Profession

Bank Teller


Description

Bank tellers are typically the first point of interaction for customers as they enter the bank. Tellers verify the identity of customers and process requests for deposits to and withdrawals from patron accounts. They generate certified checks and money orders according to the specifications of customers. Some tellers exchange dollars for other currencies.Bank tellers answer questions about bank products and services and direct customers to other staff for more complex bank transactions. They must count cash in their drawers as they begin their shift and reconcile remaining cash at the end of their shift to account accurately for deposits and dispersals. Most teller jobs require experience with handling cash and a high school diploma

Job Prospect

Medium

Work Environment

Most tellers work in the branches of community and commercial banks. Some tellers work for credit unions. They are often required to work on Saturdays and they close one or two hours after the close of normal banking hours

General and Personal Skills Required

Average Salary

Cost of Training

Recommended Level of Education

Diploma

Professional Skills / Tools Required

Associated Disciplines

Any Discipline