Lake House Bartender - Lake Placid, NY

    • Job Tracking ID: 512688-626236
    • Job Location: Lake Placid, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: June 23, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: February 10, 2016
    • Hotel: High Peaks Resort - Lake Placid, NY
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Job Description:

We are getting ready for a busy and fun summer season. We are seeking Bartenders for our cool Lake House Bar  located in downtown Lake Placid at High Peaks Resort.  We pride ourselves on world class service, and exceeding every guest's expectations. If you have a similar orientation please consider joining our team.  Your inclination should be to warmly welcome guests and accurately make all drinks for customers while attending their needs with courteous, professional and efficient service.

Previous bartending experience in a vibrant environment essential.

We are an affirmative action employer.




Essential duties

  • Perform any reasonable request as assigned or directed by management
  • Provide for a safe work environment by following all safety and security procedures and rules
  • Arrange for reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities
  • Assist person with a disability
  • Comply with all applicable federal state, and local laws and ordinances as they apply to the hotel guest and employees
  • Must completely familiar with all the different kinds of liquor, recipes and prices of drinks proper glassware and garnishes
  • Accurately prepare daily requisitions, as necessary; to ensure the bar stock is up to par at all times
  • Promote and up sell liquor and food
  • Efficiently enforce the red line system with no exceptions
  • Make sure all beverages leaving the bar are accounted for on a servers check, as well as own
  • Follow guidelines established in regards to age identification for suspected minor and dealing with intoxicated guest
  • Be formally trained regarding liquor within 30 days of employment and every 2 years thereafter
  • Be familiar with accurate cash handling procedures to include proper discounting, MICROS system (or register) bank procedures and tip policies
  • Observe proper sanitation and cleanliness procedures


  • Know your work schedule and follow it with a high degree of reliability
  • Work in a cooperative and friendly manner with fellow employees
  • Maintain professional attire and personal hygiene
  • Maintain a clean, neat and orderly work area
  • Perform your job according to standard operating procedures
  • Read, understand and follow all policies, procedures and rules as stated in the Employee Handbook and any Policy manual
  • Implement management company and hotel’s safety and emergency policy and procedure (i.e. evacuation, first aid, etc) to include removing all safety hazards, following company’s OSHA HAZCOM program and safe lifting techniques
  • Utilize protective equipment, when applicable
  • Promptly report substandard (unsafe) conditions to supervisor
  • Promptly report accidents, injuries, property damage or loss to supervisor
  • Keeps communication flowing freely among all departments
  • Inform management promptly of any work-related problems or guest complaints
  • Practice 'CARE hospitality' and provide guest satisfaction
  • Promote the hotel through goodwill, courtesy and a positive attitude
  • Attend all schedule training classes and meetings
  • Train other employees as directed by management
  • Perform any reasonable request as assigned or directed by management
  • Provide for a safe work environment by following all safety and security procedures and rules
  • Comply with all federal, state and local laws and ordinances as they apply to the hotel guests and employees


  • Accurately memorized drinks, ingredients and garnishes
  • Understand and efficiently and accurately operate MICROS system
  • TIPS Certified preferred
  • Must be flexible enough to work any shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays


  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Previous experience preferred in hospitality business





Experience and Skills:

Previous bartending experience required in the hospitality industry preferred.


Great benefits for full and part-time employees after 60 days.  401K eligible after 90 days.

We are an affirmative action employer