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POSITION PURPOSE Prepare and service beverages for servers and guests in a speedy, efficient, friendly, and professional manner. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AVERAGE % OF TIME 80% Prepare drinks for the customers and servers, ensure that the proper materials and supplies are on hand, and talk to guests. Ensure that minors and intoxicated persons are not served alcoholic beverages. Act as the cashier for the servers when necessary. 10% Maintain the cleanliness of the bar area through disposing of all waste, clearing and cleaning all glassware, and wiping down bar and preparation areas. 10% Provide opening and closing inventory of spirits. Other: Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required. Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Starwood rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotel’s facilities. Employees who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel. • Assist servers, other bartenders, and barporters when necessary. • Participate in the deep cleaning of the outlet. SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities. • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace. • Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process. • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written. • Must possess basic computational ability. • Must possess basic computer skills. • Must have knowledge of and be able to operate all equipment related to the outlet, including, but not limited to, coffee maker and cash terminal. • Must have a strong knowledge of drink preparation and applicable health standards. • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations and Starwood policy regarding serving alcohol to minors and intoxicated patrons.
Physical Demands • Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10°F) and kitchens (+110°F), possibly for one hour or more. • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length. • Must be able to exert well-paced ability to maneuver between functions occurring simultaneously. • May be required to lift trays of food or food items weighing up to 30 lbs. • Must have the ability to bend, squat and lift 40 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis and occasionally lift up to 75 lbs. • Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. occasionally. • Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space. • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning tasks. • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity. • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees. • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception. • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment, including, but not limited to, cutlery used in the cutting of fruit. QUALIFICATION STANDARDS Education High school or equivalent education required. Experience One year high volume bar experience required. Customer service experience preferred. Licenses or Certificates Must be minimum age to serve alcohol. Grooming All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Starwood standards. This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.
W Lounge and Gallery
Who Are We? W is a place, more than a hotel. It is where you go to escape from the routine and become a part of all that is NOW. Our talent invites our guests behind the invisible velvet rope to deliver a sensory multiplex that allows guests to flirt with their emotional desires. A career with W is your passport out of the mundane and into the WOW. We are currently seeking qualified talent to provide our signature Whatever/Whenever service with an authentic desire to make our guests dreams come true. The W Boston makes its dramatic entrance into the fashionable and storied theatre district, an icon of contemporary sophistication where culture, shopping and nightlife buzz amid cobblestones and a Victorian landscape. What are we looking for? As "Talent", you represent that lifestyle to our guests. You are the soul behind the brand and you bring it to life. We don't call W employees "Talent" for nothing. Creative. Exciting. Innovative. W Talent are naturally attracted to the Brand and they "get it". W Talent are as unique as the Brand itself, and cultivate the witty, whimsical, cool W environment. We push the envelope, raise the bar, and strive to be the best. W Hotels offers competitive salaries, unique benefits and exciting perks.
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