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Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company

Job Title: Bar Back
Reports to: Department Manager
Salary/Grade Level: $9.00/hr + tips

Company Description:

Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company’s mission is to create world-class beer and food and positively contribute to our Arizona community through environmentally and socially conscious business practices.  We seek to enhance the lives of our guests, employees, and community through creating unique, flavorful, and satisfying beer and food, providing legendary customer service, participating in sustainable practices, and treating our employees well.

AZWBC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, physical disability, mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or feder

Primary Objective of Position:

Assist bartenders to ensure guests receive an exceptional experience; ensure bars are fully stocked with all items of service; clean and polish glassware; retrieve glassware/plateware from collection areas and empty tables; maintain organization, cleanliness, and safety of beverage service and storage (bars, walk in’s, dry storage, ice machine, bullpen, etc.) areas; organize and properly dispose of compost, recycling, and trash while maintaining clean equipment and facilities.

Essential Functions:

    • Ensures bars are fully stocked with all items of service.
    • Cleans glassware to company standards and retrieves dirty glassware from collection areas and empty tables.
    • Ensures that all beer, wine, and cocktails are served according to company standards.
    • Assesses guest demeanor and identifies when behavior should be called to the attention of a bartender or manager.
    • Ensures a clean and well-stocked bar.
    • Updates beer, wine, and cocktail menus and signage to reflect any changes and informs manager and team.
    • Informs manager of any issues relating to draft system.
    • Performs shift change and/or opening or closing duties.
    • Ensures work area, walk in, restrooms, drink areas, and tables are clean, sanitized, free of clutter, stocked, and in good working order.   
    • Cleans, stocks, and manages merchandise area and helps guests with any purchase needs.
    • Adheres to all company safety and sanitation policies and procedures.
    • Assists other team members as needed or when business needs dictate.
    • Displays a favorable image of company at all times.
    • Complies with company uniform and health department requirements to ensure safe food practices.
    • Performs calmly and effectively under pressure.
    • Communicates clearly with guests and team members to provide exceptional service.
  • Performs other duties as required or requested

Qualification Standards:

    • Walks/stands 100% of shift.
    • Works indoors and outdoors.
    • Reaches, bends, stoops, lifts, carries, and wipes frequently.
    • Lifts up to 85lbs. as individual, team lift up to 170lbs. several times per shift.
    • Ability to clearly verbalize and respond to guest.
    • Ability to read and write English.
  • Frequent immersion of hands in water and use of chemical cleaners and sanitizers.


Benefits vary by job position, but generally include complimentary meals when working, complimentary 4-packs and merchandise, and healthcare coverage for full time workers. Ask us about the benefits applicable to the specific job you are applying for.

CLICK HERE to apply for Bar Back position at our Downtown Phoenix location.