The Queen Mary Bartender: Observation Bar in Los Angeles, California

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Queen Mary


Bartender: Observation Bar


The Queen Mary


Long Beach

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The Opportunity We are currently looking for a Bartender to join our team on The Queen Mary in our Observation Bar.

As a Bartender, you’ll be responsible for the set-up, maintenance and operation of the bar. You’ll also be responsible for creating and enjoyable experience for our guests while providing friendly, accurate and efficient service.

Job Responsibilities Key responsibilities of a Bartender include: • Preparing drinks to industry standards • Presenting all beverage items in an efficient and personable manner using the designated serving styles • Checking identification to ensure that guests are of legal drinking age • Maintaining a knowledge of drink menu items, promotions, ingredients and prep time • Maintaining a knowledge of food pairings and recommended wines or beverages that go well with appetizers, entrees and desserts • Recommending drinks and up selling when appropriate • Entering drink orders into the POS • Collecting payment and making change in a timely and courteous manner • Washing and sterilizing glassware • Preparing garnishes for drinks • Maintaining a clean and well organized work area   Job Requirements The ideal Bartender candidate will have at least one year of bartending experience, exceptional communication skills, and a passion for delivering excellent service.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

• Must be at least 21 years of age • Ability to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy • Possess a basic knowledge of beer, wine and spirits • Must be familiar with standard drink recipes • Ability to stand, walk and move around during entire shift • Must possess basic math skills and have the ability to handle money • Must have the ability to communicate clearly and directly with guests using a positive, clear speaking voice • Must have the ability to work a varied schedule that may include evenings, nights, and weekends
• Must have a valid alcohol awareness certification or be capable of obtaining certification

An Equal Opportunity Employer

About the Queen Mary Located in the Port of Long Beach, the Queen Mary features a rich maritime history, authentic Art Deco décor, and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Long Beach city skyline. At the time of her maiden voyage in May of 1936, she was considered the grandest ocean liner ever built. Today the Queen Mary is one of Los Angeles’ major attractions, drawing visitors from around the world. The Queen Mary boasts 346 staterooms spanning three decks including nine full suites which have hosted a variety of colorful characters from World War II leaders to British royalty and the stars of Hollywood’s golden era. The ship also features 80,000 square feet of event space in 17 remarkable Art Deco salons as well as a tri-level, 45,000-square-foot Exhibit Hall; signature restaurants including the award-winning Sir Winston’s and Chelsea Chowder House & Bar; and a selection of retail shops. History buffs enjoy the ship’s museum and Behind the Scenes tour, while guests of all ages love the Ghosts and Legends tour and special events such as Scottish Festival, Dark Harbor, and concerts that are hosted on or by the ship throughout the year.