Sandia Resort
Job Code
Day, Swing or Graveyard
Pay Rate
$6.81/hour + tips
Food & Beverage
Employment Status
Comprehensive Benefit Package


Sandia Resort


Position Summary

Provides fast, friendly, professional beverage service to banquet guests and beverage servers

Supervision Exercised

The Bartender is supervised by the Lead Bartender, Restaurant Supervisor, or Restaurant Manager.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Greets and welcomes all guests in a pleasant and professional manner.
  2. Prepares and pours drink orders with proper portions and ingredients according to recipe, communicates with beverage servers, and presents drinks to guests or servers as required.
  3. Slices and pits fruit for garnishing drinks. 
  4. Operates and maintains all equipment and utensils as required in accordance with established guidelines and safety procedures.
  5. Maintains a clean and stocked workstation in accordance with established health and safety guidelines.
  6. Operates POS System, ringing proper amount into the register and giving the guest or server the correct change; accounts for all cash, charge and complimentary sales according to established procedure; maintains integrity of all financial controls and responsibilities.
  7. Monitors guest consumption of alcohol and intervenes as needed according to guidelines.
  8. Responsible for clean up of bar, removal or portable bar back to bar storage area, return of unused liquor, advising  Banquet Captain of items needed to be restocked/ordered, and all closing bar paperwork as required.
  9. Responsible for contacting Banquet Captain or Convention Center Manger to authorize all register voids.
  10. Responsible for greeting guests and offering professional and friendly service.
  11. May order liquors and supplies.
  12. Participates in daily stand up meetings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Excellent customer service/communication skills.
  2. The Ability to count money and change correctly.
  3. Knowledge of cocktail ingredients and proper mixing and pouring techniques.
  4. Ability to follow written and oral directions.


Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience


  1. High School Diploma, GED certification or equivalent.
  2. Must be at least 21 years of age.
  3. One (1) year of bartending experience.

Licensing Status

  1. Must be able to successfully pass a stringent background investigation.
  2. Must obtain and maintain a New Mexico Alcohol Server’s License within 30 days of hire date.
  3. Will require a post-offer, pre-employment and random drug screening.

Working Conditions

  1. Work is performed indoors and outdoors and is subject to weather and temperature extremes.
  2. Work hours subject to change with overtime work required.
  3. Subject to hazards which may cause personal bodily harm; smoke; diseases; cuts bruises, burns, common cold, influenza, dust, odors and elevated noise levels.
  4. Tasks may be performed on uneven, inclined, hard and soft carpeted floors, cement structures and surfaces.
  5. Duties may involve walking, standing for long periods of time, sitting and crouching.
  6. Specific required movements include the following:
    1. Trunk- bend, twist, rotate, push, pull, carry.
    2. Arms – reach, carry, lift, twist, and rotate.
    3. Legs – lift, push, pull, twist, and rotate.
    4. Hands – Grasp, manipulate bilateral coordination, hand and eye coordination, and overall and finger dexterity.
  7. Available to work required schedule which may include nights, weekends, holidays, split shifts and overtime as needed.
  8. Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 lbs.