Bar Back

Posted: 08/29/2021

Job Description 
The Bar Back assists the Bartenders in delivering exceptional service to bar patrons.  The Food & Beverage Bar Back reports to the Dickies Arena Food and Beverage Management Team and it is a part-time, event-based position located within the Food and Beverage Department of Dickies Arena. Hours for this position fluctuate depending upon arena event schedule.
Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
·        Set-up, maintain, and break-down the bar every event ensuring proper cleaning standards are met
·        Maintain proper pars within the bar
·        Run food and maintain the bar
·        Checking draft keg levels throughout assigned areas and change as needed
·        Assist Bartender with the preparing of drinks
·        Have full knowledge of food and beverage menu items and accompaniments 
·        Understand and ensure proper execution of responsible alcohol service
·        Understand and maintain proper sanitation and food safety 
·        Help maintain and ensure excellent customer service
·        Have full knowledge of food and beverage menu items and accompaniments
·        Be comfortable with the arena and know how to navigate personally, as well as, assist guests
·        Help maintain and ensure excellent customer service
·        Other responsibilities and tasks as deemed appropriate by the Management Team at Dickies Arena
1. Communication Proficiency
2. Ethical Conduct.
 3. Leadership.
 4. Problem Solving/Analysis.
 5. Strategic Thinking.
Supervisory Responsibility
Exercises general supervision over clerical, administrative and professional staff assigned to the department.
Physical demands
While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee will frequently operate a computer and other office devices such as calculators, telephones, copy machines, faxes and printers. Employee will constantly move about inside and outside various areas of the facility before/during/after events to interact with internal/external clients and supervise the work of employees during events. Employee must constantly communicate via telephone, radio and in-person with others and exchange accurate information. Employee will regularly spend most of their shift standing and walking, traversing stairs, with limited to no sitting.  Employee may occasionally be required due to business demands and event operations to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. As business, maintenance, operations or emergency situations require, employee may sporadically assist in lifting/moving 100 lbs. or more. Employee must be comfortable with raised volume and/ or dark lighting in specific event settings.
 Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Must be a minimum 21 years of age
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a bar back or bartending role working in a fast-paced hospitality environment preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and diplomacy
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Works well with others; establishing and maintaining effective relationships with fellow workers and supervisors
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50lbs
  • Flexible schedule – nights, weekends and holidays 
  • Must be able to work in an environment with fluctuating temperatures
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.