open shipping cases and stock shelves and display stands;

Operate cash registers; receive cash; make change; quote prices; cash checks as authorized; process and handle charge sales;

Participate in physical inventories; prepare and maintain inventory records; assist in receiving stock;

Clean shelves, fixtures, and furnishings; maintain retail stock in attractive and orderly arrays;

May prepare and type invoices and order requisitions for stock replacement; may type routine correspondence and memoranda, occupational-level skill not required;

May open and close register daily;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

High school diploma or GED certificate;

OR

six months of experience in retail selling, cash register operation, and/or general clerical work.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise Class: 7-20-87
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
New to CSA: 5-1-00

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05