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Company: Hornblower Cruises & Events
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date Posted: July 21, 2015
Source: Hornblower Cruises & Events

Do you share Hornblower's passion for providing amazing experiences? If you’re an enthusiastic team player who thrives in an environment where communication, creativity and cooperation are encouraged, this may just be the opportunity for you. As we say at Hornblower, why work when you can cruise?

Use your bartending and people skills to add magic to Hornblower Cruise and Events public cruises and private events. The position requires extensive cocktail knowledge, a passion for customer service and pride in personal grooming and presentation of self to guests.

Position specific responsibilities:
•    Adhering to state and city alcohol laws, and Hornblower’s service standards, prepare beverages, cocktails and wine orders
•    Maintain a clean and well-stocked bar
•    Convey broad cocktail knowledge and mix complex drinks consistently
•    Collect money, accurately make change and accurately input into POS
•    Serve guests and fill server orders quickly and courteously
•    Check IDs in accordance with beverage guidelines
•    Diplomatically handle difficult customer service situations while maintaining Hornblower standards and following applicable liquor laws
•    Days, evenings and weekend shifts available

Desired background:
•    Broad knowledge of cocktail preparation and awareness of beverage trends
•    At least two years bartending experience in a fast paced environment
•    Ability to reach, bend, stoop, stand for up to eight hours, and lift and move up to 50 pounds; ability to go up and down narrow stairs
•    Food Handler Certification required; TIPS certification desirable
•    Ability to stay calm and composed in a fast-paced environment
•    Willingness to be a team player, handling bar duties and assisting with vessel preparation and closure

Pre-employment background check and pre-employment and random drug testing required in accordance with Coast Guard regulations.

Hornblower Cruises & Events has been the leading yacht and public dining cruise company in the United States for more than 32 years. The San Francisco-based organization operates more than 60 vessels in northern California (San Francisco, Berkeley and Sacramento) and southern California (San Diego, Newport Beach, Long Beach and Marina del Rey), and the company also launched Hornblower New York in 2012. In addition, Hornblower operates two ferry service concessions for the National Park Service: Alcatraz Cruises provides transportation to Alcatraz Island, and Statue Cruises provides transportation to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. In 2014, the company opened boat tour service in the Niagara Falls Gorge in Niagara Falls, Canada. Hornblower treats guests to a broad range of dining, entertainment and sightseeing cruises aboard U.S. Coast Guard and Transport Canada certified yachts.

Hornblower Cruises & Events is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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