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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic individual experienced in resolving conflicts and issues with exceptional skill and poise. Offering engaging and pleasant personality with expertise ensuring projects meet safety regulations, policies and procedures. Ambitious Head Waitress with 15 years of experience serving in food and lounge establishments. Proven history of inspiring positivity and productivity in employees. Dedicated to dynamic leadership and top-of-the-line customer service. Motivated waitress with 15 years experience successfully serving customers in busy, Italian restaurants and bars.. Recognized for significantly increasing guest check averages by promoting appetizers, specialty items and unique wine selections. Collaborative, thoughtful team leader with clear, comprehensive and directive supervision. Talented Scoogge operator/grader proficient in sawmill safety and operations protocols. Team-oriented and reliable in moving materials, completing cuts and processing finished products. Well-organized, methodical and diligent with superior work ethic.

  • Deadline adherence
  • Scope definition
  • Estimations and quotes
  • Project development
Work History
Independent Contractor, 08/2012 to Current
365 Media Inc.City, STATE,
  • Scheduled deliveries, monitored progress and communicated updates to customers.
  • Obtained all pertinent information on orders including product specifications along with delivery address, date and contact information.
  • Inspected merchandise for damage and accuracy against order documents.
  • Consulted with customers about delivery and order preparation requests.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Followed all policies, regulations, dress codes and schedules.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
  • Loaded, unloaded and moved material to and from storage and production areas.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
Inhome Support, 08/2005 to Current
Aaron Bradburn {IHSS}City, STATE,
  • Delivered assistance to elderly clients in daily activities including bathing, dressing, physical transfers and care for incontinence.
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Performed basic household chores, including washing floors, washing dishes, vacuuming, garbage disposal and dusting.
  • Administered prescribed medications under direction of physician.
  • Followed nutritional plans to prepare optimal meals, including purchasing ingredients from local shops.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Completed entries in log books, journals and care plans to document accurately report patient progress.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families and displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.
  • Helped patients safely transition between sleeping surfaces and mobility assistance such as wheelchairs by providing consistent support.
  • Helped clients with managed home care, ensuring efficacy of care by monitoring health status.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Provided mobility assistance such as walking and regular exercising.
  • Offered support for client mental and emotional needs to enhance physical outcomes and overall happiness.
Scoogge Operator, 04/1997 to 06/2002
Roseburg Forest ProductsCity, STATE,
  • Inspected final products for defects and flaws using proper QA procedures.
  • Implemented updated operating procedures for scoogge machine and adjusted use to increase productivity and longevity.
  • Used established assembly instructions to complete jobs quickly, accurately and with zero errors.
  • Supported machine operators in setup and operation of production equipment resulting in efficient runs.
  • Kept work area clean, neat and organized to prevent accidents, mishaps and misplaced tools.
  • Maintained maximum organization and productivity by properly sorting project components on work tables.
  • Inspected final products to assess compliance with quality standards and established tolerances.
  • Documented production information via daily system logs and discussed non-conformance issues with management.
  • Supervised and coordinated production activities of site facilities to meet set production and work targets to meet safety standards.
  • Loaded supplies into machines by hand or by hoist.
  • Prepared machines for daily use by calibrating and performing preventive maintenance.
  • Set up and adjusted machines for day-to-day operations.
  • Conducted quality inspections of finished products and made minor repairs to meet project expectations.
  • Enthusiastically took on additional shifts during peak work periods to keep projects on schedule.
  • Displayed good knowledge of safe operating and emergency procedures development and implementation.
  • Graded and packaged a number of pallets + finished products every shift, transporting items for additional processing, storage or shipment off-site.
  • Actively participated in team projects and met critical deadlines.
Head Waitress, 04/1994 to 04/1997
Romas Italian ResturantCity, STATE,
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs.
  • Upheld high standards of professionalism when dealing with customer issues, supporting serving staff and waiting on tables.
  • Applied communication and problem-solving skills to resolve customer complaints and promote long-term loyalty.
  • Monitored dining rooms for seating availability as well as service, safety and well-being of guests.
  • Stayed up to date on menu changes to offer current and accurate information, answer questions and help customers select optimal meal choices based on individual preferences.
  • Trained incoming staff on restaurant's practices, culture and procedures to maximize job satisfaction and productivity.
  • Used correct cleaning, sanitizing and food handling procedures to maintain optimal protections for customers.
  • Supervised dining table set-up to prepare for diversity of event types, following strict service standards.
  • Performed complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Scheduled numerous reservations and managed seating arrangements simultaneously in high-traffic Italian restaurant while maintaining calm, professional demeanor.
  • Supervised loading and unloading of dirty dishes and utensils onto organized busing trays for streamlined cleaning and storage.
  • Applied comprehensive knowledge of wine, cider and beer as well as appropriate entree pairings- increasing daily beverage sales by 5 % on average.
  • Supervised set up of banquet food stations and coordinated service to multiple dining areas.
  • Bussed and reset 9 to 16 tables per shift, working efficiently to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Checked identification to enforce age regulations for alcoholic beverages.
  • Supervised restocking of salad bar and buffet for lunch and dinner service.
  • Managed food resources, memorized orders and coordinated service in 25 /30 - table restaurant.
  • Handled customer complaints professionally, resolving issues through diplomatic acknowledgment and commitment to service.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials, took drink orders and built immediate positive connections with guests.
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly and courteously.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to increase shelf life, improve kitchen organization and provide easy access during busy peak service times.
: Hair Design, Expected in to Lower Columbia Enterprises, Inc. DBA Stylemasters College of Hair Design - Longview, WA
  • Awarded Student of the Month
High School Diploma: , Expected in to RA Long High School - Longveiw Wa.,

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School Attended

  • Lower Columbia Enterprises, Inc. DBA Stylemasters College of Hair Design
  • RA Long High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Independent Contractor
  • Inhome Support
  • Scoogge Operator
  • Head Waitress


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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