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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
  • Experienced Lifeguard versed in keen observation of swimmers and safety protocols. Offered valuable tips and instruction to patrons of various ages to build confidence and strength in water. Strong communicator and team player with a superior work ethic.
  • Competent Pet Care Technician well-versed in meeting the needs of diverse animals, including feeding and physical activity. Effectively document feedings and treatments to maintain open communication with owners. Work with veterinarian staff to treat and resolve health conditions and boost animal wellbeing.
  • High energy restaurant worker skilled at welcoming guests and overseeing efficient dining operations. Proficient in balancing server loads, kitchen staff limits and customer desires. Calm and level-headed in all types of situations.
  • First aid and CPR
  • Public safety
  • Swim instruction
  • Parks and recreation policies
  • Payment processing
  • Progress monitoring
  • System upgrades
  • Welcoming guests
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Opening and closing procedures
  • Cleaning equipment operations
  • Communication skills
  • Bill computation
  • To-go order preparation
  • High-volume dining
  • Dining room management
  • Dining area cleanliness
Work History
08/2016 to 03/2017 Hostess Self Regional Healthcare | Greenwood, SC,
  • Assigned patrons to tables suitable for needs and restaurant section rotation
  • Assigned work tasks and coordinated activities of dining room personnel to deliver prompt, courteous service to patrons
  • Took reservations by phone and walk-in, keeping scheduling demands and kitchen output in time to avoid overbooking
  • Watched dining area staff to evaluate server loads and calculate accurate wait times
  • Collaborated with kitchen to inform customers of wait times and answer questions about food
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness
  • Documented reservations, alerted servers and managers of large groups and prepared seating
  • Supervised server balance and monitored table turnover to accurately seat customers and keep customers happy
  • Took reservations and to-go orders by phone, answered customer questions and informed of accurate wait times
  • Recorded available tables after seating each party using [System]
  • Cultivated positive guest relations by managing information and orchestrating speedy seatings
  • Supported servers, food runners and bussers with keeping dining area ready for every guest
  • Monitored front entrance for new guests while assisting servers by taking and delivering drink orders
06/2018 to 08/2019 Pet Care Technician Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company | Hershey, PA,
  • Watched animal behaviors and completed examinations to identify illnesses, injuries or potential diseases
  • Boosted animal health by carrying out optimal feeding and watering schedule
  • Performed basic wound care and other medical aid, working with veterinarians to handle advanced cases
  • Monitored health and behavior of animals
  • Provided top-notch customer service to every customer and exceptional care to all animals
  • Restocked supplies and rotated items to keep teams efficient and prevent expiration of perishable goods
  • Maintained and updated daily log of time spent with dogs for calculating payments, itemizing activities and services provided
  • Collected animal waste produced on walks and discarded in trash or approved receptacles
  • Maintained clean and organized boarding areas to promote animal wellbeing
06/2019 to 08/2019 Lifeguard Brownstone Adventure Park | City, STATE,
  • Monitored safety of all guests in and around swimming areas
  • Conducted constant patrols of watching at designated locations to identify and help those in need of immediate care and assistance
  • Entered water immediately to pull struggling swimmers to safety
  • Scrutinized 'No Swimming' areas for signs of distress among patrons and instantly moved into action during emergencies to prevent possible injuries or fatalities
  • Used CPR skills to assist rescued individuals until arrival of emergency services, resulting in multiple positive outcomes
  • Prevented falls near and into pool by calmly reminding patrons to exercise caution around edges
  • Warned patrons of unsafe or hazardous and unsafe conditions and suggested alternative activities during closures
  • Cooperated fully with other Lifeguard's to identify areas of concern and ascertain reliable methods for remediation
  • Detailed safety rules and procedures regarding Swimming and Safety activities to customers and guests, which led to a 75% decrease in incidents
Expected in to to | Public Communications, Strategic The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, GPA:
Expected in to to High School Diploma | Cheshire High School, Cheshire, CT GPA:
  • Two-Time Class L State Champions at Cheshire High School for Swimming in 2017 and 2019
  • Four-Time Connecticut State-Open Swimming Qualifier
  • All-SCC Academic Swimmer in 2017
  • Current Varsity Swimmer at the University of Vermont
  • Lifeguard/CPR Certification
Additional Information
  • Job Shadow under Timothy Claire at ESPN in Bristol, CT in the spring of 2017
  • Job Shadow under Audrey Mardoian in New York, New York in the spring of 2019

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School Attended

  • The University of Vermont
  • Cheshire High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Hostess
  • Pet Care Technician
  • Lifeguard


  • High School Diploma

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