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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Motivated Server with experience successfully serving customers in busy, fine dining restaurants. 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 Server bringing skills in order management, payment processing and upselling. Stay current on menu items and consistently offer targeted recommendations to meet individual customer needs. Knowledgeable about handling special dietary requirements and general food safety standards. Enthusiastic Camp Counselor with childhood education background and diverse sports knowledge. Supervised community-based children's sporting activities and promoted development of good sportsmanship and self-confidence. Excellent communications and relationship-building skills enabled achievement of desired goals.

  • Food and beverage pairings
  • Point of sale operation
  • Sales expertise
  • Beverage preparation
  • Child and adolescent mentoring
  • Fitness instruction
  • Camper support and assistance
  • Group supervision and management
  • Relationship building
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Activity Scheduling
  • Effective communication
  • Health and wellness
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Child Supervision
  • Activity Planning
Work History
05/2021 to Current Server Alcatraz Cruises | Atlanta, GA,
  • Checked identification for minimum age for sale of alcoholic beverages.
  • Replenished food items, paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Arranged and prepared tables for customers to provide guests with excellent experiences and foster repeat business.
  • Explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Cultivated warm relationships with regular customers.
  • Increased sales significantly by upselling higher-end products to customers.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items.
  • Checked guests' identification before serving alcoholic beverages.
  • Carried out complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
01/2015 to Current Nanny Bright Horizons Family Solutons | Racine, WI,
  • Organized extracurricular schedules for sports and classes and provided safe transportation to different events.
  • Established lasting, professional connections with families and children by encouraging open communication and delivering positive feedback.
  • Supported children in daily activities, including playing, meals and snacks, hygiene and socialization.
  • Regularly traveled with family to help with vacation activities and childcare.
  • Taught children everyday skills, including tying shoes, dressing, potty training, basic math and language.
  • Built positive and nurturing environments to support child social and emotional growth.
  • Engaged with children on age-appropriate level.
  • Met children at bus stop to walk home and assist with crossing street.
  • Facilitated relationships with children and parents by developing caring and structured home environments.
  • Balanced playtime and limited screen time to optimize types of stimulation and support development of fine motor, gross motor and cognitive skills.
  • Traveled with families to care for children, allowing parents to share private time while giving children fun adventures in diverse environments.
  • Bathed, dressed and helped with teeth brushing as part of bedtime preparation.
  • Organized different types of activities to enhance physical and intellectual development.
  • Prepared tasty, healthy meals for children to encourage good eating habits.
  • Played games, worked on puzzles, and read books to young children.
  • Drove children to various types of activities, including dance, baseball practices and play dates to maintain extracurricular routines.
  • Involved children in caring for household pets and chores.
  • Assisted children in dressing appropriately for day's activities.
  • Earned CPR certification to expand skills and gain better understanding of childcare field.
  • Coordinated field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos.
06/2018 to 08/2020 Sports Camp Counselor Richmond Volleyball Club | City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with other camp counselors to design fun and enriching learning activities for campers.
  • Delivered first aid for accidents and injuries in compliance with established procedures to promote campers' well-being and health.
  • Taught campers volleyball-focused skills such as passing and serving to increase campers' self-reliance and confidence.
  • Communicated with parents about campers' activities and reported concerns and suggestions to work on other volleyball things at home .
  • Supervised practices and contests, prioritizing safety at all times.
  • Conferred with assistant coaches to determine weaknesses in current team roster and develop recruitment plans.
  • Developed and implemented preventative programs to minimize injuries.
  • Provided emergency care, first aid and initial evaluations for any injury occurring on field, during practice or while exercising.
  • Planned medical coverage for away meets and tournaments.
  • Prescribed treatments such as rest, ice, compression and elevation.
  • Instructed athletes on appropriate stretches and at-home treatments for minor injuries.
Expected in 05/2023 Bachelor of Science | Psychology Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA GPA:
Expected in 06/2019 High School Diploma | Powhatan High School, Powhatan, VA GPA:

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School Attended
  • Randolph-Macon College
  • Powhatan High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Server
  • Nanny
  • Sports Camp Counselor
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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