Bar Attendant Job Description

Bar Attendant Job Description

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Bar attendant provides members and guests with efficient food service by maintaining attractively merchandised display foods, clean tables, counters, dishes, chairs, floors and equipment, enough levels of inventory in storage rooms and refrigerators, proper temperatures in refrigerators and coolers (keeping walk-in coolers below 41° Fahrenheit), proper safety, sanitation and food handling standards.

Bar Attendant Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective bar attendant job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included bar attendant job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for the daily proper financial closing of the snack bar and cleaning duties
May assist in training other snack bar attendants
Stock and replenish private bar items, compute and relay guest charges accurately to Front Office
Keep an accurate par if food items such as beverages and snacks, non-food items like menu cards, napkins, straws, on cart and in storage areas
Check and stock the guest lobby coffee station
One of Australia`s largest range of Aperitifs
One of Sydney largest range of Rums
Unique barrel aged vermouths and rums using hypersonic and sous vide infusions
Only housemade Vermouth on tap in Australia
Clean, stock and maintain mini bar in guest bungalow and villas

Bar Attendant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Bar Attendant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: RSA, TABC, TIPS, AED, CPR, BC, NSW, WA

Education for Bar Attendant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the bar attendant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and University Degree in Education, General Education, Management, Communications, Hospitality, Tourism, Military, History, Visual and Performing Arts, Public Affairs

Skills for Bar Attendant

Desired skills for bar attendant include:

Product and services available in unit
Ability to determine signs of intoxication
Applicable liquor laws
Inventory control and theft prevention processes
Procedures and policies
Proper food preparation
Storage and sanitation requirements
Inventories and par
Guest acknowledgement
Monthly service standard

Desired experience for bar attendant includes:

Clean and maintain in-room private/mini-bars
Deliver private bar orders including any special needs or requests to the guest in-room, transport items to the guestroom in a timely manner
Assist with serving F&B orders to guest rooms or delivering guestroom amenities based upon request
Assist with set-up and maintenance of public space F&B stations
Occasionally deliver take-away orders upon guest request, inclusive of residential units
Previous bar & floor experience in a similar environment for a minimum of 5 years

Bar Attendant Examples


Bar Attendant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a bar attendant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for bar attendant
  • Charge guest through MICROS POS system for items purchased by guest
  • Maintains on average 80 mini bars per shift
  • Anticipate guests’ needs and provide service before being asked
  • Maintain a professional appearance and friendly attitude toward guests, other employees and management staff
  • Performs necessary tasks to service guests, taking and filling all food and drink orders and assisting in maintaining guests dining area in a clean and neat manner
  • Regular attendance in conformance with Hotel standards is essential to the successful performance of this position
  • Adhere to all store operating policies and procedures at all times
  • Advise customers on nutritional content of smoothies and pro shop items
  • Participate in creating a strong team sprit amongst co-workers
  • Greet all guests promptly in a friendly manner and be well versed in all activities of outlets and hotel
Qualifications for bar attendant
  • High School Education (some education required, diploma or GED preferred)
  • Bar attendant experience preferred
  • Previous experience at a food establishment preferred with point of sale knowledge
  • Position involves sitting, standing and/or movement throughout the day
  • Duties of maintaining inventory will involve stooping, bending, lifting, and grasping, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving objects weighing as much as 45 lbs
  • The Mini-Bar attendant is responsible for restocking Mini-Bars

Bar Attendant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a bar attendant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for bar attendant
  • Maintain a clean physical appearance ensuring that the bar is set to specification at all times to hotel and health standards
  • Delivery of beverages to guests and monitor guest’s drinks, anticipate needs
  • Responsible for all open checks and collecting method of payment
  • Producing drinks, completing orders of guests and other servers
  • Offer refills within one minute of drink being empty
  • Have extensive knowledge of spirits, beers, and wines offered at each bar
  • Some cooking, for example, frying wings/french fries, cooking burgers/hotdogs, building sandwiches/wraps
  • Accelerated promotion prospects
  • Support with NVQ training (where required)
  • Discounted stays for you and your family at any of our 60 Hotels & 6 Parks
Qualifications for bar attendant
  • The attendant is responsible for checking for expired product and stocking the storeroom
  • Candidates will rotate product and maintain mini-bars and equipment in accordance with Health Department standards in addition to department service standards
  • The Mini-Bar Attendant is also responsible for ice delivery, table bussing and guest hallway maintenance
  • Provides guest service according to the department standards
  • Candidates must be able to communicate in English fluently and in a professional manner
  • Requires a minimum of six months guest service experience

Bar Attendant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a bar attendant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for bar attendant
  • Cleans bar, surfaces, equipment, utensils and glassware hygienically
  • Able to mix and create cocktails/ beverages in a timely manner
  • Works closely with other Outlet employees in a supportive and flexible manner, focusing on the overall success of the hotel and the satisfaction of hotel guests
  • Assists in opening (including mise en place) setup and closing of the outlet and communicate the information necessary to ensure a smooth hand-over of shift
  • Ensures high standards of personal presentation and grooming following the standards of Hyatt
  • Serving alcohol
  • Making Cocktails
  • Till operating / cash handling
  • Providing a professional and friendly bar service to all guests and customers
  • Maintaining exceptional drink service standards
Qualifications for bar attendant
  • Prior food handling experience preferred
  • Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time for majority of shift
  • Must have ability to work flexible shifts including weekends and holidays
  • Must have good communication skills, outgoing, and be able initiate and engage in conversation with guests
  • Previous experience is preferred but not essential....we value your personality more!
  • Required- 6 months minimum prior customer service experience

Bar Attendant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of bar attendant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for bar attendant
  • Selling and upselling of wines, spirits and cocktails
  • Anticipating guest needs
  • Meeting and greeting guests into the Restaurant and Bar lounge
  • Making and serving all drinks for the Restaurant
  • Assisting the Food and Beverage team with running food service occasionally
  • Maintaining a clean and organized bar
  • Must maintain a clean and organized minibar storage room
  • Assist in any other job duties assigned by your manager
  • Working weekends and holidays is required for this position
  • Serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to passing clientele
Qualifications for bar attendant
  • Preferred- prior food service industry experience
  • Reaching, bending, squatting and grabbing
  • Able to lift and carry moderate to heavy amounts of weight
  • Enforcement and knowledge of local liquor laws
  • Adhere to all cash handling policies
  • Applicants will only be considered for the role if they available to work 7 days a week and be flexible with rostering

Bar Attendant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of bar attendant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for bar attendant
  • Keeping bar area clean and tidy
  • Communicate with Supervisor when special products are needed or having problems with food quality or presentation
  • Proper preparations techniques for station items as designated by Supervisor
  • Support Company’s philosophy and company culture
  • Maintain storage room and carts organized
  • Utilize portable POS system for accurate charges to guest's folio
  • Keep Private Bars clean at all times
  • Must respect Do Not Disturb light, and when lit a Private Bar card must be placed under the door
  • Replenish products with fresh items and make sure labels are facing guests, bottles are sealed and expiration dates are checked and items are placed it the right location
  • Print different reports for daily usage of operations
Qualifications for bar attendant
  • Banquet Server Experience preferred
  • Food & Beverage knowledge preferred
  • Serve drinks and snacks by way of both bar and table service
  • Welcome all customers in a friendly and courteous manner
  • Provide an exceptional level of customer care and service
  • Ensure that the bar, tables and chairs are kept clear and clean at all times

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