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

I am motivated to apply abilities and knowledge toward preventing critical incidents. Trained in first aid and CPR. Strong interpersonal and multitasking abilities. Dependable and punctual I always come to work 15 minutes early to make sure I'm never late for my shift as well as to do prep work before open. Motivated and driven to build effective programs to ensure customer satisfaction and repeat patronage. Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.

Skills
  • CPR certified
  • Lifeguard procedures
  • Swimming lessons
  • Patron support
  • Problem resolution
  • Communication
  • Team collaboration
  • Supervision
  • Organization
  • Inventory management
Experience
Lifeguard, 06/2017 to 08/2020
Ymca Of Greater ClevelandNorth Randall, OH,
  • Maintained strong proficiency in CPR, First Aid and Red Cross rescue techniques to provide optimal support to individuals in distress.
  • Kept equipment in good working order with frequent inspections and minor repairs.
  • Kept watch over swimmers to respond quickly to distress situations.
  • Updated logs detailing weather conditions, treatments provided and incident information to keep management informed of activities.
  • Led swimmer instructional lessons with participants of varying ages to share optimal swim techniques and build strength.
  • Monitored behaviors for safety violations and took steps to prevent further violations.
  • Maintained neat and clean pool area and clean water at all times.
  • Optimized customer service by resolving issues quickly and with courteous demeanor.
  • Alerted patrons to immediate storm conditions by directing them to exit water immediately.
Waitress, 08/2015 to 03/2020
Monarch Casino Black HawkBlack Hawk, CO,
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Arranged each place setting attractively, using clean, chip-free plates and utensils.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Greeted customers, assisted with questions and made recommendations concerning daily specials, wine selections and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
  • Communicated with event coordinators to verify appropriate and adequate accommodations for larger parties.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Increased sales of key menu items through effective upselling.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Attended to new customers quickly to inquire about drinks and start off dining experience with prompt beverage service.
  • Maximized beverage sales by suggesting appropriate food and drink pairings to suit unique customer preferences.
  • Prepared salads and appetizers and set up garnish stations to back up kitchen staff.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
Fry Cook, 08/2015 to 03/2020
Texas Roadhouse Holdings LlcBrownsville, TX,
  • Made adjustments to food items to accommodate guests with allergies or specific dietary concerns.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Adhered to food safety and HACCP regulations to prevent contamination of food.
  • Properly labeled and dated all food products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items such as steaks, burgers and sandwiches.
  • Tracked product inventory, noting items requiring reorder.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff to complete orders quickly.
  • Wiped down counters with sanitizing spray to avoid contamination and foodborne illnesses.
  • Restocked and rotated food products using first-in, first-out method.
  • Followed procedures to prevent cross-contamination of items for patrons with allergies and gluten intolerance
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Set up station according to standard operating procedures with ample backup product to complete shift.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Checked temperatures for food items during cooking, holding and serving.
  • Interacted effectively with wait staff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Operated all kitchen equipment safely to avoid injuries.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Collaborated with all team members to promote consistent workflows and deliver food orders on time.
  • Labeled, dated and filled pans with chopped vegetables and prepared foods prior to shift.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Handled waste management duties by properly and safely disposing of all trash at end of shift.
  • Regularly restocked all kitchen supplies and food items to properly prepare for food service.
  • Organized kitchen and walk-in freezer to enable all employees to easily find items.
  • Sanitized all cutting boards and surfaces at beginning of shift to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Monitored freshness and condition of prepared foods by checking expiration dates and heat lamp temperatures.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2019 to Tri-City United High School - Montgomery, MN
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Pediatric Nursing, Expected in 05/2023 to Winona State University - Winona, MN
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Tri-City United High School
  • Winona State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Lifeguard
  • Waitress
  • Fry Cook

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science

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