Barback Holiday Inn


Full-timeEstimated: $17,000 - $24,000 a year
The Barback is responsible for helping the bartender in the daily operation of the bar.

Qualification Standards

Education & Experience:
High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field required.
At least 1 year of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field.

Physical requirements:
Flexible and long hours sometimes required.
Very heavy work – Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 50 pounds of force frequently and/or 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Ability to stand during entire shift.

Mental Requirements:
Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
Must be able to multi task.
Must be able to show initiative in job performance, including anticipating what needs to be done before it becomes a necessity.
Must routinely meet deadlines.
Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
Must have the ability to assimilate complex information, data, etc., from disparate sources and consider, adjust or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need.
Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and guests.
Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data, and basic arithmetic functions.

Duties & Functions

Approach all encounters with guests and associates in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
Maintain regular attendance in compliance with standards, as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
Maintain a high standard of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working.
Comply at all times with standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
Associates must at all times be attentive, friendly, helpful and courteous to all guests, managers and fellow associates.
Ensure compliance of all policies and Code of Conduct as specified in the Associate Handbook.
Responsible for receiving all liquor, beer and wine from storeroom on a daily basis.
Maintain the cleanliness of the bar, refrigerators, and service areas of the bar in an organized manner.
Replenish all liquor, beer and wine as needed in the bar during the shift.
Be familiar with beverages, cocktails and hotel mixing portion control according to hotel standards.
Assist in opening and closing side-work as assigned.
Assist in ensuring the cleanliness and tidiness of the bar or lounge areas.
Assist with maintaining beverage cost.
Follow prescribed procedures in serving alcohol with care to avoid any challenges with intoxicated guests.
Retrieve all food items and kitchen and deliver to customers according to proper service standards.