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Bartender, Tipped - Kirkwood Inn - Summer Seasonal - Kirkwood Mountain Resort

Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Kirkwood, CA, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Bartender Tipped – V1718


To provide friendly and energetic service of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to our guests while following all state laws and corporate guidelines regarding safe and responsible alcohol management. The successful candidate will assist in serving tables and taking food orders at the bar. Monitor liquor costs and minimize waste, provide consistent, excellent one on one guest service to our guests. This position may be asked to assist management with product ordering and inventory. Product knowledge and drink knowledge is paramount. Part-time and Full-time positions available.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible service of alcoholic beverages.
  • Knowledge of commonly ordered alcoholic beverages in addition to current beer and wine trends.
  • Maintain a clean and neat workplace and dining room area.
  • Daily cleaning and side work duties including stocking beer, wine, liquor and glassware
  • Communication of all necessary and important information with the restaurant manager and co-workers
  • Ability to work with all members of the restaurant staff to provide an experience of a lifetime for our guests


  • Educational Requirements: HS Diploma or GED
  • Ability to stay organized and maintains cleanliness while working in a fast paced environment.
  • Communication Requirements:  Ability to speak, read and communicate clearly in English.
  • Excellent guest service skills: Professionalism and strong guest service skills, attention to detail and timeliness.
  • Flexible schedule required during peak times throughout the year.
  • Cash handling experience
  • Ability to work in a loud environment
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, 6+ hours
  • Previous food and beverage experience
  • Previous bartending experience – Required
  • Adheres to all grooming and uniform standards

California Food Handlers Card – Required within 30 days of employment.  Cost & training for certification provided by Kirkwood Mountain Dining.


Kirkwood is for those that embrace the big mountain lifestyle and are as passionate about skiing and riding as they are about creating amazing experiences for our guests. Magical, raw, expansive and remote…Kirkwood is the stuff of legend. We’re famous for legendary snowfall, challenging inbounds terrain, backcountry guided tours and premier avalanche education programs. Those that come here come for an adventure unique to Kirkwood! Join our close-knit team working at one of the most stunning alpine resorts in the country.

No transportation? Don't want to make the drive? No problem! We have an employee shuttle that runs EVERYDAY from South Lake Tahoe to Kirkwood, free of cost! We encourage all employees who don't want to make the commute themselves to jump on the shuttle, sit back and relax, on their way to work!
If you would prefer to drive AND want to make some extra cash, you will definitely want to participate in our Employee Carpool Program! Make up to $25.00 a DAY just for driving your fellow employees to work!

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.

Requisition ID 166428

Nearest Major Market: California