yard laborer resume example with 2+ years of experience

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

Mechanically-inclined Laborer that successfully performs skilled and unskilled tasks under adverse climatic conditions. Collaborates with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency and maintain clean, organized working environment. Accomplishes hands-on duties with accuracy and efficiency to maintain safety and quality standards within yard. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Chemical Application
  • Ground Cover Installation
  • New Plant and Tree Introduction
  • Hedge Trimming
  • Lawn and Shrubbery Irrigation
  • Landscaping Design Review
  • Vehicle and Equipment Repair
  • Weeding and Grubbing
  • Trimming and Edging
  • Work Organization and Prioritization
  • Flower Bed Cleaning
  • Seed and Bulb Planting
  • Leaf Raking, Mulching and Composting
  • Problem Solving
  • Litter Removal
  • Lawn Aeration
  • Decorative Landscaping
  • Lawn Mowing
  • Tree Pruning and Removal
  • Decision Making
  • Pest Removal
  • Retaining Wall and Fence Installation
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Reliable and Dependable
  • Creative Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Analytical Thinking
Work History
06/2021 to 11/2022
Yard Laborer Calportland Portland, OR,
  • Performed manual labor, heavy lifting and shoveling to support plant clean-up and maintenance.
  • Picked up debris and secured job site to eliminate potential hazards and reduce injury.
  • Inspected plant and equipment daily to comply with health, safety and environmental regulations and company standards for cleanliness.
  • Operated motor vehicles and light trucks to load and unload supplies and equipment.
  • Assisted and engaged with workers operating machinery and equipment to facilitate production process.
  • Loaded, unloaded and moved material to and from storage and production areas.
  • Consistently lifted materials weighing as much as [Number] pounds.
08/2021 to 11/2021
Pizza Maker Mod Pizza Richmond, VA,
  • Operated pizza oven and other kitchen equipment safely to protect team members from harm and equipment from damage.
  • Monitored and maintained clean working areas and cooking surfaces.
  • Prepared raw materials for cooking by cutting vegetables and preparing dough.
  • Wiped down counters and food prep stations using bleach and clean cloths.
  • Used pizza cutter to slice pizzas according to size and customer specifications.
  • Cooked pizza, calzones, stromboli and pasta.
  • Coached new workers on store policies, pizza making and dough preparation.
  • Reduced ingredient waste when creating pizzas by following pan size, dough quantity requirements and topping measurements.
  • Shared information with customers about menu items, preparation methods and ingredients.
  • Completed training to learn additional techniques for making new and seasonal items.
  • Collaborated with manager immediately when serious equipment failures occurred to resolve quickly and avoid slow-downs.
  • Created specialty pizzas to diversify menu and promote restaurant.
  • Oversaw inventory and restocked ingredients following First-In First Out (FIFO) method to minimize spoilage.
  • Guided prepared items into oven precisely to prevent skin burns and cooked at specific temperatures and times.
  • Trained and assisted new kitchen staff members.
  • Wrapped up and stored unused food in appropriate containers and placed in refrigerator to avoid spoilage.
  • Used kitchen equipment safely and reduced risk of injuries and burns.
  • Restocked inventory and ingredient items to maintain optimal kitchen efficiency.
  • Maintained spotless and tidy dining area by throwing away food wrappers on tables, emptying trash receptacles and cleaning floors during slow periods.
  • Packaged, arranged and labeled ingredient stock, storing at established temperatures.
  • Communicated with management on food inventory stock to request order placement.
02/2019 to 01/2020
Service Crew Member Meritage Hospitality Group Inc Springfield, MA,
  • Kept all prep areas clean by sweeping, mopping and washing down counters.
  • Kept customers and crew areas organized.
  • Cooked, prepared and bagged food for customers.
  • Verified freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of new and expired items and rotating stock.
  • Assisted in dining room by removing soiled dishes during meal service and transporting to kitchen for washing.
  • Calculated totals, processed payments and issued receipts.
  • Operated cash registers and POS systems, handling over $[Amount] in cash daily.
  • Talked with customers about project specifications, budgets and timelines for top-notch customer service.
01/2019 to 09/2019
Service Champion Taco Bell Corsicana, TX,
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and took orders.
  • Input food and drink orders into system, documented special requests and processed payments.
  • Maintained counter areas in neat and clean fashion.
  • Kept accurate register and dropped excess cash into safe at regular intervals.
  • Established and maintained positive work environment to support high team morale.
  • Helped drive positive customer experience by building relationships, exhibiting empathy and providing solutions to needs.
  • Communicated with store leadership on employee performance and development needs.
  • Kept kitchen, counter and dining areas cleaned and sanitized.
  • Accurately operated cash register to process customer payments.
  • Kept drawer balanced by accurately processing cash, credit and debit payments.
  • Replenished condiments, beverages and supplies while maintaining cleanliness of service areas.
  • Replenished serving stations with fresh food and cleaned up spills.
  • Readied customers' take-out orders in secure bags with appropriate amounts of condiments, silverware and napkins.
  • Brewed coffee and tea and changed out drink station syrups.
  • Documented customer orders and conveyed special requests to kitchen staff.
Expected in 05/2022 to to
Associate of Arts:
Central Academy of Technology And Arts - Monroe, NC
Expected in 06/2019 to to
High School Diploma:
Central Academy of Technology And Arts - Monroe, NC

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School Attended

  • Central Academy of Technology And Arts
  • Central Academy of Technology And Arts

Job Titles Held:

  • Yard Laborer
  • Pizza Maker
  • Service Crew Member
  • Service Champion


  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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