Beverage Runner at Summerfest

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    Job Title:  Beverage Runner

    Location:  Milwaukee World Festival/Summerfest

    Reports to:  Director of Food and Beverage Operations

    Age Requirement: 21 Years

    Pay Rate:  $8.00 per hour guaranteed (actual pay is a base rate of $2.33 per hour plus tips and may equal more than the guaranteed minimum hourly rate; typically $11-13 per hour for Summerfest.


    Position Summary:  Beverage Runners move product from bar coolers to bar locations. 


    Essential Functions:

    • Moves product from coolers to bar locations
    • Maintains bar stock by ordering or requisitioning liquors, beverages, condiments and supplies
    • Support bartending staff as needed

      · Serves alcoholic beverages responsibly, requests identification, and adheres to all company alcohol service policies and procedures 

    • Cleans and stores bar equipment and bar stock
    • Performs other duties as assigned
    • Responsible cash handling required

    Education & Experience

    • One to two years previous hospitality experience in a high volume environment preferred
    • Licensed bartenders will be given preference
    • High school diploma or equivalency, preferred

    Job Requirements

    • Excellent guest services skills
    • Possess basic knowledge of standard drink recipes and alcohol brand names
    • Verbal communication skills; listening skills
    • Ability to work effectively with others
    • Ability to work in fast-paced environment

    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to remain standing for entire length of shift
    • Constant walking, bending, reaching and repetitive motions

      · Ability to lift stock up to 50 pounds.  This position involves heavy lifting. 

    • Ability to move stock up to 200 pounds with use of hand cart. 


    Environmental Working Conditions

    • Bar environment- noise level may be moderate to high during busy times
    • May be exposed to variable temperatures, including extreme hot and cold, depending on season
    • May be required to work in confined and/or narrow spaces



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    Milwaukee World Festivals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer