The Bartender/Server has knowledge of common drinks and makes suggestions to customers. Prepares cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages for customers. Being a Bartender/Server may require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Monitors bar inventory and takes appropriate action. In addition, Bartender/Server typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being a Bartender/Server gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Working as a Bartender/Server typically requires 1-3 years of related experience.

Server/Bartender Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Server/Bartender to join our team.


  • Guide guests through the food and beverage menu, answering questions as needed;
  • Serve only food and beverage items that meet strict specifications and standards;
  • Always wear appropriate uniform as prescribed by policy and maintain personal cleanliness;
  • Ensure that work stations are properly refilled at the end of every shift;
  • Verify the accuracy of prices, State and Federal taxes, tips and other charges on all checks;
  • Be able to bend, stoop, climb, and stand for up to 5 hours without sitting;
  • Turn in signed tip declaration form weekly;
  • Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails;
  • Preparing alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages for bar and patrons;
  • Check customer’s identification and confirm it meets legal drinking age;
  • Prepare alcohol or non-alcohol beverages for bar and restaurant patrons;
  • Assess customers needs and preferences and make recommendations;
  • Need to have knowledge of crafting cocktails, local products and prepare new and inventive cocktails;
  • When needed serving tables in the restaurant;
  • Responsible for cash handling and balancing drawer at the beginning and end of their shift.


  • Active listening;
  • Requisitions for liquor or beverages;
  • Replenishes bar snacks;
  • Serves customers their pre-ordered food;
  • Presents orders to the cooks on behalf of the patrons;
  • Social perceptiveness;
  • Collects money for drinks served;
  • Cleans bar and arranges glasses to create an attractive display;
  • Mixes and serves alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages to customers of the bar;
  • Resume and proven working experience as a bartender;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Eye for detail and understanding of drink mixing tools and techniques;
  • Must be over 21;
  • Strong task and time management abilities;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.