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Clerk/Cashier (4672C)
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Dec. 12, 2019
Title Clerk/Cashier (4672C)
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department Lawrence Hall of Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Fiscal Services
    Administrative Support/Services

Clerk/Cashier (4672C)Lawrence Hall of Science

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Departmental Overview

Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Sciencethe country's only science center that is part of a top-tier, public research university. This distinctive affiliation allows the Hall to partner with world-class scientists, engineers, educational leaders, and teachers, with the goal of developing and disseminating the most innovative and effective science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs available today. Our mission is to inspire and foster science learning for allespecially for those with limited access to science.



  • Sell museum admission, books, toys, science kits, grab and go food items, movie tickets, planetarium tickets and memberships (depending on retail environment).
  • Follow cash handling procedures outlined in the University of California Business and Finance Bulletin BUS-49 and departmental and campus cash handling policy.
  • Follow proper cash handling and other payment options procedures including: custody of daily money drawer, record and reconcile sales on designated forms, secure sales and credit card receipts.
  • Accurately operate the electronic point of sale (cash register) including: count customers change, provide receipts, correctly process on-line card transactions, ask supervisor for change ina timely manner to meet customer demand.

Customer Service:

  • Have knowledge of and be able to communicate all products and experiences to on site visitors and also to remote customers.
  • Provide a high level of customer service, including resolving minor customer service problems according to predetermined protocols.

Administrative Projects:

  • Data entry for membership applications.
  • Routine receiving.
  • Financial reconciliation.
  • General administrative tasks.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Customer service experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic, service oriented personality.
  • Reliability.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work weekend and holidays required.
  • Must be mininum of eighteen years old or older.

  • High School Graduate or GED equivalent

Preferred Qualifications
  • Cash handling experience in a retail store, food service, museum or other attraction.

Salary & Benefits

This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the Union negotiated range of $17.32 - $17.88 / Steps 1.0 - 3.0.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Other Information

This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Clerical & Allied Services Unit (CX) between the University of California and Teamsters Local 2010. The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at:

This is a full-time (40 hours per week), limited (temporary) position for up to 2.5 months.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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