Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo

Bartender

CA-AB-Fort McMurray
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-2110
# of Openings
10

Overview

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic bartender to provide an excellent guest drinking experience. Good bartenders will be able to create classic and innovative drinks exceeding customers’ needs and expectations. Prepare, mix and serve drinks and beverages correctly to either customers directly or through serving staff. Assessing bar customers’ needs and preferences and making recommendations.

 

Position Type: 10 Casual Positions Available

Pay Rate: 16.71/hour 

Anticipated Start Date: December 2017

Posting Period: Open Until Filled

 

The collective agreement can be viewed by visiting:

 

http://alberta.cupe.ca/files/2014/06/L1505rrcwoodbuffalo.pdf

Responsibilities

  • greet customers and present beverage menus
  • make recommendations and answer all related inquiries
  • check identification of customers to verify they are of legal drinking age
  • take orders from serving staff or directly from customers
  • record drink orders accurately into register system
  • prepare and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks in accordance with standard recipes
  • peel, slice and pit fruit for garnishing drinks.
  • mix and garnish cocktails according to standard specs
  • serve snacks to customers seated at the bar
  • upsell drink and snack items to customers
  • respond promptly to requests from customers in a polite and professional fashion
  • attempt to limit problems related to customers' excessive drinking by following established procedures
  • process transactions using the POS system
  • prepare checks for customers
  • process customer payments
  • arrange glasses and bottles into attractive and functional displays
  • ensure clean glasses, bar equipment and working areas
  • comply with all health, safety and hygiene standards and policies
  • balance the cash register at the start and maintain an accurate cash drawer throughout the night and be able to account for any and all discrepancies in the final drawer tally
  • monitor inventory 
  • order and restock bar inventory
  • food and beverage server duties as required
  • Complete other assigned responsibilities as required.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience working as a bartender
  • Certification as a mixologist from a reputable bartending school preferred
  • minimum age requirement of 21 years
  • working knowledge of standard drink recipes
  • working knowledge of spirits, wine and beer
  • understanding of classes of alcohol, different glasses, brand names and garnishments
  • working knowledge of bar equipment
  • knowledge and education in mixology an advantage
  • numeracy and cash-handling skills
  • able to work flexible schedules
  • able to work in a standing position for long periods
  • be able to reach and bend and frequently lift up to 30 pounds
  • Proserve Certification

 

Desirable Skills and Experience:

 

  • customer service orientation
  • communication skills
  • interpersonal skills
  • team member
  • high energy level
  • handle a fast-paced work environment
  • reliability
  • honesty and integrity

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