Snapshot

Waiters serve food and beverages in hotels, restaurants, clubs and dining establishments.


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Waiters
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
121,300
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$650
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Above average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
High
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • setting and arranging tables greeting customers and presenting them with menus and beverage lists
  • taking orders and relaying them to kitchen and bar staff
  • serving food and beverages
  • opening bottles and pouring beverages
  • clearing tables and returning dishes and cutlery to kitchen
  • removing empty bottles and used glasses from tables, and refilling and replacing glasses
  • collecting payments for sales and operating point of sales machines and cash registers
  • may recommend wines to complement food

Job Titles

  • Waiter

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Hospitality
  • Cert III in Hospitality

Other Careers In This Industry

Job Vacancies

  • Fri 27 Mar , 2020
  • Bakery Hill, Victoria
  • Bar Supervisor (Full Time)

  • Punters Bar, The Frontier hotel
  • Bar Supervisor (Full Time) The Frontier Hotel is seeking to recruit an experienced Bar Supervisor. The Hotel is multi-faceted and includes a Sports Bar, Bottle Shop, TAB, Restaurant, Gaming Lounge and two Function rooms and Live Music. If you’re a hospitality star and love providing great service with a smile in an environment where great customer experience is paramount and have the skills listed below then please apply. 1) Opening and closing Bar procedures including all cash reconciliation. 2) Restaurant and function service with sound food and wine knowledge. 3) Tab procedures including legislation and dispute resolution and month end data entry 4) Bottle shop service, receiving of large deliveries, stocktaking , rotation and presentation of varying displays, daily reconciliation. 5) Gaming payouts, hopper fills and a sound knowledge of NT gaming legislation. 6) Cellar reticulation, line cleaning and maintenance. 7) Experience with keno procedures including legislation and stock control and cash reconciliation. Applicants must have the following to be considered Current NT Gaming Managers License, RSA, RSG and TAB trained. Advantageous, Food Handlers Cert, Forklift License.
  • Hospitality & TourismHotel and Motel Managers
  • Mon 16 Mar , 2020
  • $50,001 - $60,000
  • Darwin City, Northern Territory
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