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Banquet Bartender

Company: Schweitzer Mountain Resort
Location: Newport
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Please note, this position is located at Schweitzer Mountain Resort in Sandpoint, ID

Seasonal (Seasonal)

Thanks for your interest in Schweitzer! We're a community of passionate ski industry pros who work hard and play even harder at Schweitzer. Our team is consistently recognized as some of the friendliest in the biz, and we've worked diligently to craft a culture of inclusivity, respect, and fun! With our master plan as our guide to the future, we're collectively channeling to grow thoughtfully, charting a course of enhancing mountain accessibility and village vibrancy. We look forward to learning more about you and how you can be a part of the Schweitzer difference!


  • Free Ikon Pass for all eligible employees
  • Additional free skiing + riding privileges across the family of Alterra Mountain Company resorts for eligible employees and their dependents
  • Discounted skiing + riding for friends and family of eligible employees across the family of Alterra Mountain Company resorts
  • Employee housing available in Sandpoint area
  • Onsite employee childcare available (limited space)
  • Flexible Time Off (FTO) and Paid Time Off (PTO) policies for eligible employees to rest, relax and recharge
  • Generous discounts on outdoor gear, apparel, food, lodging, etc.
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short term & long-term disability insurance, EAP, HSAs, FSAs, and more for all eligible employees
  • 401k plan with generous employer match
  • Paid parental leave of up to 6 weeks for eligible employees
  • Discounts available for equipment rentals (based on availability), retail, food, lodging, and more
  • Pro-deal pricing on equipment from top outdoor brands
  • Bereavement pay
  • Employee transportation available
  • Discounted tuition with partner online university for all Alterra Mountain Company employees to further education


    JOB TITLE/DEPARTMENT: Banquet Bartender

    POSITION TYPE: Seasonal - Part time

    STARTING PAY: $14/hr. + Gratuities


    POSITION SUMMARY: Provide guest service in a hosted or non-hosted bar by preparing and serving beverages.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTONS: Opens bar by BEO instructions, counts till, and performs bar prepping and set up. Responsible for inventory and stocking of products, mixing beverages, and providing a high level of guest service. Must identify guests in accordance with Idaho State liquor and identification laws. Must be capable of managing and performing multiple tasks simultaneously. Will be required to collect payment and or keep track of beverage consumption depending on event guidelines. Responsible for closing bar which includes disconnecting taps, disposing of trash, kegs, bottles, locking of all cabinets and doors, and returning accurate deposits and consumptions sheets. Must be able to maintain bar cleanliness throughout shift and complete strict end of shift cleaning duties. Must be available most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Including Schweitzer festival weekends. Will fill in to banquet serve and work outdoor festival tents. Will work at multiple Schweitzer venues to fulfill group events and weddings needs which include but not limited to The Sky House, outdoor locations, and The Lakeview Lodge.

    Must strictly adhere to banquets uniform standards

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Combined standing/walking position for up to 10 hours per shift. Will get breaks as available. Required to lift over 25lbs frequently and over 50lbs occasionally. Will bend, squat, kneel, climb, twist, and reach above shoulder level on a frequent basis; will use hands for grasping and fine manipulation. Worksite is 60% inside. All sensory skills needed.

    OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: Must have extensive knowledge of Schweitzer Mountain Resort facilities and activities. Responsibilities are listed as guidelines and are not limited to these items.


    SKILLS: Mixology, detail oriented, multi-tasking, efficiency.

    EDUCATION: Banquets menu knowledge; English reading, writing, and communication; basic math; knowledge of Idaho State Liquor and identification laws.

    EXPERIENCE: One year mixed drink bartending with demonstrated competence.

    LICENSE NEEDED: Alcohol Awareness Training (may acquire during employment)

    MACHINES OR TOOLS OPERATED: Blender, coffee machine, dishwasher, dumbwaiter, knife, taps, regulators cash register and Squirrel POS.


    BENEFITS: Group 3: see Employee Handbook

    REVIEW SCHEDULE: This position and the person filling it will be evaluated once a season

    While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, Schweitzer Mountain Resort reserves the right to modify, add, remove or assign other duties as necessary.

Keywords: Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Spokane Valley , Banquet Bartender, Hospitality & Tourism , Newport, Washington

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