Manage and supervise other tellers, perform audits, take customer transactions and balance teller drawers.
A great day at work would begin with meeting and greeting customers, processing their transactions, and thanking the customers for their business with Capital One. Moreover, anyone shadowing me would experience me auditing cash boxes, vaults, and ATMs, filing paper work, and signing off on daily responsibilities. Most importantly, coordinating with the manager and going over strategies to help the branch and team meet its goals.
Experience as a cashier is necessary in order to become a teller. As a lead teller, it was starting from a teller, learning the necessary branch procedures, being efficient, and measuring success by goals set by my peers, subordinates and supervisors. Accomplishing all this helped to promote me to the role of a Lead Teller.
Here's the first step for high school students
Get summer jobs as a cashier and in customer service. Having this experience will help you to function fully in your role as a teller.
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