assistant landscaper resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Ambitious and results-oriented General Manager with over 30 years of experience creating strategic alliances with Catering to effectively align with and support key business initiatives. Progress-driven planner adept at building and retaining high-performing teams. Leverages effective daily production planning, budgeting and resource management to reach operational objectives. Kitchen Manager maintains smooth and efficient food operations through effective team leadership and management. Possesses excellent budget management, human resources and analytical problem-solving abilities. Well-versed in food market conditions and agile in capitalizing on emerging opportunities. Highly driven General Manager successful at implementing strategic approaches to drive profitability and sales. Recognized for performance excellence in operations and customer care. Successful at motivating, training and developing team members to drive profitability in highly competitive environment.

  • Work site cleaning and organization
  • Using hand tools
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Landscape equipment knowledge
  • Sprinkler system maintenance
  • Weeding and edging
  • Hedge design
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Trimming and edging flower beds
  • Mulching gardens
  • Organization
  • Communications
  • Customer service
Assistant Landscaper, 09/2016 to Current
LegendsCleveland, OH,
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Assisted with grounds maintenance with basic landscaping support, including mowing, trimming and debris removal.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Responded quickly to customer inquiries and concerns to drive customer satisfaction and maximize retention.
  • Prepared soil and gardens to plant with mulch and sod.
  • Troubleshot mechanical issues and completed basic repairs to keep equipment working at peak levels.
  • Scheduled regular landscaping services to promote optimal growth and maintain attractive appearance of lawns and facility grounds.
Catering Manager, 09/2006 to 08/2016
Parker's Convenience StoresLyons, GA,
  • Successfully serviced events through collaboration with establishment managers by securing venue and scheduling adequate personnel.
  • Coordinated food service stations and venue accommodations, including setup and tear-down of furniture and equipment per customer guidelines.
  • Accurately estimated amount of food to prepare for events.
  • Finalized banquet configurations by conducting thorough inspections with clients prior to event start.
  • Kept customer and food preparation areas clean and well-organized for maximum efficiency.
  • Discussed menu options, venue locations and event budget with clients to provide accurate service, food and beverage quotes.
  • Verified safe and appropriate food temperatures and sanitary conditions of banquet and foodservice areas.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by quickly addressing and resolving complaints with food or service.
  • Evaluated vendor options for individual events and selected suppliers offering high-quality and cost-effective ingredients.
  • Monitored and counted food stock and supplies to reorder on time.
  • Washed, peeled, cut and measured recipe ingredients.
  • Verified orders and bagged items for easy transport.
  • Took orders, prepared foods and processed payments in full-service.
  • Received food orders from individuals and explained offerings.
  • Carried pans, kettles and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator in accordance with safety standards.
  • Performed prep work such as washing, peeling, cutting and seeding fruits and vegetables.
  • Complied with company service standards, including inventory and cash control procedures.
  • Organized food items on serving trays and in carry-out packages.
  • Accepted transaction payments, making change for cash payments and processing credit cards, debit cards and gift cards.
  • Stored food in designated areas following wrapping, dating, food safety and rotation procedures.
Kitchen Manager, 05/1984 to 07/2006
Southern Way CateringCity, STATE,
  • Implemented surface and equipment schedules and standards to maintain clean, neat and sanitized kitchen.
  • Interviewed, hired and supervised back of house staff to clean tables, remove dishes, take food to tables and assist servers and bartenders.
  • Trained employees on cooking techniques, safety standards and performance strategies.
  • Motivated kitchen staff by establishing goals to increase productivity and quality.
  • Oversaw meal preparation and monitored food handling to encourage safety.
  • Detailed hands-on requirements for performing preventive maintenance and repairs to cooking and cleaning equipment.
  • Received, organized and rotated paper goods and food ingredients.
  • Assisted restaurant owners with pricing by providing ingredient costs and portioning information.
  • Developed and implemented strategies to enhance team performance, improve processes and increase efficiency.

  • Worked with vendors to establish strong relationships and maintain proper inventory supplies.
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling, guest expectations and restaurant protocols.
  • Kept food storage and preparation equipment in good working order to maximize safety and cost-efficiency of operations.
  • Priced and ordered food products, kitchen equipment and food service supplies.
  • Maximized food quality by closely monitoring shipments, preparation and food handling by team members.
  • Sought out and implemented methods to improve service and team performance to boost business sustainability.
  • Controlled portion sizes and garnishing for optimal cost controls.
  • Enforced staff performance and service standards to deliver consistent and positive customer experiences.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Physical Education, Expected in 05/1986 to Newberry College - Newberry, SC

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School Attended

  • Newberry College

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  • Assistant Landscaper
  • Catering Manager
  • Kitchen Manager


  • Bachelor of Science

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