Lead Bartender

Date: Feb 22, 2024

City: Champion, PA, US

Company: Vail Resorts

 

Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first-time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.

With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.

Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).
 

Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons 
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program
     

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans

 

Job Summary:

The bartending staff is responsible for ensuring that all guests have the highest quality dining experience possible including light food preparation. All team members assist in maintaining a profitable department that is also environmentally responsible.

 

Job Specifications:

  • Expected Pay Range: $5.00 - $6.13 / hour + tips
    • If hired into a tipped position, guaranteed to make a minimum of $20 / hour inclusive of tips
  • Shift and Schedule Availability:  Full Time

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Exhibits strong menu, beverage, and wine knowledge.
  • Consistently follows the steps of the service cycle as outlined in the Brand Standards and ensures the timing and flow of service is correctly paced
  • Communicates all necessary and important information with the Food and Beverage team
  • Complete all assigned side work
  • Knowledgeable of fine wine and liquor
  • Adheres to all state liquor laws
  • Ensures that all state health regulations are being adhered to
  • Capable of multi-tasking and working at a fast but thorough pace
  • Adhere to all company standards, policies, and procedures
  • Handle all opening and closing duties required to properly operate any resort bar. Ensure that all stocking is done
  • Responsible for knowing table numbers in the bar and point seats for proper ringing in of orders
  • Consistently follow the steps of the service cycle as outlined in the brand standards
  • Attend daily pre-shift meetings to learn important daily information

 

 Job Requirements:

  • At least 21 years old
  • Able to lift and carry up to 35 pounds
  • Ability to be on ones feet for prolong periods
  • Proficiency in reading and communicating in English
  • Minimum of one year experience as a bartender, bartending experience in an upscale restaurant – preferred
  • Previous experience with a touch screen POS system
  • Current certification in a nationally recognized program concerning service of alcohol or able to be obtained upon being hired
  • Willing to work weekends, holidays, early mornings and or late evenings
  • Must have at least 2 years of cash handling experience
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch and be on your feet for up to 8 hours
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic are a must

 

The expected pay range is $20.00. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.

 

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  499519
Reference Date: 12/26/2023 
Job Code Function: Front of House 


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