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Taos Ski Valley, Inc.

Bartender s are responsible mixing, garnishing, and serving beverages according to recipes and guest tickets. Anticipating needs of the guests and responding politely to their requests are musts , all while maintaining the free spirit and enthusiasm of the adventurous mountain atmosphere .

This job description is intended to be a broad description of duties. You will be expected to c arr y- out all responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Specific information on duties and policies can be found with your supervisor or in the Employee Reference Guide. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • P rioritize and perform multiple functions simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Follow checklists and other guidelines for opening and closing duties.
  • Ha ve a comprehensive understanding of and practice responsible alcohol service at all times.
  • Demonstrate experience in handling complaints and resolving grievances to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Maintain par and inventory levels and communicate supply needs.
  • Complete bar prep list daily based on projected business levels.
  • Operate a high-volume point of sale register .
  • Reliable attendance on all scheduled workdays.
  • Prepare beverage items according to standard recipes and as specified on guest check to ensure consistency of product.
  • Keep all refrigeration, equipment, and work areas in clean, sanitary working condition to comply with health department regulation s .
  • Follow recipes and portion sizes correctly to maintain ideal bar cost and minimize waste.
  • Perform additional responsibilities, although not detailed, as requested by management.

Personal Skills

  • Strong personal character and commitment to Taos Ski Valley, Inc.’s Commitment s and Passions.
  • Proficiently p rovides a guest experience that exceeds the guest’s expectations.
  • Ability to gracefully and humbly accept criticism and opportunities for growth .
  • Ability to stay positive, focused, and constructive when faced with set-backs , challenges and while working in an ever-changing environment.

Qualifications & Knowledge

  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older and must already have or be willing to complete the New Mexico Alcohol Server Certification upon hire.?
  • Must already have or be willing to complete the New Mexico Food Handle r Certification? upon hire.
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in a high-volume restaurant preferred .
  • Ambition to grow and cultivate into higher position .
  • Working knowledge of the fundamentals of bartending.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of proper use and maintenance of major bar equipment such as refrigeration units , knives, and dish machine .
  • Ability to read and employ math skills to follow recipes.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with co-workers and guests .
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends , holidays and evenings.

Work Environment:

Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. TSVI is located in a high-altitude alpine environment. Position may require travel on uneven, snow packed, or icy terrain and may be exposed to wet, cold and/or humid conditions.

Physical Demands of Position Include:

Will often lift up to 10 pounds, and occasionally up to 50 pounds. 90-100% of the time will be spent standing, walking, reaching, talking, hearing, tasting and smelling. Occasionally sitting – less than 15% of the time.

Background Check:

Positions dealing with children, of safety sensitive and/or confidential nature, require driving or positions that handle cash may require a background check and MVR check. Employment is contingent upon a favorable background check and MVR check.

  • Is a Background Check required for this position: Yes
  • Is an MVR required for this position: No

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