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Wait staff sample resume

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Janet Worthy

2 Dorm St
Sydney NSW 2000
Mob. 0400 000 000

Career Objective

I am a current media student who is highly motivated and has excellent communication and interpersonal skills. I have over two years’ experience as a waitress, having worked at a café previously, and I am now seeking a similar position that I can work around my media studies.


Diploma of Creative Arts (Film and Television)
JMC Academy (SEEK Learning)
Expected completion: 2014

High School Certificate
Yeebank High School
Graduated: 2012

Employment History

July 2010 – December 2012
Waitress, Yeebank Cafe
Yeebank, NSW


  • Responsible for seating customers and explaining the specials of the day
  • Took orders and processed payments
  • Served food and beverages as well as cleared tables
  • Answered the phone


  • Received consistently positive feedback on the quality of my customer service and gained the highest rate of tips of any waitress at Yeebank Café
  • Developed the ability to work calmly and accurately in a fast-paced service environment

Technical Skills

  • Cash handling and register skills
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, film editing programs)


Available on request.

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