Bartender Needed for Special Events

Posted in: The Barn

Seasonal Part Time Bartender Position

The Dairy Barn Arts Center is looking for an enthusiastic bartender to provide an excellent guest drinking experience. A good bartender will be able to create classic and innovative drinks exceeding customers’ needs and expectations. The hours will be Thursday and Friday evenings from July through September from 4-9pm. We would continue employment for special events during the year. The pay is $10.00/hour plus tips.  The candidate is responsible for paying taxes on all tips.

Bartender Responsibilities

  • Work with Executive Director and staff to establish and run the Bar for special events
  • Prepare alcohol or non-alcohol beverages for the bar and Dairy Barn patrons
    • Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails
    • Restock, rotate and replenish bar inventory and supplies
    • Take weekly bar inventory
  • Plan and present a bar menu in coordination with the Events Manager
  • Interact with customers, take orders and serve snacks and drinks
    • Assess customers’ needs and preferences and make recommendations
    • Check customers’ identification and confirm it meets legal drinking age
    • Stay guest focused and nurture an excellent guest experience
  • Prepare simple snacks for sale
  • Comply with all food and beverage regulations
  • Clear patio or service area of food and beverage items
  • Clean up bar and service area after every event
  • Run dishwasher during and following events as needed
  • Work with staff and volunteers to oversee the safety of patrons


Resume and proven working experience as a bartender

Excellent knowledge of mixing, garnishing and serving drinks

Positive attitude and excellent communication skills

Ability to keep the bar organized, stocked and clean

Ability to lift at least 30 pounds

Ability to work evenings and weekends on a regular basis

Please send a cover letter, resume and three references to Jane Forrest Redfern via email at  If you have any questions, please email us at

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