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Sr. Cashier, Seattle Japanese Garden

Seattle Parks and Recreation is hiring a Senior Cashier to work in one of Seattle's most visited specialty gardens. This is a key position at the Japanese Garden and requires a highly skilled, customer-service oriented individual with cash handling, 10-key, and management experience who enjoys working with diverse populations and high-volume situations.

Support SPR in a unique beautiful work setting! You will:

  • Schedule, coordinate and lead the daily activities of subordinate staff performing a variety of cashier and customer service duties
  • Greet and assist customers in person and on the phone, providing information about a wide variety of events, programs, recreation offerings, opportunities, resources, and other community services
  • Be the front counter contact and liaison with the Arboretum Foundation
  • Receive and process payments 
  • Cash out and prepare bank deposits daily
  • File regular reports on admission and attendance
  • and more! (will be a link)
trees turning fall colors near a pond with visitors on a walkway
beautiful red leaves hanging over a pond with concrete Japanese urn on shore

You are:

  • Highly skilled in providing prompt and friendly customer service to internal and external customers
  • Able to work with high volumes of people from diverse and sometimes challenging populations
  • A self-starter who can work independently
  • Skilled in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, and able to learn new software

You have:

  • 2 years cash handling experience
  • 10-key operation or data entry 
  • or experience in a customer service capacity or equivalent background)

Other things to know:

  • Work is typically performed in a recreation facility, office environment, ticket booth or ticket selling area and may be performed in confined areas; may require standing for long periods of time. 
  • You may work alone, and may open and close facility.
  • You will monitor the facility users in the general building and associated grounds to ensure compliance with rules and regulations.
  • This position is required to work irregular hours, holidays, evenings and weekends. 
  • May be required to lift up to 30 pounds.  Work with culturally diverse populations. 
  • Must be able to deal with customers who may at times be verbally or physically inappropriate.

simple structure with gate at the entrance to Japanese Gardens