Benefits Eligible
After Achieving Regular Status
Starting Rate
$7.32 + tips; after 12 months $7.75 + tips
Additional Benefits
Type of Position
Work Hours
Schedules vary, may start as early as 1 pm and end as late as 3 am, including weekends and holidays
Requires Valid Virginia Drivers License
Minimum Age

Bartender, Public Service (Lodge)


Job Description:

At Sweet Tea and Barley, we celebrate our Nation’s early history by making the most of our Farm to Table program. With this, we supply our restaurant with fresh, seasonal ingredients, many of which are harvested from the ninety acres of gardens in the Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area. This practice is reminiscent of tavern kitchens, which depended on local farms and gardens to provide the heirloom fruits and vegetables included in traditional colonial fare. At Sweet Tea and Barley, our Chefs continue the timeless custom of Farm to Table by sourcing local foods from family farmers, cheese makers, beekeepers and fishermen in our neighborhood.

Responsible for opening and closing duties.

Provides bar service for waiter/waitress.

Performs beginning and ending inventories; requisitions needed liquor.

Performs other duties as required.

Job Requirements:

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age due to A.B.C. § 4.1-307

1 year bartending experience or completion of bartending school is a must.

Demonstrated excellent public contact skills and meet the standards below.

Ability to (1) meet standards listed below; (2) handle money accurately

Physical requirements include, but are not limited to: (1) moving loads up to 50 lbs.; (2) lifting, bending, stooping

NOTE: In accordance with Virginia A.B.C.  § 4.1-225 Colonial Williamsburg prohibits employment of anyone in an alcohol serving position who has been convicted of a felony, any crime involving moral turpitude (lying, cheating, or stealing), or a drug-related offense within the past five (5) years.

STANDARDS:  Maintain a positive, enthusiastic outlook; smile and greet guests, employees, managers, and supervisors; show respect for and cooperate at all times with those for whom and with whom you work; report to work as scheduled and on time; meet appearance standards; perform assigned tasks accurately and on time.