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Bartender

SUMMARY
The Bartender mixes and serves alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks to patrons. The bartender must be friendly, outgoing and possess good communication skills. They must always follow proper drink recipes and should be organized, able to think and act quickly and effectively while retaining self-composure. They will display integrity and honesty in all aspects of their employment and be knowledgeable with regard to all laws pertaining to the consumption of alcohol.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
o Maintain a friendly and courteous attitude
o Maintains a clean an professional appearance;
o Solely responsible for bank checked out from cash cage;
o Properly enables the Ticket-to-Drink procedure;
o Takes and serves orders from guests or Cocktail Server;
o Prepares drinks by mixing ingredients such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters to prepare cocktails and other drinks and properly garnishes the drinks;
o Accepts and processing payments for drinks served;
o Stocks liquors, beer, wine, soda, juices, etc. and supplies;
o Responsible for the cleanliness and appearance of the bar area. Arranges bottles and glasses to make attractive display. Wipes down entree bar and surrounding areas and changes ash trays for patrons;
o Slices and pits fruit for garnishing drinks
o Ensures all neon lights and TV's are on and TV's are set to the appropriate channel at all times;
o Maintains communications with supervisor and department manager;
o Implements "cut-off" procedures when warranted;
o Completes daily side work sheet
o Other duties may be assigned.
Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or
Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED). 3-4 years prior bar tending experience in high production facility and/or 3 years prior restaurant or drinking establishment bar tending experience preferred. Prior bar tending classes or training school is desirable. Knowledge of "host liquor laws" and state drinking age requirements is necessary. Must be able to read recipes or other preparatory information. Willing to train such individuals who are highly motivated to succeed in bar tending.
LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Must be able to calculate required quantities, liquid or dry measures.
REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
A current Health Card must be obtained within fourteen (14) days as well as a Tips Card and Class 12 Mixology card within sixty (60) days of employment if deemed necessary for your position.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud from gaming machines and music.

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