JR's Public House
***All resumes must be submitted, in person, to the General Manager at:
JR’s Public House
1229 Hull Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
As a bartender, you must be friendly, outgoing and possess good communication skills. A guest’s dinner and/or bar experience should be equally enjoyable and you play a major role in the overall picture. Remember, consistency is a key element in a positive experience. We achieve this by always following recipes. Your individual personality should shine through – use it to your advantage. You should be organized, able to think and act quickly and effectively while retaining self-composure. Be guest sensitive and possess a sense of timing. Take pride in personal appearance and show dedication to your job. Display integrity and honesty in all aspects of your employment.
Major Responsibilities: Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Welcome each guests personally within 30 seconds.
Communicate with guests using clear and enthusiastic words, tone and body language at all times. Make guests feel appreciated through your actions.
Work as a team with all JR’s personnel in order to maintain an effective atmosphere and an efficient food and beverage service.
Work with others to keep all areas cleaned and stocked to JR’s standards at all times.
Mix, garnish and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for patrons of bar and dining room following standard recipes.
Ring drink orders into computer immediately, collect money from guests for drinks served and make change.
Arrange bottles and glasses to maintain an attractive display in agreement with JR’s standards.
Wash and sterilize stemware.
Be attentive! Offer your assistance before the guests has to ask for it.
Count drinks Guests are served.
Place current bar tabs in front of Guests at all times.
Anticipate your guest’s needs. Follow the half-full rule when offering another drink. Be alert of guest signals (raising a hand, looking directly at you, etc.), and acknowledge the guest so they know you will be right with them.
Learn your guests’ names, occupations, and favorite drinks. This will make JR’s a special place for them.
Responsible service of alcohol should a guest reach the state you do not feel they should drive.
Other duties as directed.
Essential Physical Requirements:
Walks and stands during entire shift.
Continuously reach, bend, lift, carry, stoop and wipe.
Remain stationary for long periods of time.
Frequent washing of hands.
Be Able to lift up to 35 lbs.
Hazards may include, but are not limited to, slipping and tripping.
You must be of legal age to serve liquor according to state law.
Knowledge and Skills:
Special Skills or knowledge necessary for this position.
1. Basic mathematical skills, handle money and give correct change.
2. Basic reading skills.
3. Basic computer skills.
4. Basic knowledge of beer, wine and spirits, and be familiar with standard drink recipes.
5. Excellent communication skills.
6. Organizational skills
7. Multi-task oriented.
8. Knowledge of JR’s food & beverage specifications
9. Knowledge of workplace safety procedures