Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment (NJ) & Tioga Downs Casino (NY)


US-NJ-East Rutherford
3 months ago
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Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment is a state of the art, go-to broadcast center that features everything from racing to world class dining experiences. Guests can enjoy the action and vitality of all of their favorite live sporting events in the upscale and vibrant Victory Sports Bar. For a more private setting, our Skybox Suites overlook the track and offer a true VIP experience. Our breathtaking rooftop, Victory Terrace, offers incredible views of the NYC skyline and racing action. Additional venues include the bright and airy Lounge, intimate Gallery, elegant Trotters Owner's Club and much more.


This is a part-time barback position, the hours are Friday 3:00 pm or 4:00 pm to close, which is approximately 12:00 am. Extra hours may be possible during the week when we get busier during the warmer months. Starting rate of pay is $6.97 per hour plus tips. We are a union environment.


Position Summary


The responsibilities of the Barback are to assist the bartenders and cocktail servers by stocking the bar with liquor, ice, glassware, beer, and garnishes. Bussing tables and dishwashing are common duties. These are the additional duties as required: The restaurant Pink and The Lounge and all Special Events.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


(The following statements are intended as general illustrations of the work in this job class and are not all-inclusive for specific positions.)

  • Assistant to bartender
  • Physically transfers materials to and from bars.
  • Continually stocking bar supplies including, but not limited to, liquor, ice, glassware, beer and garnishes.
  • Ware washing, custodial duties and customer transactions during bartender breaks
  • Maintain proper and adequate setup of the bar on a daily basis.
  • Check stations before, during and after each shift to insure proper setup.
  • Actively supports the company culture of creating a fun and entertaining experience for internal and external guests.
  • Make sure that the beer and all bar devices are working before the shift.
  • Additional responsibilities may be required if a restaurant becomes busy and other restaurant workers need assistance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Qualification Requirements


To successfully perform the duties of this position the qualification requirement described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience: Must be at least 18 years of age and have a High School or equivalent diploma. Previous bar experience preferred but not required. Associate needs to have knowledge of all state, federal and corporate regulations pertaining to alcoholic beverages to minors and intoxicated guests.


Special Qualifications: Ability to remain alert throughout the duration of the shift and remain calm during heavy volume periods. Incumbent needs to have interpersonal and communication skills; ability to act professionally and confidently interact with all constituents.


Language Skills: Associate needs to be able to speak English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance, and procedure manuals. Ability to communicate effectively in English (orally and in writing) and must be able to follow instructions.


Mathematical Skills: The ability to add and subtract


Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Incumbent needs to have the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables.


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