Black Point Inn is currently accepting applications for our 2021 season with positions starting in May!
Are you a highly motivated, hardworking, and creative person who loves to work with people? Do you want to spend the summer working alongside a great group of colleagues, work on New England’s stunning coastline as well as at one of the most historic inns Maine has to offer? If you are driven to succeed in a demanding yet rewarding environment, then we would like to hear from you!
Black Point Inn is now hiring for Full and Part Time Bartender for our 2021 season. In this position, you’ll have the power to work a flexible schedule so you can enjoy all that Maine has to offer. You’re able to craft new creative drinks for guests and interact with customers not only in our scenic restaurant but also during exciting events such as weddings or corporate outings. Our ideal candidate will be able to maintain a professional appearance on the floor, will have the ability to work as a part of a team, is a self-starter that can multi-task under pressure. We proudly foster a teaching work environment. While we strongly prefer candidates who have a growing liquor, beer, and wine knowledge we want to help develop your passions and strengths to help build your resume and create a career with us. If you're willing to learn, we're willing to teach you! Candidates who can work the entirety of our season are preferred
Location: Black Point Inn, Scarborough, ME
Hours: Full-time and part-time available
Compensation: $12 per hour + tips
Seasonal Position: May through October
Start date: Early May
Benefits: Discounted stays and food & beverage at affiliated properties
Experience: Liquor, beer and wine knowledge strongly preferred. Previous bar-tending experience is preferred but not required.
Working as a member of our Food & Beverage Team, ensure that guests have an enjoyable experience by providing quality customer service, while mixing and responsibly serving of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, accurately processing and collecting payment, and stocking and cleaning of our licensed premise. Work closely with Restaurant Management, Kitchen Staff and Food & Beverage personnel to help guarantee our guests a Food & Beverage experience which exceeds their expectations.
SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Be sure bar is correctly set up and fully stocked before shift begins and that bar is properly cleaned and closed at end of shift according to property specifications. Assist with ongoing bar inventory keeping track of wines, beers, liquors and other supplies.
Greet guests warmly, politely and in a timely manner. Speak to guests with enthusiasm.
Be prepared to answer questions about beverage service and beverage menu, including liquors, beers, wines, and non-alcoholic choices. Recognize opportunities to up-sell where appropriate.
Understand State of Maine regulatory responsibilities regarding service of alcoholic beverages.
Mix and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to guests according to property specifications, courteously and efficiently. Avoid overpours and spillage.
Complete affidavit required by the Maine Department of Public Safety Liquor Licensing and Inspection Division confirming eligibility to sell liquor.
Understand order taking systems to be able to clearly, accurately and quickly covey guest orders using computer or manual systems.
Deliver beverages in an efficient manner following appropriate beverage service techniques. Ensure that drinks are presented to guests as ordered and according to restaurant quality standards. Clear tables of drinks and dishes as required. Clean glassware, barware, and dishes using mechanical or manual methods.
Work with Servers and Bussers to ensure that guest’s needs are continually met. Help to educate other members of the Food & Beverage Team on beverages available and service techniques
Assist guests with any needs, corrections or additional items desired during service.
Prepare and present customer bills. Correctly understand all payment methods accepted, how to process payment, make change, and open/close cash drawer, if required.
Understand reporting requirements for tips.
Ability to safely operate restaurant equipment including, but not limited to coffee makers, refrigeration, juice machines, ice machines, ice crusher, point of sale systems, etc.
Handle and communicate special orders and guest complaints in a professional manner.
Participate in set up, execution, and clean up of banquet functions as outlined in Banquet Event Orders/Event Sheets and as directed by Sales & Catering Manger/Dining Room Manager.
Maintain bar service area cleanliness as well as personal cleanliness and sanitation standards as required by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services and OSHA, as well as general maintenance and upkeep of the licensed premise.
Know who to notify in case of broken equipment or unsafe/unsanitary conditions.
Must be able to manually handle/lift/carry product up to 60 pounds between knee and shoulders.
Must have bilateral fine manipulation of both hands which may be repetitive for entire shift.
Must be vertically mobile working in limited space for entire shift.
Must be eligible to work in the United States of America and be at least 18 years of age.
Previous beverage service work preferred, but not always required.
Ability to communicate in English, both orally and written, with guests and employees, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy.
Ability to work as a part of a team.
Ability to understand verbal directions, as well as written menus, recipes, labels on foods and chemicals, and other workplace safety signage.
Active listening and observation skills.
Knowledge of common food allergies and understanding of cross-contamination issues.
Outgoing personality, with good oral comprehension, expression, and speech clarity.
Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods.
Black Point Inn is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled