part-time JOB AT THE DECC

Bar Service Staff


Bar Service Staff


FLSA Classification

Type of Position
Part-Time, Event-Driven

Type of Employment

Hourly Wage
$10.08, plus gratuities

External Operations

Reports to
Food and Beverage Manager

Date of Last Revision


The Bar Service Staff is responsible for the overall set up and strike of portable and permanent bars, as well as stocking and staffing the bar for events. This position is part-time with a schedule based on DECC event needs.

This position is part-time with a schedule based on DECC event needs. This position will have mostly afternoon and/or evening shifts with an occasional day shift scheduled on various days of the week, and may include some holidays. The DECC cannot schedule a definite ending time due to the nature of events, but an estimated time will be provided.


Formal Events – The Bar Service Staff must provide their own black shoes (not athletic sneakers), black socks and black slacks (jeans are not allowed).

Casual/Sport/Concert Events – The DECC will provide polos or t-shirts with the DECC logo. Jeans and sneakers are acceptable.

Essential Functions (Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities.)

  • Review event sheets and ensure event areas are set up and orderly
  • Ensure complete set up, stocking and striking of bars
  • Clean, slice, and pit fruit and garnishes, as needed
  • Prepare ingredients needed for cocktails and other drinks
  • Maintain a clean workspace area at all times
  • Pour and mix drinks, based on customer orders
  • Serve or deliver drinks to guests when required
  • Monitor supplies and restock as needed
  • Inspect equipment and supplies to ensure smooth operations
  • Handle cash and payments from customers and close out Point of Sale (POS) system when required
  • Maintain high level of customer service and ensure customer needs are being met
  • Create and maintain a professional and hospitable appearance and atmosphere
  • Assist team and/or other departments with tasks, including light cleaning, moving chairs or signage, and other event related functions
  • Follow health and safety protocols at all times


  • Ability to adapt to changes, delays, or unexpected events
  • Ability to resolve problems and difficult situations as needed

Supervisory Responsibilities

Work Environment
The Bar Service Staff will work in different areas based on individual events. They will need to move throughout the building to gather supplies for setting up and striking the bars. They will need to access areas including pantries, walk-in coolers, and small areas behind bars. They will also interact face-to-face serving customers. The Bar Service Staff may be exposed to hot areas and also wet, humid, or very cold areas at times. The work space will vary. Some events may be low noise levels and slower paced.  Others may be extremely loud and fast paced.

Physical Demands
This position will require someone that is able to stand on their feet for many hours at a time, moving quickly to different places based on needs.  The Bar Service Staff will need to use their hands frequently, and be able to see, hear, and speak often.  This position will require bending, maneuvering, and also the ability to move and lift up to 40 pounds.

Travel Required

Required Education and Experience

  • Basic math skills and cash handling experience
  • Basic knowledge of alcoholic beverages and mixed drink recipes
  • There are no minimum education requirements for this position

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Knowledge of Quest Point of Sale (POS) systems
  • Customer service and communication skills
  • Completion of training for serving alcohol responsibly

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Successful completion of reference checks
  • Successful completion of a background check
  • Successful completion of a drug test, if applicable

Work Authorization/Security Clearance Requirements
The DECC uses USCIS Form I-9 to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment. On the form, an employee must attest to his or her employment authorization. The employee is required to present the DECC with acceptable documents evidencing identity and employment authorization at the time of hire. The DECC will examine the employment eligibility and identity document(s).
The list of acceptable documents can be provided by Human Resources.

At-Will Employment
This position is at will. This means if you are offered the position and accept, your employment with the DECC is for an indefinite period of time and it is subject to termination by you or the DECC, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time. Nothing in this job description or any other policy of the DECC shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way, the at will employment status of this position.

The at will employment status of an employee of the DECC may be modified only in a written employment agreement with that employee which is signed by the Executive Director or the Chair of the DECC Board of Directors.

By your signature below, you acknowledge your understanding that your employment with the DECC is at will, and that nothing in this description is intended to constitute a contract of employment, express or implied.

EEO Statement
The DECC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualification and ability. The DECC does not discriminate in employment practices on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. The DECC will follow any state or local law that provides greater protection. This policy is neither exhaustive nor exclusive. The DECC is committed to taking all other actions necessary to ensure equal employment opportunity for persons with disabilities in accordance with the ADA and all other applicable laws.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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