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Barback - $9.54 per hour + Tips

Date:  Jun 24, 2022
Location: 

Vail, CO, US

Company:  Vail Mountain
Shift Type:  Year Round

Be a part of the resort where it all started. Imagine belonging to a team that delivers the life of luxury to its guests while infusing the mountain lifestyle in every experience. Are you someone that never settles for second best? Take your mountain exploration to the next level and join a passionate group of people who thrive on extraordinary customer service. Come help us deliver unparalleled adventures in a place that is unrivaled and unflinching. Join the team at Vail – a place that’s Like Nothing on Earth. www.vailresortscareers.com
 

 

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

 

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: $9.54 per hour + Tips
  • Effective October 2022 minimum wage will be increased to $20 per hour.
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time 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 $9.54 per hour + Tips.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.
 

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 (after eligible employees work 500 hours) 
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 


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.

Requisition ID 422307


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