Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop:

Welcome patrons, seat them at tables or in lounge, and help ensure quality of facilities and service.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $18,840.00
Average Time to Fill 42 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 21,311
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 22.66 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Customer Service
Resource Allocation
Attention to Detail
Oral Communication
Conflict Management
Following Directions
Written Communication
Information Gathering
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Time Management
Work Ethic
Critical Thinking
Technology and Tool Usage
Pride in Work

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

Assist patrons at entertainment events
Provide restaurant, food services, or lodging related customer service
Assist customers with seating arrangements
Provide customers with general information or assistance
Provide personal services
Accommodate guest requests and needs
Provide assistance or direction to customers
Resolve customer or public complaints or problems
Greet customers, guests, visitors, or passengers
Communicate with food or beverage customers to resolve complaints or ensure satisfaction
Bus tables in dining area
Take customer orders

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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
Product Sales
Supervisory Skills
Point of Sale System

Related Licensing Requirements

Occupational Riverboat Gambling License (18-0000000026)

In order to obtain a license to work in a riverboat casino, the candidate must: Be at least 18 years of age. Not have been convicted of a felony nor have been subject to disciplinary action that woul interfere with the ability to carry out professional duties. Demonstrate a level of skill of knowledge that the commission determines is necessary to perform the skills necessary for the occupation. Submit a full set of fingerprints. Pay all application and licensure fees.

- Indiana Gaming Commission (3172330046)

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