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Busser Job Description

A Busser assists with various tasks to ensure smooth restaurant operation and exceptional dining experiences.

They support front-of-house staff by clearing and resetting tables, maintaining cleanliness in dining areas and helping Servers with delivering customers’ orders.

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Busser Job Overview

[Restaurant Name] is looking for a Busser to join our dedicated team at our [Location] establishment.

As a Busser, you will help ensure smooth operations by maintaining cleanliness and organization in the dining area. Your responsibilities will include clearing tables, resetting them for the next guests and assisting Servers to provide exceptional service.

If you have a strong work ethic and a passion for delivering outstanding customer service, [Restaurant Name] offers a great opportunity for you to gain valuable experience and polish your skills.

Salary: $23,000–$25,000/year + tips

Schedule: Full-time (40 hours per week)

Busser Duties & Responsibilities

  • Clear tables after guests’ departure
  • Wipe down and sanitize tables, chairs and condiment holders
  • Refill water glasses and assist with beverage service
  • Remove used dishware, utensils and napkins from tables to keep the dining area tidy
  • Assist Servers with promptly bringing orders to the right table
  • Communicate effectively with both front-of-house and back-of-house staff to coordinate table turnover
  • Assist with general cleaning tasks such as sweeping, mopping and taking out trash

Busser Experience Requirements & Skills

  • Previous experience in a similar entry-level restaurant role is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, prioritizing tasks as needed
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Physically fit to stand, walk and lift trays or bus tubs for extended periods
  • Positive attitude and willingness to provide exceptional customer service
  • Adaptability to handle changing priorities and customer needs during busy shifts
  • Openness to having a flexible schedule (including evenings, weekends and holidays)

Busser Education & Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Food handler certification is a plus

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