Bartender for The Lounges at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa - Full Time

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POST DATE 9/11/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Scottsdale, AZ

Company
The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
hc.2AA4F0630FFFE4E4
AJE Ref #
576141207
Location
Scottsdale, AZ
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

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Bartender for The Lounges at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa - Full Time Company Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,300 properties in over 100 countries and over 180,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences under the renowned brands: St. Regis(R), The Luxury Collection(R), W(R), Westin(R), Le Méridien(R), Sheraton(R), Tribute Portfolio, Four Points(R) by Sheraton, Aloft(R), Element(R), along with an expanded partnership with Design Hotels. The Company also boasts one of the industrys leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG(R)). Please visit www.starwoodhotels.com for more information. The Company is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Location The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa is a AAA Four Diamond resort located in the shadows of the McDowell Mountains. This business and leisure property is an integral part of the exclusive, 730-acre master-planned community of Kierland which features upscale residences and dozens of shops, galleries and restaurants. We are located just off of Scottsdale Road, 10 miles from historic downtown Scottsdale, and 20 miles from downtown Phoenix. We have 730 distinctively different and Heavenly guest rooms, including 270 villas situated in this beautiful oasis. Our full-service spa offers numerous services that will rejuvenate, renew and restore. Our Guests can relax in one of our two enticing pools which include the Lazy River that meanders throughout. Our Fun Department focuses on all things fun and exciting for Guests of every age and background from scavenger hunts to technology challenges. Here at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa, cuisine takes center stage. Our highly talented chefs reveal their culinary creativity in ten dining options available at The Resort. These outlets include: Nellie Cashmans, In-Room Dining, Brittlebush Bar & Grill, Waltz & Weiser Saloon, Dreamweavers Canyon, J. Swillings, Edies Range House, The Rim Lobby Lounge, Coffee Flats & Snowballs, and deseo. Everything you might imagine is here waiting for you at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. Department Job Description Bartender for The Lounges at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Hourly Wage Plus Gratuity / Non-Exempt / Full Time We are searching for a Bartender to join us for Unwind... a Westin Evening Ritual. The Bartender will play an important role in creating a unique experience for the guest as the sun goes down. The specialty Muddle Bar at The Lounges offers a passionate and lively experience for our guests. We are searching for a service professional with extensive knowledge of wine, spirits, and beer combined with a passion for working with discerning clientele. Exceptional communication skills and a commitment to delivering quality guest service are essential components to this individual's success. The selected candidate must have prior bartending experience. Previous serving experience in a high volume, high beverage restaurant preferred, but not required. One year high volume bar experience required. Flexibility of schedule including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays are a must. If you love working with the public, and enjoy the excitement of working behind the bar, then give us the opportunity to get to know you better! Apply now while you're thinking about it - please follow the on-line application instructions for this opportunity at www.starwood.jobs. If you are currently a Starwood Hotels & Resorts Associate, and you want your journey to continue, then please visit your Human Resources Department to obtain the necessary transfer paperwork. Once completed, please apply through StarwoodOne. Requirements ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AVERAGE ' OF TIME 80' Prepare drinks for the customers and servers, ensure that the proper materials and supplies are on hand, and talk to guests. Ensure that minors and intoxicated persons are not served alcoholic beverages. Act as the cashier for the servers when necessary. 10' Maintain the cleanliness of the bar area through disposing of all waste, clearing and cleaning all glassware, and wiping down bar and preparation areas. 10' Provide opening and closing inventory of spirits. Other: Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required. Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Starwood rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotel's facilities. Employees who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel. Assist servers, other bartenders, and barporters when necessary. Participate in the deep cleaning of the outlet. SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace. Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process. Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written. Must possess basic computational ability. Must possess basic computer skills. Must have knowledge of and be able to operate all equipment related to the outlet, including, but not limited to, coffee maker and cash terminal. Must have a strong knowledge of drink preparation and applicable health standards. Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations and Starwood policy regarding serving alcohol to minors and intoxicated patrons. Physical Demands Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10&176;F) and kitchens (+110&176;F), possibly for one hour or more. Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length. Must be able to exert well-paced ability to maneuver between functions occurring simultaneously. May be required to lift trays of food or food items weighing up to 30 lbs. Must have the ability to bend, squat and lift 40 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis and occasionally lift up to 75 lbs. Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. occasionally. Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space. &