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As a bartender, you must be friendly, outgoing and possess good communication skills. A guest’s dinner and/or bar experience should be equally enjoyable and you play a major role in the overall picture. Remember, consistency is a key element in a positive experience. We achieve this by always following recipes. Your individual personality should shine through – use it to your advantage. You should be organized, able to think and act quickly and effectively while retaining self-composure. Be guest sensitive and possess a sense of timing. Take pride in personal appearance and show dedication to your job. Display integrity and honesty in all aspects of your employment.
Major Responsibilities: Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Must be able to pass Responsible Service of Alcohol Test with a score of 90% or better.
Welcome each guests personally within 30 seconds.
Communicate with guests using clear and enthusiastic words, tone and body language at all times. Make guests feel appreciated through your actions.
Work as a team with all ABC Company’s personnel in order to maintain an effective atmosphere and an efficient food and beverage service.
Work with others to keep all areas cleaned and stocked to ABC Company’s standards at all times.
Mix, garnish and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for patrons of bar and dining room following standard recipes.
Ring drink orders into computer immediately, collect money from guests for drinks served and make change.
Arrange bottles and glasses to maintain an attractive display in agreement with ABC Company’s standards.
Wash and sterilize stemware.
Be attentive! Offer your assistance before the guests has to ask for it.
Count drinks Guests are served.
Place current bar tabs in front of Guests with each order.
Anticipate Guest’s needs. Follow the half-full rule when offering another drink. Be alert of Guest signals (raising a hand, looking directly at you, etc.), and acknowledge Guest so they know you will be right with them.
Learn your guests’ names, occupations, and favorite drinks. This will make ABC Company a special place for them.
Responsible service of alcohol. Should a guest reach the state you do not feel they should drive, we will supply a taxi. Do not hesitate to ask for management intervention if necessary.
Other duties as directed.
Essential Physical Requirements:
Walks and stands during entire shift.
Continuously reach, bend, lift, carry, stoop and wipe.
Remain stationary for long periods of time.
Frequent washing of hands.
Be Able to lift up to 35 lbs.
Hazards may include, but are not limited to, slipping and tripping.
You must be of legal age to serve liquor according to state law.
Knowledge and Skills:
Special Skills or knowledge necessary for this position.
Basic mathematical skills, ability to handle money and give correct change.
Basic reading skills.
Basic computer skills.
Basic knowledge of beer, wine and spirits, and be familiar with standard drink recipes.
Excellent communication skills.
Knowledge of ABC Company’s food & beverage specifications
Knowledge of workplace safety procedures
Must meet USCG physical examination requirements.
Must submit to pre-employment drug testing and will then be subject to random screenings as per the US Coast Guard.
Licenses certification, or registrations required for the position.
State applicable health and/or alcohol compliance card