JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title:  Bartender                                          Location:       Fort Lauderdale 

Department: Dune                                                  Status:            Hourly

Reports To: Restaurant GM                                     Date:              September 5, 2018

Dunes Bartender

SUMMARY
The Dune's bartender is responsible for delivering memorable drinking and dining experiences at the bar and via the quality of beverages delivered to servers in the restaurant. You enthusiastically solicit food and beverage orders, record orders in the POS system, and prepare drink orders for the bar and restaurant in a timely manner.  Special expertise in prioritization and delivering distinctive, unique experiences and products to guests at the bar are hallmarks of a Dune's bartender. Bartenders also maintain stock, supplies, and cleanliness of bar and equipment and assist in the control of beverage and operating supply costs. You protect restaurant assets by discreetly managing when / who not to serve.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  1. Communicate effectively in English with co-workers and management to their understanding
  2. Greeting and acknowledging all guests within 1 minute of approaching and / or sitting at the bar
  3. Passionate desire to connect with guests and live the Dune brand
  4. Comprehensive knowledge of wine, beer, liquor, non-alcoholic and cocktail recipes and ingredients
  5. Comprehensive knowledge of Dunes menus, ingredients and culinary philosophies. Eager to create pairing beverage options with menu items
  6. Punctuality.  Demonstrates  regular and reliable attendance
  7. Maintain complete knowledge of and compliance to state liquor regulations, particularly those prohibiting service to minors, intoxicated persons, and drunk driving. Request proof of age from guests when legal age is questioned (anyone appearing under the age of 30 should be asked for identification)
  8. Keep work area clean and organized maintaining health safety procedures for guests
  9. Maintain complete knowledge of table/seat/station numbers, room capacity, hours of operation, proper table set-up and dress code
  10. Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment, and use equipment only as intended
  11. Effectively manage internal and external customers, some of whom may require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy
  12. Bid farewell to all guests with an invitation to return
  13. Perform all opening, closing and side duties as assigned
  14. Secure bar areas according to procedure and return keys to their assigned location
QUALIFICATIONS
Required
  1. Minimum of 21 years of age to serve alcoholic beverages
  2. Two (2) years’ experience as a bartender
  3. TIPS training or equivalent

Desirable
  1. Basic computer skills, general knowledge of POS systems
  2. Ability to manage and be accountable for cash and cash transactions

SKILLS
Required
  1. Ability to perform assigned duties with attention to detail, speed, accuracy, follow-through, courtesy, cooperativeness and work with a minimum of supervision
  2. Ability to be well organized, maintain concentration, and think clearly while providing service to many guests at any given time
  3. Ability to accurately compute and manipulate mathematical calculation
  4. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  5. Work well under pressure and able to handle multiple tasks at once
  6. Work well with co-workers and the public. A direct team relationship with barbacks is essential

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Required
  1. Ability to work both indoors and outdoors, sometimes experiencing extreme fluctuations in temperature
  2. Endure various physical movements throughout the work areas, such as reaching, bending and stooping.
  3. Ability to stand and/or walk continuously throughout the shift to perform essential job functions
  4. Sufficient manual dexterity to be able to grasp, load, and carry tools
  5. Ability to endure repetitive motions for extended periods of time
  6. Ability to maintain good coordination while serving orders quickly
  7. Ability to grasp, bend, and stoop; push or pull heavy loads weighing up to 50 lbs; and, lift and/or carry or otherwise move received packages, bottles and boxes

NOTE:  A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and requirements are essential job functions.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the associate occupying this position.  Associates will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

Department: Food & Beverage
This is a hourly positions position

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