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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Reliable Dog Handler with proven skills interpreting canine body language to encourage play and de-escalate aggressive conduct. Adept in managing groups of dogs of various breeds and sizes. Well-versed in animal training procedures focused on dog handling. Calmly approach every animal and situation with level-headed and experience-based strategies. Solid relationship-building and problem-solving abilities developed over 1 year of related experience. Hardworking and reliable handler with strong ability in multitasking and completing tasks as well as highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Skills
  • Dog cleaning
  • Client service
  • Behavior modification
  • Canine training
  • Leash and off-leash walking
  • Team building
  • Communications
  • Multitasking
  • Leadership
  • Organization
  • Dog Bathing
Experience
01/2020 to 08/2020
Dog Handler Trugreen Frenchtown, NJ,
  • Walked animals outside for potty breaks 4 times per shift to avoid accidents in play areas and on bedding.
  • Developed and executed individual training plans for clients and dogs using positive training methods.
  • Monitored animals during group play sessions, checking for signs of aggressive or fearful behavior and to prevent biting among dogs.
  • Fed and cared for up to 80 pets per week during owners' absences.
  • Protected animal health and wellbeing by keeping all areas clean, organized and free of hazards.
  • Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Pitched in with laundry duties, including washing, drying and folding towels during busy periods, ensuring consistent workflow.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Bathed approximately 3 animals per 7-hour shift.
09/2018 to 12/2019
Dog Handler Trugreen Fruitland, IA,
  • Walked animals outside for potty breaks 5 times per shift to avoid accidents in play areas and on bedding.
  • Developed and executed individual training plans for clients and dogs using positive training methods.
  • Monitored animals during group play sessions, checking for signs of aggressive or fearful behavior and to prevent biting among dogs.
  • Fed and cared for up to 80 pets per week during owners' absences.
  • Protected animal health and wellbeing by keeping all areas clean, organized and free of hazards.
  • Monitored and documented animal health, diet and behaviors to identify and address trends.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
11/2016 to 12/2016
Hostess Firstservice Residential Houston, TX,
  • Performed walked throughs during service to monitor guest satisfaction and advise serving and bussing staff of specific guest needs.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Stayed abreast of server availability and table turnover to make quick decisions about seating locations.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Scheduled reservations and notified servers and managers of large groups to prepare seating in advance.
  • Helped restaurant staff set up small and large events to coordinate smooth execution.
  • Answered telephone to provide dining information and take party reservations.
  • Delivered outstanding service and support from initial interaction to final departure, maintaining loyal clientele.
  • Answered customers' questions about hours, seating, current wait time and other information.
  • Enhanced guests' experiences by fulfilling special requests during visits.
  • Supervised activities of dining room staff to maintain service levels and support guest needs.
  • Tracked seated guests and available seating using computer system.
  • Notified server after seating parties in section to facilitate prompt service.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Answered questions about food and order statuses for waiting customers.
  • Managed guest expectations by relaying information regarding hours, wait times and specials.
  • Supported management by resolving customer service and food-related issues to maintain guest satisfaction.
  • Answered front of house phone to inform customers of wait times, take reservations and record to-go orders.
  • Collaborated with front of house staff to move tables and adjust seating to accommodate customers.
  • Accommodated guests with children and special needs to promote comfortable dining experience.
  • Supported serving staff, food runners and bussers to keep dining room presentable and ready for guests.
  • Greeted guests and gathered information to seat groups or place on waitlist.
  • Cleaned and restocked counter areas, replenished cash drawer and checked server supplies to facilitate operations.
  • Monitored dining area to assess server capacity and estimate wait times.
08/2016 to 12/2016
Crew Member Planet Fitness Decatur, AL,
  • Drove team success by completing assigned task quickly and accurately.
  • Entered orders into computer system to send order details to kitchen, mentioning customers' special requests and food allergies in person.
  • Assisted management with monthly inventory control and weekly stock ordering.
  • Observed safety precautions and practices when using heavy machinery and equipment.
  • Brought in loads for sorting, storage or disposal according to quality categories.
  • Remained mindful of workplace safety according to predetermined specifications.
  • Upheld high standards of productivity and quality in all areas of operations.
  • Kept activities moving smoothly by coordinating schedules and personnel.
  • Verified orders and bagged items for easy transport.
  • Accepted transaction payments, making change for cash payments and processing credit cards, debit cards and gift cards.
  • Performed prep work such as washing, peeling, cutting and seeding fruits and vegetables.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by quickly addressing and resolving complaints with food or service.
  • Utilized approved food recipes and production standards to monitor quality, serving temperatures and standard portion control.
  • Reviewed contents on food trays to check receiving complete order.
  • Received food orders from individuals and explained offerings.
  • Stored food in designated areas following wrapping, dating, food safety and rotation procedures.
  • Washed, peeled, cut and measured recipe ingredients.
  • Kept customer and food preparation areas clean and well-organized for maximum efficiency.
  • Monitored and counted food stock and supplies to reorder on time.
  • Organized food items on serving trays and in carry-out packages.
  • Completed opening, closing and shift change tasks to promote store efficiency.
  • Resolved customer concerns and relayed relevant information to supervisor.
  • Complied with company service standards, including inventory and cash control procedures.
  • Built brand loyalty and accomplished customer satisfaction by working well with other food service team members.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2011 to to
High School Diploma:
Hilltop Senior High School - Chula Vista, CA
GPA:
Expected in 08/2017 to to
Associate of Arts: Theatre Arts
San Diego City College - San Diego, CA
GPA:
Expected in 05/2018 to to
Dog Obedience/Training: Dog Training
Penn Foster College - Scottsdale, AZ
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Hilltop Senior High School
  • San Diego City College
  • Penn Foster College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dog Handler
  • Dog Handler
  • Hostess
  • Crew Member

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts
  • Dog Obedience/Training

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