| Chapter 6 Table of Contents | Next
Read the following six
job descriptions. What do they have in common?
1. Cashier: Received
cash from customers in payment for goods or services. Used a cash register.
Made change and issued receipts of transaction. Worked with an excellent
level of accuracy.
2. Food Service Worker:
Performed a variety of duties, such as cooking, operating the cash register
and cleaning. Prepared short order food items, such as hamburgers, fries
and sandwiches. Took the customers' orders and relayed them to the kitchen.
Worked successfully under pressure in a fast- paced environment.
3. Auto Detailer:
Cleaned the interior and exterior of cars, trucks and vans. Washed windows
and tires. Polished chrome and waxed the exterior. Vacuumed and cleaned
carpets and upholstery. Always worked with a lot of attention to detail.
4. Child Care: Observed
and monitored play activities in a medium-sized day care facility. Was
directly responsible for five four-year old children. Developed daily
activities such as reading circles, music time, and played games geared
toward helping the children develop their thinking skills. Prepared
and served meals. Maintained a creative, safe working environment.
5. Stock Clerk: Received,
stored and issued grocery store food and goods. Counted, sorted and
weighed in food and goods to verify receipt of items on invoices. Stored
goods in bins, or on shelves. Filled orders and displayed foods and
goods out in the store. Successfully worked with an excellent level
6. Telephone Solicitor:
Solicited orders for services and donations over the phone. Explained
services clearly and spoke pleasantly. Assisted in creating phone scripts.
Successfully obtained a high rate of donations.
Back to Top | Next