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Occupational Report for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers (35-9011) in the Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook region
Occupational Description

Facilitate food service. Clean tables, remove dirty dishes, replace soiled table linens; set tables; replenish supply of clean linens, silverware, glassware, and dishes; supply service bar with food; and serve items such as water, condiments, and coffee to patrons.

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Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
Employment Outlook for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was somewhat larger than the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be much higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at about the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist.

Regional Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was much larger than the regional average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be much higher than the regional average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at about the regional average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.
Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers There are 6 current openings for this occupation in the Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook region. Openings 1 through 6 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Breakfast Attendant 7/7/14 Tillamook $9.10/hr
Busser 7/2/14 Seaside $9.10/hr
Part-Time Kitchen Helper 5/29/14 Scappoose
Continental Breakfast Attendant 5/27/14 Tillamook $9.10/hr
Restaurant Busser 5/20/14 Tolovana Park DOE
Busser 5/14/14 Pacific City $9.10/hr
Job Openings from the Web for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 2 current openings for this occupation in the Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook region. Openings 1 through 2 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Assistant Waiter - Norwegian Cruise Line America 7/22/14 Astoria Norwegian Cruise Line Pride of America
Busser 5/28/14 Pacific City
State of Oregon License Information for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
License License Authority Web Site
Foodhandler Certification Oregon Health Authority - Public Health Division
Wages for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
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Oregon Statewide $9.17 $9.24 $9.37 $9.60 $11.65 $10.03 $20,857
Data Sources and Limitations
Regional Employment Projections for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 4,049 4,766 717 17.7% 72 178 250
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 200 229 29 14.5% 3 9 12

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 200
Total All Industries Private 194
Accommodation and Food Services Private 182
Food Services and Drinking Places Private 176
Restaurants and Other Eating Places Private 165
Educational Requirements for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers There are typically no educational requirements for this occupation. Those with a high school diploma or equivalent have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, short-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
  • Ability To Work In A Fast Paced Environment
  • Apply Food Handling Rules
  • Apply Health And Sanitation Standards
  • Clean Or Prepare Tables In Eating Establishments
  • Clean Work Areas
  • Interpret And Apply Health Regulations In Lodging And Food Service
  • Maintain Janitorial Cleaning Equipment
  • Operate Industrial Dishwasher
  • Provide Customer Service
  • Replenish Supplies On Tables, Counters, Or Buffet Tables
  • Sanitize Surfaces
  • Set Up And Operate Carbonated Beverage Machines
  • Stock, Organize And Clean Shelves
  • Work As A Team Member
Schools and Training Providers for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers No programs of training are associated with this occupation.
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers No Career Pathway links were found for this occupation.
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Dishwashers 65%
Food Preparation And Serving Related Workers, All Other 40%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 38%
Waiters And Waitresses 30%