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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • resumesample@example.com
  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
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  • single:
Summary

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.

Skills
  • Point of Sale (POS) system operations
  • Safe food handling
  • Menu memorization
  • High-volume dining
  • Service prioritization
Experience
Waitress, 08/2020 to Current
Aramark Corp. La Crosse, WI,
  • Communicated with event coordinators to verify appropriate and adequate accommodations for larger parties.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to beautify table.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • 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.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
Babysitter, 05/2020 to 08/2020
Breckenridge Grand Vacations Breckenridge, CO,
  • Helped prepare meals, snacks and refreshments for children, accounting for individual dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Engaged with children, providing nurturing, safe environments to promote emotional, social and intellectual growth.
  • Minimized TV and mobile device time by engaging children with games and physical books.
  • Assisted younger children with learning how to accomplish small, age-appropriate jobs.
  • Prepared healthy and nutritious snacks and meals according to individual needs.
  • Monitored playtime to prevent overuse of technology, television or other detrimental influences.
  • Improved group and individual behavior by employing positive management strategies.
  • Cleaned and tidied living room and kitchen after activities to maintain safe, accessible area.
  • Built relationships with and encouraged social development within children by discussing school, friends and favorite activities.
  • Organized and planned age-appropriate lessons involving reading, crafts, music and movement.
  • Helped older kids complete homework, school projects and chores.
  • Accompanied children on outings to approved locations as well as after-school activities.
  • Discussed household rules, children's progress and routines with parents to foster stable and structured environment.
  • Enforced rules to teach manners and maintain safe environment.
  • Balanced schedules to provide optimal rest, play and educational periods.
  • Read variety of books to children to promote language development skills.
  • Kept parents' contact information, emergency services phone number and child’s health history on hand in case of emergency situations.
  • Checked homework and assisted with schoolwork and studying to bolster academic aptitude.
  • Secured indoor and outdoor premises to protect children under care.
  • Helped children complete homework and special assignments daily to support academic performance.
  • Cooked nutritious meals to promote healthy diet and nutrition.
  • Monitored indoor and outdoor playtime by guiding activities while watching for dangers.
  • Developed lasting, professional relationships with families by encouraging open communication and delivering positive feedback.
  • Helped with bathing, dressing, teeth brushing and diapering to promote healthy personal hygiene and good oral health.
  • Cut snack foods into bite-sized pieces before serving to young children and monitored closely during snack time to prevent choking.
  • Calculated amount owed for services and collected payment from parents.
  • Provided safe and efficient transportation to and from activities and events.
  • Planned excursions to enhance physical abilities and expose children to stimulating, educational activities.
Waitress, 05/2017 to 08/2020
Aramark Corp. Libertyville, IL,
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Camp Counselor, 12/2015 to 12/2019
Des Plaines Park District Des Plaines, IL,
  • Enforced discipline and policies to protect safety of recreational activity participants.
  • Coordinated and arranged decorations, equipment and food service to facilitate various entertaining activities.
  • Observed participants for signs of physical distress and stopped activity to administer care.
  • Explained principles, techniques and safety requirements to activity participants to prevent injury.
  • Checked on campers struggling with various social and recreational skills to maintain camper and parent satisfaction.
  • Cultivated effective relationships with campers, parents and other camp counselors by utilizing active listening and dynamic interpersonal skills.
  • Developed camp emergency procedures and shared with other counselors in preparation for serious event or injury.
  • Coordinated daily schedule of activities to assigned campers and managed transitions to ensure timely arrival.
  • Gathered, prepared, operated and maintained all equipment and supplies necessary for planned activities.
  • Created and led safety training workshops for employees.
  • Promoted fun, safe and inclusive environment by monitoring activity of campers to identify and address behavioral issues.
  • Remained cognizant of camper dietary restrictions and allergies, confirming proper snacks and meals were distributed to each camper.
  • Established, identified and assessed event goals and intended outcomes.
  • Helped participants enjoy activities while ensuring adherence to protocol.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2019
to
North Pocono High School - Covington Township, PA
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in
to
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA
GPA:
  • I currently have a 3.85 GPA
  • I am in the process of transferring into Pennstate Worthingtons' Nursing program.

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • North Pocono High School
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Job Titles Held:
  • Waitress
  • Babysitter
  • Waitress
  • Camp Counselor
Degrees
  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science

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