Bartender - Rail Stop Restaurant & Bar

    • Job Tracking ID: 512881-612236
    • Job Location: Boston, MA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Date Updated: March 13, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Application:
    • Job Type: Full Time/Part Time
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Job Description:

We are seeking well-versed, Beverage professionals to provide an upscale bar experience, for the position of Bartender at the Rail Stop Restaurant & Bar! This position is responsible for all aspects of Bartending, providing knowledgeable, prompt and courteous service at the bar as well as to the Servers. The Bartender will provide guests with detailed wine, beer and cocktail descriptions and anticipate guest needs.


Must have at least two (2) or more years of Bartending experience in a Full-Service, Upscale Restaurant, with a combination of previous Food & Beverage experience.

Preferably TIPS Certified


  • Assist with greeting the guest and creating a memorable first impression.
  • Ensure proper set up of bar area prior to service, preparing all garnishes and drink ingredients.
  • Provide detailed descriptions of all wines, beers and liquors, with the ability to effectively make recommendations.
  • Service of cocktails, wine and beer in accordance with safe alcohol service standards.
  • Organize and maintain consistent liquor inventory.
  • Serve guests of the bar area efficiently, and with knowledge of the menu.
  • Assist in developing innovative drinks for guests and bar menus.
  • Adhere to the proper cash handling procedures, obtaining payment and settling all charges.
  • Communicate daily drink specials and specialty menu items to the guest.
  • Completion of all opening and closing side work, cleaning checklists and duties related to the shift.
  • Participate in daily staff meetings and departmental training meetings.

Experience and Skills:


  • Ability to stand for 8’ hours length of time.
  • Ability to walk/stand approximately 90% of shift.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular and continuous basis.
  • Ability to upsell menu items.
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of food & beverage service.
  • Requires good communication; both verbal and written.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in the English Language. A second language is desirable.
  • Familiarity with industry relevant Point of Sales systems.
  • Ability to practice and adhere to all safety requirements.


  • Work will primarily take place in the Restaurant, all back of house areas, and Food & Beverage service areas.
  • Interior and Exterior of the Restaurant, exposure to sun, heat, cold and changing weather conditions.

No Job Description for a position can possibly include all duties which may be requested by guests or required by the hotel. The objective of all positions is to effectively provide the services personally, or to immediately refer requests to the appropriate department manager. The items listed above are a summary of the major responsibilities of the position that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.