How to hire Tellers

January 31, 2024
How to hire Tellers

This article will guide you through everything you need to know about hiring Tellers. There are several other titles for Tellers, including: Banker, Cashier, Customer Service Representative, Personal Banker, and Teller Supervisor.

The key responsibilities of Tellers

The teller is responsible for providing excellent customer service while accurately and efficiently processing transactions. The teller is the first line of support for our customers and must be able to provide solutions to a variety of customer needs. The teller must maintain a high level of accuracy in all transactions while adhering to bank policies and procedures.

Essential tasks of Tellers

These are some essential tasks that Tellers often tackle in their day-to-day work:

  • Receive and process customer deposits and loan payments
  • Provide basic customer account information
  • Process customer withdrawals
  • Cash checks for customers
  • Issue money orders and cashier's checks

Expert advice on hiring Tellers

These signals will help you decide whether a candidate is suitable for the job:

  • Tells stories that are relevant to the job
  • More concerned with helping customers than making a sale
  • Enjoys working with numbers and has a good head for math
  • Possesses excellent customer service skills
  • Proven track record of dependability

Interview questions for Tellers

These questions will help you find the right candidate for this position:

  1. What are the duties of a teller at a bank?
  2. How would you handle a customer who was angry or upset?
  3. What are some of the ways you can provide excellent customer service?
  4. What would you do if you received a counterfeit bill?
  5. What would you do if you were being robbed?

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