CompGeo Salary Survey Benchmark Job Summary and Competencies

Gaming Cage Workers

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CompGeo Occupation Group: Travel/Entrtnmt/Lodging/Restaurant
Job Family: Gaming
Benchmark Title: Gaming Cage Workers
 
Summary Job Description Tasks
In a gaming establishment, conduct financial transactions for patrons. May reconcile daily summaries of transactions to balance books. May accept patron's credit application and verify credit references to provide check-cashing authorization or to establish house credit accounts. May sell gambling chips, tokens, or tickets to patrons, or to other workers for resale to patrons. May convert gaming chips, tokens, or tickets to currency upon patron's request. May use a cash register or computer to record tran saction. Follow all gaming regulations.
 
Maintain confidentiality of customers' transactions.
 
Count funds and reconcile daily summaries of transactions to balance books.
 
Convert gaming checks, coupons, tokens, and coins to currency for gaming patrons.
 
Maintain cage security.
 
Determine cash requirements for windows, and order all necessary currency, coins, and chips.
 
Verify accuracy of reports, such as authorization forms, transaction reconciliations, and exchange summary reports.
 
Cash checks and process credit card advances for patrons.
 
Sell gambling chips, tokens, or tickets to patrons or to other workers for resale to patrons.
 
Perform removal and rotation of cash, coin, and chip inventories as necessary.
 
Supply currency, coins, chips, and gaming checks to other departments as needed.
 
Provide assistance in the training and orientation of new cashiers.
 
Provide customers with information about casino operations.
 
Record casino exchange transactions, using cash registers.
 
Prepare bank deposits, balancing assigned funds as necessary.
 
Prepare reports, including assignment of company funds and recording of department revenues.
 
Establish new computer accounts.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Travel/Entrtnmt/Lodging/Restaurant
Job Family: Gaming
Benchmark Title: Gaming Cage Workers
 
Important Knowledge Competencies Competency Description
Mathematics Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
 
Customer and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
 
English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
 
Economics and Accounting Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
 
Administration and Management Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Travel/Entrtnmt/Lodging/Restaurant
Job Family: Gaming
Benchmark Title: Gaming Cage Workers
 
Important Skill Competencies Competency Description
Mathematics Using mathematics to solve problems.
 
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
 
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
 
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
 
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
 
Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
 
Service Orientation Actively looking for ways to help people.
 
Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
 
Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
 
Writing Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
 
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Travel/Entrtnmt/Lodging/Restaurant
Job Family: Gaming
Benchmark Title: Gaming Cage Workers
 
Important Ability Competencies Competency Description
Number Facility The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
 
Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
 
Problem Sensitivity The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
 
Near Vision The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
 
Mathematical Reasoning The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
 
Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
 
Speech Clarity The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
 
Information Ordering The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
 
Speech Recognition The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
 
Selective Attention The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
 
Written Comprehension The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
 
Deductive Reasoning The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
 
Trunk Strength The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
 
Perceptual Speed The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.
 
Written Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
 
Inductive Reasoning The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
 
Category Flexibility The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Travel/Entrtnmt/Lodging/Restaurant
Job Family: Gaming
Benchmark Title: Gaming Cage Workers
 
Tools/Technology Example Product Category
Corel WordPerfect software Word processing software
 
Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet software
 
Microsoft Word Word processing software
 
Spreadsheet software Spreadsheet software
 
10-key calculators Calculators or accessories
 
Automatic coin sorters Sorters
 
Automatic coin wrappers Coin wrapper machines
 
Cash advance terminals Electronic funds transfer point of sale equipment
 
Cash registers Cash registers
 
Coin sorting setups Coin sorters
 
Credit card processing terminals Point of sale credit or debit verification kits
 
Currency scanners Money counting machines
 
Desktop computers Desktop computers
 
Personal computers Personal computers
 
Security alarm systems Alarm systems
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Travel/Entrtnmt/Lodging/Restaurant
Job Family: Gaming
Benchmark Title: Gaming Cage Workers
 
Prerequisite Qualification Category Education and Experience Level
Required Level of Education High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
 
On-Site or In-Plant Training Up to and including 1 month
 
On-the-Job Training Anything beyond short demonstration, up to and including 1 month
 
Related Work Experience Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
 
Related Work Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Travel/Entrtnmt/Lodging/Restaurant
Job Family: Gaming
Benchmark Title: Gaming Cage Workers
 
Alternate Job Title(s)
Cage Cashier
Cage Manager
Cage Supervisor
Cashier
Cashier and Salesperson
Casino Cage Cashier
Casino Cashier
Casino Gaming Worker
Casino Worker
Gambling Cashier
Gaming Cage Cashier
Gaming Cage Worker
Gaming Cashier
Mutuel Clerk
Paymaster of Purses
Vault Cashier
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Travel/Entrtnmt/Lodging/Restaurant
Job Family: Gaming
Benchmark Title: Gaming Cage Workers
 
 
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