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Bar Manager

Date:  Jun 18, 2022

Breckenridge, CO, US

Company:  Breckenridge Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round (10-month)

If you’re hard working and feel exhilarated serving others, you’ll feel right at home in our authentic ski town and world-class mountain resort. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, we deliver an experience of a lifetime to every single guest that visits our mountain town. If you’re interested in moving mountains in your career, come work with us at Breckenridge where you’ll instantly feel at home.


Vail Resorts currently requires all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19*.



Job Specifications:

  • Housing: Not Available
  • Outlet: River Mountain Lodge
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Year Round 10-Month / Full Time 
  • The budgeted range starts at $43,000 - $49,450.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


Job Summary:

Come join our food and beverage leadership team as Bar Manager, responsible for maintaining/improving the quality of food, beverage and the meeting experience for our lodging and conference guests at River Mountain Lodge, located in the heart of downtown Breckenridge.  This position is a hands on bartending/manager position reporting directly to the Hospitality Director of Food and Beverage and is a member of the leadership team of Breckenridge Hospitality Food and Beverage. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively and professionally with property managers and hourly employees, conference services team, sales team and other lodging departments to deliver a guest experience that exceeds expectations.
  • Continually train and perform to service brand standards as defined by the company.
  • Responsible for guest satisfaction, upholding and improving upon standards, and financial performance of the food and beverage operation.
  • Operate facilities in the proper times to maximize sales and positive guest impact
  • Responsible for payroll execution to ensure front of house team members are paid accurately and timely.
  • Ordering and inventory control of food and beverage supplies as applicable.
  • Ensure facilities and employees have necessary tools and equipment to effectively do their jobs.
  • Ensure that operation fully supports initiatives with corporate strategic partners by giving outstanding representation to their product.
  • Maintain and continue to develop an amicable working relationship with the Mtn. Food and Dining team.
  • Separate and discipline front of house staff, following company procedures.  Post available jobs.  Define performance requirements and develop action plans for achievement of goals.  Hold monthly staff meetings and training for the proper techniques and etiquette. Monitor staff performance through coaching, counseling, and progressive discipline.  Define performance standards.
  • Product Management: effectively inventory, purchase, and manage all necessary resources to maintain and/or improve quality standards.  Hold self and team accountable to standards including TIPS alcohol procedures. Complete knowledge of F&B operations including bar service.  Accountable for daily operation, production and security of facility, equipment, and company assets.
  • Leadership Responsibility: lead by example.  Participate in a cohesive team encompassing all staff members. Daily supervision of all staff members. Verbally communicate, in a calm, positive demeanor, during the course of all functions with the team and guests.
  • Maintain, at all times, a professional and approachable demeanor with all internal and external guests.
  • Complete a timely and accurate monthly inventory on all alcohol items.
  • Be knowledgeable of and adhere to all applicable federal, state, local and corporate safety and health regulations/ standards.
  • Provide and maintain a safe work environment.
  • Ensure all F&B standards are upheld while providing an extraordinary experience on a daily basis for the guests and employees of our properties
  • Work as a member of the property leadership team and in a manner that prioritizes the success of the overall lodging property first and foremost.


Job Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 4 years Food and beverage experience.
  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience.
  • Colorado driver's license.
  • Experienced and comfortable with computers.
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English.
  • TIPS certification required within 30 days of employment.


  • Experience with Purchasing software & MS office suite.
  • BS Degree is preferred. A combination of practical experience and education will be considered as an alternate.


The budgeted range starts at $43,000 - $49,450.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 


Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Vail Resorts has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement as a condition of employment, effective Nov. 15, 2021. We will provide accommodations or exemptions where legally required based on the relevant state and federal laws and regulations in each of our locations.

Requisition ID 420805