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Bank Worker

Receive deposits and pay out money; advise customers on banking services and products.

Overview

Bank Workers receive cash and cheques deposits and pay out money to bank customers. They keep records of transactions, issue receipts and cash cheques and advise customers of services and products.

Work is in bank branches or local bank offices, with the possibility of occasional travel to the location of a client.

Suits people who enjoy serving customers and performing clerical duties. Skills in computing and accounting are useful.

Day-to-day

  • greet customers, identify their needs and answer queries
  • verify identity of customers before accepting deposits and paying out money
  • open and close customer accounts
  • assess and approve loan applications
  • explain and promote bank products such as loans or credit cards to customers.

Considerations

  • stressful.

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$1,193 / week
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