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Bartender

Sporting Kansas City
Kansas City, KS
Facility Operations/Event Staff: Game Day/Event Staff
POSITION DESCRIPTION
Experience the excitement of a part-time position in professional sports!  The Bartender at Sporting Kansas City provides exceptional guest service while working collectively and cooperatively in the Bars, Clubs and Suites.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Report for scheduled work in a timely manner and in complete uniform, with a neat and clean personal appearance.
  • Maintain a friendly, positive attitude at all times.
  • Provide outstanding customer service for all guests and clients at Sporting KC facilities.
  • Interact with fans in order to assure customer satisfaction.
  • Demonstrate and follow all rules and regulations regarding alcohol service.
  • Maintain a clean, net and safe work area that is sufficiently stocked.
  • Timely, efficient, accurate service of food and beverage orders to guests.
  • Mix and serve alcoholic beverages and non-alcoholic beverages following standard recipes while maintaining liquor controls in accordance with company policy.
  • Provide our guests with personal service and attention to detail that will exceed their expectations.
  • Work as a team with fellow associates and other service departments within stadium.
  • Record all sales utilizing the point of sale system; obtain payment immediately.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of food and beverage menu, specials and services offered.
  • Ability to up sell, explain and answer questions about menu items and specials in detail.
  • Ability to open, present and serve fine wines to guests.
  • Set up and maintain a clean, neat and safe work area.
  • Fulfill the assigned opening and closing duties.
  • Must be knowledgeable of other food, beverage and retail outlets within the stadium.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
  • All applicants must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgement base on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Strong attention to detail and precision.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Creates and builds positive and productive relationships.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Ability to interact with co-workers in order to assure compliance with company service standards.
  • Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations and etiquette.
  • Ability to multi task in a fast paced, team orientated setting.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
  • Two (2) to three (3) years working in a fast paced bar, high-end club, or restaurant preferred.
  • Experience in a sporting venue or event space preferred.
  • Must be able to read, speak and write English Language.
  • Proficient using a computer to access the internet.
  • Must meet state and local health requirements for food handlers and alcoholic beverage services.
  • Must be able to work in an open aired environment during all climate conditions.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES
The Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Responsible accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
  • Required to stand for long periods of time, with periods of walking.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to fifty (50) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary and as needed for occurring events.


Sporting Kansas City is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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  3. Are you able to work non-traditional hours, including nights, weekends and holidays as necessary?