Michael Bowden

  • Hovea WA

Summary

I want to obtain employment in hospitality or retail utilising my current skills and abilities.

Work History

Work History
2012 - 2013

Supervisor

IBIS Hotel

Perth Food and Beverage Attendant/Supervisor Supervising of staff and Functions take restaurant reservations set tables with clean linen or place mats, cutlery, crockery and glasses.  Welcome and seat customers and hand menus to them.  Promote local produce and attractions to visitors from interstate and overseas customers. Take orders and pass them to kitchen staff or bar attendants serve food and drinks.  Make up bills and present them to customers handle money or credit cards clear tables and return dishes and cutlery to kitchens

2011 - 2012

Pauls Café

Pauls Café
WFD Activity Food Preparation take customers orders and pass them to kitchen staff serve food and drinks make up bills and present them to customers handle money or credit cards clear tables and return dishes and cutlery to kitchens
2009 - 2011

Driver

Yirna Yaakin Ngoongah Theatre
Driver/Indigenous Tour Guide Drove Clients from the Kimberley to the Pilabarra region Visiting Various Aboriginal Communities
2008 - 2009

Programme Manager

Nooghah Radio
Programme Manager announce programs, music and entertainment items read commercials, both live and pre-recorded introduce live performances conduct interviews and host talkback programs host panel shows and live variety shows interview personalities at special events, or in studios for live or taped broadcasts introduce performers and host special events
2006 - 2008

Food and beverage Attendant

All Seasons Karratha

All Seasons Karratha Bar man serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks draw beer from the tap or pour from bottles mix ingredients to make cocktails and slice fruit to garnish drinks prepare and serve a variety of coffees refill drink and cigarette dispensers collect glasses from tables and place them in glass-washing machines wipe down tables and empty ashtrays collect payment, operate cash registers and give change arrange bottles and glasses on shelves clean bar service area and polish glasses assist in the cellar assist in stock control maintain workplace hygiene, occupational health and safety, and security procedures

Feb 2007 - Jun 2007

Hose Fitter

Total rubber
Hose Fitter made hoses to order for the Mining Industry Bottle shop attendant Celebrations Karratha Customer service Cash handling EFTPOS transaction Stock Rotation General Cleaning 2006 All Seasons Karratha Bar man serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks draw beer from the tap or pour from bottles mix ingredients to make cocktails and slice fruit to garnish drinks prepare and serve a variety of coffees refill drink and cigarette dispensers collect glasses from tables and place them in glass-washing machines wipe down tables and empty ashtrays collect payment, operate cash registers and give change arrange bottles and glasses on shelves clean bar service area and polish glasses assist in the cellar assist in stock control maintain workplace hygiene, occupational health and safety, and security procedures
2004 - 2006

Radio Announcer

Great Southern Broadcasters
Radio Announcer announce programs, music and entertainment items read commercials, both live and pre-recorded introduce live performances conduct interviews and host talkback programs host panel shows and live variety shows interview personalities at special events, or in studios for live or taped broadcasts introduce performers and host special events
2000 - 2001

Education Officer

Department of Education
Indigenous education officer Student Support

Education

Education
1993

Grade 12

Skills

Skills

Goal setting

Have a good ability of setting goals.  Not just short term for the current shift but also have career goals and life goals.  Ambitious in career goals more than willing to share that with managers and supervisors.

Management

Highly developed time management skills and can multitask on the go.  I'm a great motivator or peers and other staff.  Always willing to learn new skills and can never stop learning.  Have experience in supervision of staff while managing both staff and customers in functions.  Can think ahead and be able to anticipate what a customer needs.

Hospitality

Have a good understanding of hospitality industry and what customers are looking for.  Interact positively with peers, managers and customers.  Well developed understanding of taking orders, promotion of menu items, upselling and drinks appropriate for meal customers have ordered.  Experienced in cash handling and till operation.

Communication

Highly skilled in English language when communicating with people both face to face and email.  Always positive and have good understanding of company I work for.