laborer resume example with 7 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Hardworking and reliable hurricane disaster recovery laborer with strong ability in debris removal and road clearage. Offering company and public safety, traffic control and community service. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Energetic dishwasher with experience using dishwashing equipment and food preparation in busy kitchen environment. Personable and determined employee with experience in fine dining. Highly communicative with strong work ethic.

Sociable waiter skilled at operating in fast-paced environments with demanding objectives for sales, service and quality. Enthusiastic team player successful at multitasking and delivering friendly, prompt service to all customers. Well-versed in maintaining clean and orderly tables, making personalized menu recommendations and managing closing duties such as cleaning dining/work areas, removing trash, and restocking items to prepare for following shift.

  • Hand tool operations
  • Safety behaviors expertise
  • Supervision
  • Organizational skills
  • Multitasking
  • Planning
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Active listening
  • Food inspection
  • Food safety understanding
  • Special dietary requirements
  • Menu knowledge
  • Safe food handling
  • Price memorization
  • Liquor, wine and food service
  • Effective customer upselling
  • Dining customer service
  • High-volume dining
  • Quality control
  • Table Bussing
  • Menu memorization
  • Check payment processing
  • Table setting arrangements
  • Health code requirements
  • Sanitizing protocols
  • High efficiency
  • Equipment operation
  • Cleaning procedures
  • Time management
  • Work ethic
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Working collaboratively
  • Critical thinking
  • Relationship building
Laborer, 08/2017 - 10/2017
Cranford Construction Hot Springs, AR,
  • Collected and removed debris from work sites to maintain team productivity and minimize safety hazards.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Monitored and supported site safety initiatives to protect team members and prevent accidents.
  • Maintained baseline safety knowledge to identify areas requiring improvement to meet code.
  • Coordinated communication between equipment operators via two-way radios and hand signals.
  • Used organizational skills to meet productivity requirements.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient, safe work and meet job schedules.
Waiter , 01/2017 - 06/2017
Department Of Defense Madison, AL,
  • Maximized beverage sales by suggesting appropriate food and drink pairings to suit unique customer preferences.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and smile, offering to bring beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Increased sales of high margin menu items through effective upselling.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Completed thorough and accurate opening and closing duties to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
  • Communicated with event coordinators to verify appropriate and adequate accommodations for larger parties.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
Dishwasher , 05/2010 - 10/2016
Challenge Unlimited, Inc. Cincinnati, OH,
  • Loaded and unloaded dishwashers, washing by hand large pots or items used on continuous basis.
  • Kept dishware, glasses and utensils ready for all customer needs by quickly scraping, washing and restacking items.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Scrubbed pots, pans and trays by hand or cleaned using industrial washing machine.
  • Repaired and maintained dishwashing machine to keep dishes clean and kitchen running smoothly.
  • Unloaded trucks to move food and supplies from delivery vehicle to storage areas.
  • Replaced clean utensils in storage bins, enabling servers to grab forks, knives and spoons quickly.
  • Scraped and pre-rinsed food from dirty dishes and placed items in dishwashing machine.
Education and Training
: English Language And Literature, Expected in
University Of Maine - Orono, ME,
Status -
: Film Studies, Expected in
Sarah Lawrence College - Bronxville, NY
Status -
Additional Information

Throughout my high school career I was an active member in a community service program known as Key Club. Each year I would average over a hundred hours of community service. I have a passion for serving my community and making a direct impact.

I'm a member of my local Masonic lodge (Columbia-Doric Lodge #149) and have been practicing Freemasonry since 2017. I'm active in community services projects that are organized by the Freemasons.

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School Attended

  • University Of Maine
  • Sarah Lawrence College

Job Titles Held:

  • Laborer
  • Waiter
  • Dishwasher


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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