A Barback is responsible for assisting Bartenders to ensure they have everything they need to serve customers efficiently. Their duties include replacing kegs, restocking glassware and other supplies needed to make drinks and maintaining a clean dining space throughout their shift.
Barback Duties and Responsibilities
Keep the bar stocked with liquor, syrups, glasses, napkins and all other necessary items before and during service hours.
Prepare garnishes, refill ice wells, change beer kegs and restock napkins and straws.
Clean up the spills, remove the glassware and organize the counter.
Keep the bar area neat and clean.
Maintain overall appearance and cleanliness of the bar (i.e. wipe down surfaces, push chairs and stools in, arrange drink menus and salt and pepper shakers, etc.)
Coordinate with managers, kitchen staff and security personnel to ensure efficient service to customers.
Handle emergency situations, like cleaning up broken glasses and clearing up clogged drains.
Follow all opening, closing, and key-holding procedures during each shift.
Perform food delivery and service to customers efficiently.
Barback Requirements and Qualifications
High School diploma or equivalent preferred
Experience in barbacking or bussing preferred
Ability to perform well under pressure
Detail-oriented, organized, cleanly
Must be able to lift at least 30 lbs.
Must have a flexible schedule (may be required to work late shifts, weekends, or holidays as needed)
Insurance and Benefits offered to full time employees.