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Job Title: Bartender
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 federal law.

Primary Objective of Position:

Ensures guests receive an exceptional experience, prepares alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for guests in accordance with company specifications; practices responsible alcohol service in accordance with state and local laws and company policy; organizes and properly disposes of compost, recycling, and trash while maintaining clean equipment and facilities.

Essential Functions:

    • Possesses proficient knowledge of beer, wine, cocktail, and food offerings/preparations to explain to guests.
    • Keeps updated on all new, updated, and revised inventories, procedures, and recipes.
    • Participates in routine batching, preparation, and quality assurance of draft cocktail recipes in accordance with company specifications.
    • Participates in routine draft line, faucet, and coupler cleaning.
    • Maintains company’s storage requirements for its beverage inventory.  
    • Ensures proper rotation and identification of beverage inventory.
    • Assists with deliveries and verifies all delivered items match documentation of deliverer and are of the best quality.  Must be signed by MOD to validate receipt of delivery.
    • Participates in ongoing education of alcohol history, beverages, services, and techniques.
    • Ensures that all beer, wine, and cocktails are served according to company standards.
    • Serves beer, wine, and cocktails to bar guests following established company procedures to ensure that the financial transactions are correct and reflect all charges.
    • Assess guest demeanor and identifies when behavior should be called to the attention of a Manager.
    • Follows alcohol awareness procedures for identifying age, preventing intoxication, and addressing intoxicated guests.
    • Collects payment (credit cards/cash) for all drink order transactions pursuant to company established accounting procedures.
    • Maintains and balances cash by ensuring that all financial transactions are correct; operates credit card machines correctly, ensures accurate handling of cash drawer and calculates change due to guests.
    • 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 the draft system.
    • Performs shift change and/or opening or closing duties.
    • Secures all monies at the end of each shift.
    • 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:

    • Ability to operate POS system, make change and accurately conduct credit card transactions and account for all monies at the end of each shift.
    • 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.


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.

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