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Barback

POSITION SUMMARY

We are looking for an observant, efficient Barback who can work with other staff members to ensure that our customers receive prompt, seamless service. The Barback will assist in cleaning the bar, preparing garnishes, ensuring the bar is well stocked with napkins, straws, glassware, garnishes, and all other necessities, and taking on other duties to support the Bartender and ensure that the bar operates smoothly. You should be knowledgeable about menu items, attentive, and focused on providing the best possible service in a fast-paced environment. To be a successful Barback, you should be passionate about working as part of a team to deliver excellent drinks and service to customers. You should be efficient, reliable, and perceptive with excellent communication and time management skills.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & FUNCTIONS

  • Assisting with duties such as restocking the bar with garnishes, straws, and napkins, ensuring that Bartenders have clean towels, glassware, etc.
  • Ensure the bar is well-stocked with ice, liquor, wine, and beer.
  • Check taps and appliances to confirm that they are working properly, make minor repairs, or changing out kegs, if needed.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the bar by wiping down surfaces, sweeping and mopping, removing soiled glassware, scrubbing coolers and storage areas, and emptying trash receptacles.
  • Stay up to date with our menu items, beer offerings, and memorize cocktail recipes.
  • Take orders, prepare drinks, bus tables, open tabs, and process payments, especially during peak hours.
  • Communicate with customers, answer questions, manage complaints.
  • Maintain inventory records and report levels of usage to assist in the reordering process and ensure that delivered items are stored properly.
  • Wash and sterilize glassware and maintain bottles and glasses in an attractive and functional manner to support efficient drink preparation and promotion of beverages.
  • Report all equipment problems and bar maintenance issues to the MOD.

 

DESIRED CAPABILITIES/CHARACTERISTICS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of menu items, including beers, wines, cocktails, and liquors.
  • Basic math and computer skills.
  • Strong problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills, ability to handle tense situations with coworkers and customers calmly and rationally.
  • Observant and detail-oriented.

 

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Reports directly to Bar Manager and Food & Beverage General Manager.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Requires moderate physical efforts. Standing, carrying, bending, stretching, stooping, pulling, and pushing, lifting of weights up to 30 pounds.

 

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS

  • May be required to work additional hours as dictated by workload and staffing.
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

 

AT LA TROPICAL, WE OFFER

  • A work environment where inclusiveness rules and you can come as you are 
  • A competitive total compensation package including strong benefits 
  • Great development and Career opportunities 

 

OUR COMMITMENT TO SAFETY

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our staff, customers, and community, Cerveceria La Tropical requires all current employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or to have secured an approved accommodation for a medical or religious reason (if available) from our Human Resources Department as a condition of employment. If offered a position

 

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE

Cerveceria La Tropical is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

 

Regardless of your race, creed, nation of origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, veteran status, marital status, or age, you are welcome in our Familia!


Nearest Major Market: Miami

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