Busser Job Description

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Busser Job Description

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Busser Overview

A busser’s primary role is to help maintain restaurant operations by setting and clearing tables while maintaining a high level of cleanliness in the dining area. Bussers may provide support to both bar and wait staff by running food during meal service. In addition, bussers also provide customer service to guests by filling water glasses and coffee at the table, supplying new utensils as needed or requested, and providing answers to customer questions.

Busser Salary:


  • Bussers earn an average wage of $8.32 per hour.
  • Hourly Rate $6.43 – $11.20
  • Hourly Tips $0.25 – $7.89
  • Overtime $7.61 – $18.06

Busser Job Description Template


Job Title: Busser






[INSERT BUSINESS] is looking for a busser to join our team. Your job is to support our wait staff and help set up dining areas. Your responsibilities include serving plates, platters, glasses, and silverware, refilling beverages, and bussing tables. Overall you’ll ensure daily operations run smoothly and our guests have a pleasant dining experience. If you thrive in a fast-paced¬†working environment, we can’t wait to meet you.




Prepare dining areas prior to guests being seated

Set table’s with fresh linens, napkins, and table settings

Place silverware and condiments on tables

Serve water and bread to guests

Refill beverages and listen attentively to orders

Remove dirty utensils and replenish when necessary

Clean and reset tables when guests leave

Maintain health and safety regulations at all kitchen and dining areas




[INSERT YEARS] minimum experience as a busser

Excellent communication skills

Positive attitude

Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

Available to work shifts on weekends, evenings and holidays




You will be compensated by [INSERT COMPENSATION].




All of our full time employees receive [INSERT BENEFITS].


New Hire Bonus:


All new hires will receive a $100 bonus after staying [INSERT BONUS DURATION].

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