Bank tellers are responsible for helping customers at a bank. They help with cashing checks and making deposits, loan payments, and withdrawals. Bank tellers need to be good with numbers and check their work. The also need to be friendly and to be able to answer customer questions quickly and with a smile - bank tellers are often the only bank employees a customer may meet.
• Greet customers and help them with their bank business.
• Count money.
• Enter information into a computer.
• Answer questions customers may have.
• Run reports.
Where and When:
• Bank tellers usually work 40-hour weeks, but sometimes work evenings and weekends.
• Many bank tellers work part-time.
What or Who They Work With:
• Work with numbers
• They work with people in the community of all ages
Education and Training:
• High school diploma or GED
• Tellers usually learn on the job
- Billing and posting clerks and machine operators
- Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks
Related School Subjects:
- WORKING AT A BANK by Katie Marsico
- A DOLLAR FOR A PENNY by Julie Glass and Joy Allen
- PIGS WILL BE PIGS: FUN WITH MATH AND MONEY by Amy Axelrod and Sharon McGinley-Nally