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Combined Food Preparation & Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Also called: Deli Clerk (Delicatessen Clerk), Dietary Aide, Food Service Worker, Prep Cook (Preparation Cook)

Where in the Navy? In the Navy: Culinary Specialist

What they do:
Perform duties which combine preparing and serving food and nonalcoholic beverages.
On the job, you would:
  • Communicate with customers regarding orders, comments, and complaints.
  • Accept payment from customers, and make change as necessary.
  • Request and record customer orders, and compute bills using cash registers, multi counting machines, or pencil and paper.

Knowledge

Business
  • customer service
  • sales and marketing
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • food production
  • manufacture and distribution of products
Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills

Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
Social
  • looking for ways to help people
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions

Abilities

Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
Attention
  • do two or more things at the same time

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Self Control
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Initiative

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Point of sale POS software
  • Intuit QuickBooks Point of Sale
  • NCR Advanced Checkout Solution
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office

Education

Education: (rated 1 of 5)
no high school diploma/GED or
high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$19,440
per year, on average
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