assistant resume example with 16 years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

I would like a job where I could use my skills to work and communicate with others and provide a valuable service for my employer. Communication Due to nature of job at Holland Funeral Service, it was imperative that I communicate clearly and effectively with families, suppliers and other professionals. I am capable of working in confidential situations. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Skills & Abilities
  • I have the ability to type, perform office duties, customer service-effectively communicate with public and other professionals. Perform work in a timely fashion. Team player, reliable and willing to learn new skills. Operate fax, Microsoft Office
06/2018 to Current
Assistant Puff Co Los Angeles, CA,
  • Worked in the front office area greeting clients, answer phones, sorting mail, organize and file paperwork
  • Processed client payments and made deposits
  • Completed all necessary paperwork for cremations per State requirements
  • Process and send notifications of death to Social Security
  • Helped process and file death certificates with Vital Records and Register of Deeds
  • Interacted and communicated effectively with physician offices, hospitals, clients and Register of Deeds on a daily basis
  • Deliver and pick up cremains to other funeral services.
  • Communicated with funeral attendees to provide information and facilitate organized services.
  • Assisted funeral director in coordination of services.
  • Organized chapels for visitations and maintained calm and orderly atmosphere.
  • Prepared memorial materials, including service programs and signage.
  • Offered administrative expertise in managing funeral home operations.
03/2019 to 08/2022
Manger Department Of Defense Concord, MA,
  • Utilized proven methods for watering and fertilization to minimize plant losses while maintaining plant health.
  • Adhered to watering schedule to keep greenhouse plants healthy and well-maintained.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Ordered plants for nursery based on past sales and current weather conditions.
  • Mixed and sprayed fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides onto grass, shrubs and trees.
  • Prepared soil and gardens for planting and laid down mulch and sod.
  • Reviewed monthly financial results with partners to identify opportunities and improve profitability.
  • Cared for and maintained plants in different climate-controlled areas.
  • Organized plant stocks for optimal growth and transported to displays when ready for customer sales.
  • Monitored weather conditions and adjusted strategies accordingly to avoid losses.
  • Planned harvest and planting schedules.
  • Conducted or supervised stock examinations to identify diseases or parasites.
  • Worked with owner to determine the nursey's needs.
  • Handled money by accurately setting up registers, balancing drawers and preparing daily deposits.
  • Welcomed customers, answered questions and offered to assist with choosing, locating and accessing products.
  • Watered and pruned plants according to specific needs for plant type.
  • Unloaded products from trucks and transported to appropriate garden center areas using pallet jacks and merchandiser wagon carts.
  • Answered telephone calls to provide information to customers about products in lawn and garden department.
  • Assisted customers with transporting larger purchases to vehicles to promote helpful customer service.
  • Operated Nursery truck to fill customer orders and pick merchandise in store.
  • Documented inventory counts and reported to supervisor to identify shrink and damages.
  • Stocked shelves, racks and tables with new or transferred merchandise.
  • Recommended, selected and helped locate or obtain merchandise for customers.
  • Suggested and upsold plantings according to lighting and watering needs.
  • Stocked merchandise on shelves, tables and a-frame hanging plant displays with goods.
  • Created pricing labels for displayed products with pricing guns and label makers.
  • Assisted with visual display maintenance, sign pricing and information changes and organization of garden center equipment.
  • Itemized and totaled customer merchandise selection at checkout counter with cash register.
  • Compared merchandise invoices to received items to verify correct shipments.
  • Described merchandise and explained use, operation and care.
  • Answered store and merchandise questions and led customers to wanted items.
  • Recommended merchandise to customers based on needs and preferences.
  • Stocked shelves and supplies and organized displays to focus customer attention on specific items.
  • Cleaned shelves, counters and tables to maintain organized store.
  • Unboxed new merchandise and restocked shelves in appealing and organized arrangements to promote items.
  • Opened and closed cash registers by counting money, separating charge slips and balancing drawers.
  • Performed floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and housekeeping to keep sales areas well-stocked, organized and current.
  • Computed purchases and received and processed cash or credit payment.
  • Recommended, selected and located merchandise based on customer desires.
  • Bagged or packaged purchases and wrapped gifts.
  • Watched for and recognized security risks and thefts to prevent or handle situations.
  • Placed special orders or called other stores to find desired items.
12/2002 to 12/2013
Child Nutrition Manager Conejo Valley Unified School District Thousand Oaks, CA,
  • As a baker at Forest Hills High School cafeteria
  • I also worked the serving line and was a cashier for two years
  • In 2009 I returned to work as a Sub-Manager for Child Nutrition
  • I went through Manager Training and served as a fill in for short or long term manager vacancies within the school system
  • Responsible for food preparation
  • Completed required paperwork and data entry for county and state
  • Processed and balanced daily cash deposits and turn reports into main office
  • Responsible for new hires and supervision of cafeteria staff
  • Performed annual evaluations for staff.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2001 to to
High School Diploma:
Parkwood High School - ,
Expected in to to
CPCC - ,

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School Attended

  • Parkwood High School
  • CPCC

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant
  • Manger
  • Child Nutrition Manager


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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