Counter and Rental Clerks :

Receive orders, generally in person, for repairs, rentals, and services. May describe available options, compute costs, and accept payment.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $27,870.00
Average Time to Fill 62 days
Typical Education No formal educational credential
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 12,730
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 4.77 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Resource Allocation
Attention to Detail
Oral Communication
Professionalism
Integrity
Customer Service
Organization
Following Directions
Decision-making
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Information Gathering
Conflict Management
Critical Thinking
Work Ethic

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Purchase/Rent costumes or accessories
Purchase housekeeping or cleaning supplies or equipment
Exchange money for playing chips
Collect deposits, payments, funding, or fees
Receive payments from others
Issue supplies, materials, or equipment
Manage inventories or supplies

Performing Administrative Activities

Process orders for merchandise, supplies, or services
Process customer transactions
Answer questions from customers or the public
Answer customer questions about goods or services
Process credit transaction
Rent items to customer
Distribute informational bulletins

Documenting/Recording Information

Maintain customer and account records
Maintain records of sales or other business transactions
Prepare sales or other contracts
Maintain equipment service records

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

Sell products or services
Provide direct sales related customer service
Greet customers, guests, visitors, or passengers
Take customer orders
Assist individuals into or out of vehicles, boats, aircraft, or rides

Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others

Negotiate business contracts
Negotiate sales contracts
Negotiate rental or lease contracts

Processing Information

Reconcile financial records
Calculate monetary exchange
Balance cash register
Calculate rates for organization's products or services
Sort articles for laundry or dry cleaning

Provide Consultation and Advice to Others

Advise customers on the use of products or services
Recommend products or services to customers
Advise others on storage of perishables


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Customer Contact
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification
Customer Billing
HVAC
Retail Sales
Order Entry
Inside Sales



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