waitress resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

I am a hard worker who is loyal to the businesses I work with. I am flexible with my job titles and enjoy a challenge. I love working with small businesses in Livingston and learning how they function. One of the biggest things I've learned working in Montana is hospitality. Helping others and giving them a welcoming experience is my goal.

  • Highly Organized and Efficient
  • Good Time Management Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Good Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Customer Care
  • Art
  • Cashier
  • Customer service
  • Teacher
  • Time Management
  • Menu memorization
  • Seating assignment preparation
  • Special dietary requirements
  • Food safety understanding
  • Dish preparation
  • Table setting arrangements
  • Table Bussing
  • Menu knowledge
  • Price memorization
  • Safe food handling
  • Dining customer service
  • Tutoring
  • Reliable
  • People-oriented
  • Dependable
  • Flexible
Waitress, 08/2020 to 01/2021
Life Care Centers Of AmericaMcminnville, OR,
  • I worked in hospitality as a waitress.
  • My position was being front and back of house which means that I did almost everything except for cooking the food.
  • I left because I moved towns.
  • It was a temporary job, but I learned a lot, and it helped me ease into working with interpersonal relationships and communication skills.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to beautify table.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
Live-In Nanny, 07/2019 to 05/2020
Regal Cinemas CorporationFlushing, NY,
  • I worked as a full-time on-site nanny for ten months.
  • After I got out of high school, I went and lived as a nanny taking care of a five-year-old.
  • During this time away from Montana, it opened my eyes to working in a professional environment where I learned how to take care of others.
  • I stayed on through four months of quarantine to help the family I was working with getting through this hard time in everyone's lives.
  • This workspace encouraged me to look into other careers where I can help more people other than myself.
  • Cooked nutritious meals to promote healthy diet and nutrition.
  • Encouraged safe, positive behavior by redirecting children to take positive action.
  • Checked homework and assisted with schoolwork and studying to bolster academic aptitude.
  • Assisted children with homework and implemented school material in practical, everyday activity.
  • Built relationships with and encouraged social development within children by discussing school, friends and favorite activities.
  • Minimized TV and mobile device time by engaging children with games and physical books.
  • Sparked creativity and imagination by helping children discover new things each day.
  • Followed routines to foster stability and structure in children's lives while parents were away.
  • Cleaned and tidied living room and kitchen after activities to maintain safe, accessible area.
  • Provided safe and efficient transportation to and from activities and events.
  • Cut snack foods into bite-sized pieces before serving to young children and monitored closely during snack time to prevent choking.
  • Transported children to and from school, extra-curricular activities and play-dates.
  • Taught children safe behavior such as seeking adult assistance when crossing street and avoiding contact with unsafe objects.
  • Helped with bathing, dressing, teeth brushing and diapering to promote healthy personal hygiene and good oral health.
  • Assisted with clothing selection, dressing and shoe tying.
  • Monitored indoor and outdoor playtime by guiding activities while watching for dangers.
Movie Theater Employee, 08/2016 to 01/2020
Lutheran Immigration And Refugee ServiceWashington, DC,
  • I worked in customer service as a cashier and with concessions.
  • I worked with this business for so long it helped me learn how to have healthy relationships with the staff.
  • I was able to see what it meant to be behind-the-scenes of a small town business that contributes so much to a community.
  • Provided client service by distributing programs, answering patron's questions and selling tickets and merchandise.
  • Processed admission payments and provided tickets.
  • Helped patrons to assigned seats by giving directions and leading way with flashlight while lights were dimmed.
  • Complied with health and sanitation practices and procedures.
  • Directed guests to correct location by documented ticket seats and answered questions about facility amenities.
  • Provided knowledgeable service when answering questions and greeted all customers with friendly demeanor.
  • Responded to guest questions about current facility events and future offerings.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
Teaching Assistant, 07/2018 to 11/2018
InternshipsSleeping Giant Middle School At Marie StevensonCity, STATE,
  • In high school, I took an internship class that helped me connect with Mrs.
  • Stevenson, the art teacher at Sleeping Giant Middle School at the time.
  • I worked under Marie in an internship that had me working with kids, and it gave me a leadership role and helped me expand on my artwork.
  • Helped teachers with material generation, lesson plan development, class preparation, scheduling, exam distribution and student mentoring.
  • Retained interest and maximized receptive learning by educating students utilizing instructional techniques, including hands-on curriculum.
  • Distributed classroom materials and supplies such as pencils, paper and art materials.
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: , Expected in 2021 to Gallatin Community College - Bozeman, MT
Graduate: , Expected in 2019 to Park High School - Livingston, MT

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School Attended

  • Gallatin Community College
  • Park High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Waitress
  • Live-In Nanny
  • Movie Theater Employee
  • Teaching Assistant


  • Associate of Arts
  • Graduate

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