Sylvester Middle School
Hours Per Day: 3.00
Position Type: Continuing
Salary: $14.89 - $16.28
Closing Date: Open Until Filled - To be considered for this position, please submit a
completed online application and upload required documents on or before
Additional Information: This position is open to current Highline School District Employee's only.
JOB TITLE: CASHIER
GROUP: Teamsters III - Technician LEVEL: 8
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
WORK DAYS PER FISCAL YEAR: 180 HOLIDAYS: 11 or 12 dependent on school start date
SUMMARY: Receives money and tickets for the child nutrition program. Prepares petty cash fund, counts and
records money received, prepares daily deposits, records the type of meals sold, tallies milk count.
CONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of
Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center Heights in Washington State.
Starting in the fall of 2012, the Highline community came together to develop a four-year strategic plan outlining
the community’s bold goals and big dreams for its children. The plan’s promise is that every student in Highline
Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for college, career, and citizenship.
The collective commitment embodied in the plan is grounded in the community’s deep belief that Highline
students are capable of reaching the plan’s ambitious goals and is driven by students’ aspirations for their future.
The instructional vision articulated in the plan is organized around Four Pillars that guide professional and
- Equitable access to rigorous, standards-based instruction. High-quality instruction for all students.
- Results-focused professional learning and collaboration. Investing in our people so they continuously fine-
tune their craft and grow in their profession.
- Strong partnerships with families and community. Schools can’t do it alone. We are better when students,
families, community and educators work hand-in-hand.
- A culturally responsive organization. Our diversity is a strength and an asset. We are committed to equity,
excellent service for all, and continuous improvement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not
exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also
be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
- Accounts for students accurately at point of sale.
- Receives and maintains security of petty cash fund.
- Counts and deposits cash receipts.
- Maintains roster of students qualifying for free and reduced price meal benefits.
- Receives cash from students and staff purchasing food.
- Maintains accurate meal ticket records. Notifies students when tickets are close to expiring.
- Processes free and reduced lunch applications.
- Maintains meal counts by type, obtains tray count, and accurately completes paperwork.
- Orders milk for meal program. May oversee student milk sellers
- Assists kitchen staff.
- Monitors behavior of students in lunch line. Maintains orderly progression.
- Updates computer databases re new students, status, and meal count balances.
- Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective
functioning of the work unit.
JOB DESCRIPTION: CASHIER
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or equivalent
One year related work experience
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Criminal background clearance
Computerized cash register and related software
CNS cashing procedures
School board policies and procedures
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Operate a microcomputer and related software including computerized cash register
Make accurate arithmetical calculations
Count money quickly and correctly; issue change
Maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups in a multicultural and diverse community
Remain flexible to changes in assignments and situations
Organize work, problem solve and select action plans
Attend to detail and follow tasks through to completion
Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Director of Nutrition Services or designee
EVALUATION: This position will be evaluated by the Director of Nutrition Services or designee based on
performance of duties and responsibilities.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is
required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is
occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and
occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
JOB DESCRIPTION: CASHIER
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works
near video display. The employee will experience constant interruptions; required to meet deadlines. Exposed to
infectious diseases carried by students. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Updated Superintendent’s statement, 2014.10.14
Updated by Human Resources to add "Ability To" statements discussed with union rep, 2014.05.12
Transferred to newest format by Human Resources, 2013.12.26
Revised by Human Resources to include district introduction, 2013.09.24
Updated format by Human Resources, 2013/08
Updated by Human Resources, 07/12
Nash & Company, 09/2004
Previously-Child Nutrition Cashier revised by Human Resources, 03/1996
Title revised by Personnel Department 09/1993
Revised by Personnel Department 02/1992
Job description prepared by Walsh & Company 04/1989
Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not
intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee.