Food Servers, Nonrestaurant:

Serve food to individuals outside of a restaurant environment, such as in hotel rooms, hospital rooms, residential care facilities, or cars.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $21,550.00
Average Time to Fill 37 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 10,063
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 11.02 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Customer Service
Attention to Detail
Resource Allocation
Work Ethic
Following Directions
Information Gathering
Conflict Management
Oral Communication
Written Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Prepare appetizers, salads, or cold dishes
Cook food for customers or patients
Place food on dishes or trays or in takeout bags
Prepare beverages for clients or customers
Distribute food to wait staff to serve customers
Stock serving stations or dining areas with food or supplies

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

Provide restaurant, food services, or lodging related customer service
Accommodate requests of passengers
Assist customers with seating arrangements
Serve food or beverages
Bus tables in dining area
Sell perishable items such as food, beverages, or tobacco

Performing General Physical Activities

Wash dishes, glassware, silverware, or utensils
Polish silverware or utensils
Change used linens
Move equipment, supplies or food to required locations
Clean restaurant, food services, or lodging related rooms, floors, or facilities

Performing Administrative Activities

Deliver items such as mail, messages, records, or files
Deliver food
Process customer bills or payments
Prepare bill for food service

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Manage program or project budgets
Purchase food or beverages
Replenish supplies of food, tableware or linen

Getting Information

Review food services related work orders
Review information from formulas or processing charts
Gather information about how to prepare food

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Food Service Experience
Product Availability
Point of Sale System
Store Management
Staff Management
Order Correction

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