How to write a Teller job description
Your job description is the first touchpoint between your company and your new hire. With millions of people searching for jobs on Indeed each month, a great job description can help you attract the most qualified candidates to your open position. To get you started, here are some tips for creating an effective job description.
Teller job title
A great job title typically includes a general term, level of experience and any special requirements. The general term will optimise your job title to show up in a general search for jobs of the same nature. The level of experience will help you attract the most qualified applicants by outlining the amount of responsibility and prior knowledge required. And if your position is specialised, consider including the specialisation in the job title as well. But avoid using internal titles, abbreviations or acronyms to make sure people understand what your job posting is before clicking.
Examples of Teller job titles
Teller job summary
A great job description starts with a compelling summary of the position and its role within your company. Your summary should provide an overview of your company and expectations for the position. Outline the types of activities and responsibilities required for the job so job seekers can determine if they are qualified, or if the job is a good fit.
Example of a Teller job summary
Our busy financial institution is currently looking for a qualified individual to fill the role of Teller. The successful candidate will provide excellent banking service to clients in a professional and courteous manner, maintain a basic understanding of our banking products and services, accurately and efficiently process client transactions and fully comply with company and departmental policies and regulations. This is a wonderful opportunity for the right candidate to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with a competitive salary and benefits package.
Teller responsibilities and duties
The responsibilities and duties section is the most important part of the job description. Here you should outline the functions this position will perform on a regular basis, how the job functions within the organisation and who the employee reports to.
Examples of Teller responsibilities
Process financial transactions promptly and accurately
Strictly adhere to all bank policies and procedures
Prioritize client demands
Provide impeccable customer service
Communicate professionally with all clients and colleagues
Uphold understanding of all banking products and services, along with company systems and procedures
Teller qualifications and skills
Next, outline the required and preferred skills for your position. This may include education, previous job experience, certifications and technical skills. You may also include soft skills and personality traits that you envision for a successful hire. While it may be tempting to include a long list of skills and requirements, including too many could dissuade qualified candidates from applying. Keep your list of qualifications concise, but provide enough detail with relevant keywords and terms.
Examples of Teller skills
High school diploma or GED required
2+ years’ experience as a teller or within banking environment
Cash handling and/or customer service experience preferred
Strong computer skills
Impeccable written and oral communication skills
Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
Comfortable working in fast-paced environment with little to no supervision
Detail-oriented with a mind for numbers
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