Job description Bartender in the Lethbridge–Medicine Hat Region

Find out what work is like for a bartender in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Bartenders (NOC 6512).

Bartenders

Description

Bartenders mix and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. They are employed in restaurants, hotels, bars, taverns, private clubs, banquet halls and other licensed establishments. Supervisors of bartenders are included in this unit group.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Take beverage orders from serving staff or directly from patrons
  • Mix liquor, soft drinks, water and other ingredients to prepare cocktails and other drinks
  • Prepare mixed drinks, wine, draft or bottled beer and non-alcoholic beverages for food and beverage servers or serve directly to patrons
  • Collect payment for beverages and record sales
  • Maintain inventory and control of bar stock and order supplies
  • Clean bar area and wash glassware
  • Ensure compliance with provincial/territorial liquor legislation and regulations
  • May train and supervise other bartenders and bar staff
  • May hire and dismiss staff.

Job titles

  • bartender
  • head bartender
  • bar steward
  • bar attendant

Related occupations

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