Full Job Description
This position is located in Las Vegas, NV
The primary responsibility of the Bartender Model is to provide excellent service to all guests who approach the bar, prepare and pour drinks, and keep the bar area cleaned and stocked at all times as required by SAHARA policies and procedures.
JOB FOCUS:Focus is on, but not limited to the following:
Prepares ordered drinks with proper portions and ingredients such as wine, mixed drinks, specialty cocktails, shots and related bar service to guests at assigned stations.
Expedites drink orders for each guest quickly and accurately. Serves refills upon request as well as follows up for additional beverage requirements.
Possesses a keen sense of timing and is capable of discreetly speeding up or slowing down his/her station as necessary.
The Bartender Model participates in in-house modeling programs, special casino events, Banquet Service functions, and performs model/presenter tasks at SAHARA events and may participate in print advertising.
Mixes drinks according to prescribed recipes; keeps station stocked with all liquor, glasses and accessories necessary; accounts for all beginning cash register bank, all cash, complimentary drinks and charge receipts.
Resourceful with beverages, fruit and supplies in order to maintain low beverage costs.
Must have knowledge of beverages, glassware, and garnishes.
Must possess the ability to initiate and maintain a relaxed and upbeat demeanor in a fast-paced environment with loud music and constant distractions.
Actively markets the venue through available social media outlets , as per the Company's Marketing Requirement Plan.
Collects customer information for the venue database while constantly striving to increase the size of your personal clientele .
Exhibits and executes a complete knowledge of the venue’s sequence of service and selling technique.
Prepares all products according to established venue recipes, focusing on proper portion size control.
Constantly provides customers with accurate information about the venue and property as well as entertainment offered in each.
Communicates and works with all support staff to ensure bar is properly stocked and prepared for operations.
Communicates and works with all support staff to ensure inventory is maintained at established par levels.
Work with a sense of urgency to anticipate customer needs and assist other team members when the opportunity arises.
Communicates with management, VIP hosts & service staff to rectify any and all customer needs, comments or incidents.
Adheres to all established policies, procedures and guidelines.
At least 2 years prior bartending experience, preferably at a high volume restaurant, pool club, or night club.
At least 2 years previous money handling position, preferably at a high volume restaurant, pool club, or night club.
6 months of modeling experience in events or advertising preferred but not required.
Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.
Must present a neat and professional appearance while upholding a warm, positive and friendly persona at all times.
Employee must meet social communication standards and requirements in promoting and marketing the venue.
Working knowledge of all nightclub POS functions.
Work requires effective communication in English, both verbal and written form in a professional manner.
Must possess a valid Nevada gaming card, alcohol awareness card and a health department card.
Must be 21 years of age or over.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
Must be neat and clean in appearance and physically fit to perform the duties required.
Must be able to stand or walk a minimum eight-hour shift and work inside assigned bar area in the venue. .
Must be able observant and quick to respond to various situations while also multitasking and handling stressful situations.
Must be able to operate: cash register, two and six wheel carts, juice, soda and liquor guns, cutting boards, coffee and frozen drink machines, ice machines, shot glasses, mixers, pourers, blenders, beer keg/soda/wine/juice hook-ups, and knives.
Must be able to twist, tow (push or pull), reach, bend climb and carry objects as necessary.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and manually push/pull up to 150 pounds.
Must be able to use hand motion when preparing and pouring all types of drinks for customers and VIP Table Hosts.
Must be able to work in a fast pace and high-volume environment in the presence of areas containing second hand smoke, high noise levels, dancing, bright lights and dust and communicate during this time – sometimes within a small area.
Must be able to work inside and outside at all times of the year as needed, based upon business volumes.