Hy-Vee Food Stores Bartender - Market Grille - Regular Time in West Des Moines, Iowa
Job Title: Bartender FLSA: Non-Exempt
Department: Market Grille Revision Date: 03/2016
As a Bartender, this position will be responsible for providing friendly, attentive, and timely service to create an exceptional experience for all guests. Monitors bar inventory and takes appropriate action. Additionally you will ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service to customers and team members.
Accountable and Reports to: Restaurant Manager; Assistant Restaurant Manager
Direct Reports: None
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Maintains a positive attitude; creates an atmosphere of friendliness and fun through flexibility and teamwork. Generates a friendly atmosphere by encouraging employees to greet and speak to customers; providing prompt, courteous, and efficient service to customers and sets a good example
Sets the department standards for customer service, employee relations, cleanliness, sanitation, professional appearance and overall profitability
Smiles and greets customers in a friendly manner, whether the encounter takes place in the employee’s designated department or elsewhere in the store
Makes an effort to learn customers’ names and to address them by name whenever possible
Answers the telephone promptly and provides friendly, helpful service to customers who call including taking product orders
Accept guest payment, process credit card charges and make change (if applicable)
Check identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol
Clean glasses, utensils, and bar equipment
Present drink menus, make specific recommendations and answer questions regarding beverages
Stock bar with beer, wine, liquor, and related supplies such as ice, glassware, napkins, or straws
Serve wine, bottled or draft beer
Take beverage orders from serving staff or directly from patrons
Clean bars, work areas, and tables
Mix ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters, to prepare cocktails and other drinks
Maintains strict adherence to department and company guidelines related to personal hygiene and dress
Adheres to company policies and individual store guidelines
Reports to work when scheduled and on time
Secondary Duties and Responsibilities
Assists in other areas of store as needed
Performs other job related duties and special projects as required
Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent and six months to one year of related work experience. Must have ability to handle money and operate a point-of-sale system.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics
Must have the ability to solve practical problems; variety of variables with limited standardization; interpret instructions.
Ability to do arithmetic calculations involving fractions, decimals, and percentages.
Possess the ability to compose original correspondence; interpret written work instructions; interview job applicants; follow technical manuals and have increased contact with people.
Must be physically able to exert up to 100 pounds of force (shared team lifting) occasionally; exert up to 50 pounds of force frequently; and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Visual requirements include vision from less than 20 inches to more than 20 feet with or without correction, depth perception, color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), and field of vision.
Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.
This is a fast paced food service work environment dealing directly with the public. Possible equipment movement hazards and exposure to cleaning chemicals and solvents.
Equipment Used to Perform Job
Draught foam control devices; Electronic beer line maintenance equipment, Refrigerated liquid recirculation systems; Soda dispensers; cocktail shakers; blenders; Mojito machines; fruit knives; ice chippers, ice crushers, ice flakers and POS terminals.
Responsible for department assets including equipment and merchandise and cash register.
Has daily contact with customers, employees, suppliers/vendors, and the general public. Occasional contact with local, federal or state regulatory agencies regarding inspections.