Skills Bartender in the Lethbridge–Medicine Hat Region

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "bartender" was moved from the group Bartenders (NOC 6512) to the group Bartenders (NOC 64301).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a bartender in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Bartenders (NOC 64301).

Tasks

  • Organize and set up bar
  • Short order cooking and food preparation
  • Clean bar area and wash glassware
  • Serve food or snacks
  • Clean draft beer system
  • Hire and dismiss staff
  • Advise on wine selection
  • Supervise food and beverage servers and other staff
  • Inform customers regarding contents of cocktails or other drinks
  • Schedule staff
  • Train staff
  • Collect cash, credit/debit cards or other payment for beverages
  • Operate cash register
  • Operate video lottery terminal
  • Record and balance beverage sales
  • Store beverage and food products
  • Order bar stock and maintain inventory and control of bar stock
  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Enforce provincial/territorial liquor legislation and regulations
  • Prepare mixed drinks, wine, draft or bottled beer and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Take beverage orders from serving staff or directly from patrons

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Service and Care Help -
    • Counselling and Nurturing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Protecting and Enforcing
    • Serving Others
    • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
  • Management Help -
    • Strategic Planning
    • Leading and Motivating
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
    • Evaluating
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Supervising
  • Communication Help -
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Teaching and Training
    • Professional Communicating
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Interviewing
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Managing Information
    • Processing Information

    Knowledge

  • Law and Public Safety Help -
    • Law, Government, and Jurisprudence
    • Public Safety and Security
  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Management
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Clerical
    • Sales
    • Marketing
    • Client Service
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