Busser in Columbia, MO at First Watch Restaurants

Date Posted: 5/4/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Columbia, MO
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
  • Restaurant
    First Watch - West Columbia

Job Description

  •  The primary responsibility of a Busser is to reset tables in a speedy professional and effective manner as customers leave the restaurant. 
  • Bussers are also responsible for the cleanliness of the entire restaurant and its perimeters, as well as supporting servers and service staff with refills and clearing tables
  • .Other duties will be expected as need arises. 
  • Major Responsibilities: 
  • Obtain service area assignments at the beginning of each shift 
  • Promptly greet customers as they are seated and assist in bring beverages to the table as requested by the server 
  •  Clear tables after customers leave in a quick and efficient manner 
  •  Takes tableware to dish room and place silverware, dishes, glassware, etc. in appropriate areas for washing 
  •  Between settings promptly clean table tops, chairs and booths. Check floor and clean as required. 
  •  Inspect assigned restroom every 15 minutes and clean as needed 
  •  Respond appropriately to customer requests. Communicate customer requests to server immediately 
  •  Communicate with server and hostess to assure efficient seating, table utilization and customer service 
  •  Assist server as needed with food delivery, especially with large parties and during peak periods 
  • Welcome customers as they arrive and thank customers as they are leaving – demonstrate good people skills 
  •  Show flexibility in terms of your schedule to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the cafe as directed by the café management 
  •  Maintain a high level of personal cleanliness 
  • Be a team player; help out fellow employees at every opportunity Requirements:  No previous restaurant experience required 
  •  Have working knowledge of the predominant language(s) of our customers 
  •  Punctuality and regular and reliable attendance 
  •  Honesty and Integrity 
  •  Must be at least 18 years of age 
  •  Must be able to effectively communicate with customers, management and coworkers 
  • Basic math skills – arithmetic – the ability to make change 
  •  Basic reading and writing skills • Multi-task oriented – ability to perform multiple job functions at one time 
  •  Follow workplace safety procedures Additional Requirements: 
  •  Walk and stand throughout the entire shift • Continuously reach, bend, lift, carry, stoop, and wipe 
  •  Regularly lift up to 50 lbs. 
  •  Frequently wash hands 
  •  Moderate exposure to extreme temperatures 
  • Must report to work in a neat, clean uniform and present a well-groomed, hygienic appearance  The Busser works with all levels of management and staff within the café. Additionally, positive professional contact with customers is required to provide an exceptional quest experience.


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