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Barback

Date:  Sep 22, 2022
Location: 

Vail, CO, US

Company:  Vail Mountain
Shift Type:  Year Round

 

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. 

 

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, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 

 

Seasonal 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 

 

 

 

 

The Bartender is responsible for ensuring that all Resort guests have the highest quality beverage/bar experience possible while maintaining a profitable department that is environmentally responsible. He / She is required to follow the brand standards from the beginning of the service cycle through the entire process, and will exhibit strong beverage/wine knowledge, professional and gracious service while enhancing the guest experience through outstanding service skills.

This position is expected to handle all opening and/or closing duties required to properly operate any resort bar, service bar or banquet bar. Some of those duties include; making sure that all stocking is done, the back bar is displayed according to standards, wells are filled with ice and the bar/lounge area is clean and ready for service.

 

 An ideal candidate should be capable of multi-tasking and working at a fast, but thorough pace. He / She should be able to partner well with other bartenders, servers and bar backs to provide a "seamless experience" for guests. This individual is also responsible for various administrative tasks up to and including: maintaining par levels, submitting daily/weekly orders, and conducts daily/weekly inventory. Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Specifications: 

  • Housing: Currently Available
  • Outlet: The Hythe
  • Starting Wage: $20.00
    • If hired into a tipped position, guaranteed to make a minimum of $20 / hour inclusive of tips​​​​​​​
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full and Part Time
  • Skill Level: Intermediate 
  • Other Specifics: Tipped

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensures smooth, efficient and sanitary bar operations, as well as cash handling and providing change for the servers. 
  • Must be knowledgeable in the preparation of various alcoholic beverages including mixed drinks, wine, and beer.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the preparation of all food and alcohol menu items.
  • Must maintain stock levels throughout the day.
  • Learns the names and personally recognizes regulars and hotel guests.
  • Maintains bottles and glasses in an attractive and functional manner to support efficient drink preparation and promotion of beverages.
  • Clear and reset tables in bar area.
  • Maintain cleanliness in all areas of the bar including counters, sinks, utensils, shelves and storage areas.
  • Be available to fill in as needed as a server to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the restaurant manager or immediate supervisor.

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. -required  
  • Must have a friendly and courteous attitude towards guests - required.
  • Current TIPS certification for responsible service of alcohol. -required
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as a bartender in an upscale Food & Beverage hotel/resort. -preferred
  • Knows common drink recipes and is able to learn and apply all menu recipes within short time. -required
  • Must be able to effectively present detailed information both verbally and in written form to guests and fellow employees. -required
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex correspondence. -required 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English both written and verbal. -required
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds. -required
  • Experienced in all phases of Beverage operations. -preferred 
  • Point of Sales experience. –preferred

 

Benefits include: 

  • Free Ski passes for employees and dependents 

  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family 

  • Free ski lessons 

  • Discounted lodging, food, gear and mountain shuttles 

  • Discounted bike haul & golf 

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans (full-time positions) 

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 

  • Excellent training and professional development

 

 

The budgeted range starts at $20.00.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

 

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 476297


Nearest Major Market: Denver