Deposit Clerk

Interview applicants to determine amount required as guaranty against loss.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Deposit Clerks do?

Interviews commercial or industrial applicants for gas or electric-power service to determine amount of cash deposit required as guaranty against loss and to approve refund or waiver of deposits: Studies service rates to estimate applicants’ service bill, considering such factors as type of business, previous bills at same address, and estimates of load from reports by contractors or information obtained regarding motor sizes, capacities and hours of operation. Investigates credit standing [CREDIT CLERK] and approves or disapproves requests. Investigates credit standing of persons given as guarantors. Approves refunds on checks made out in excess of payment and requests for allowance of discounts on bills. Receives cash deposits and issue receipts.

Should I be a Deposit Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Cash On Delivery Clerk, Collect-On-Delivery Clerk, Per Diem Clerk

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