Bartender (Casual Permanent)
The Westin Nova Scotian
1181 Hollis Street, B3H2P6 Halifax, NS
Deep in the heart of downtown Halifax, The Westin Nova Scotian offers first class accommodations in elegant and historic surroundings. We are an employer of choice in this vibrant city, being named a Great Place to Work (Retial & Hospitality), 2018 & 2019. With our 4 1/2 star Canada Select property offering 310 well-appointed guest rooms and 23,000 square feet of meeting space, our hotel is ideal for the business traveler, meeting planner, and leisure traveler alike.

The Westin is currently looking to hire individuals who are outgoing, friendly and like to have fun while maintaining a strong work ethic. We are currently looking for 2 casual permanent Bartender


The requirements of this position include preparing beverages requested by customers according to standard operating procedures, and to provide courteous, prompt table-side service to guests.  The bartender must provide an atmosphere of welcome and warmth generated by a sincere concern for all guests’ satisfaction. 


  • High School diploma and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
  • Previous bartending experience required.
  • Responsible Beverage certification required.
  • In-depth knowledge of wines including varietals & countries of origin preferred
  • Long hours sometimes required.
  • A detailed knowledge of liquor, beer, wine, mixed drinks and mocktails.
  • Knowledge of local liquor laws required.

  • Complete opening/closing duties according to standards set forth.
  • Prepare drinks for guest and beverage servers using specifications.
  • Present drinks to guests, obtain payment for them, and record accurately.
  • Have full knowledge of entire menu, as well as daily specials, desserts, etc.
  • Take all guests’ orders, ring them up, and expedite the orders from the kitchen in a presentable and timely manner.
  • Provide attentive service, focusing on guests’ needs.
  • Receive payment for food and beverages provided and provide change and receipt to guests.
  • Clear and clean tables when guests leave, return dishes/glasses to be washed. Keep lounge area clean and free from debris.
  • Creation of daily drink specials to promote dead stock products and fresh seasonal garnishes.
  • Wash all glassware and maintain a sanitary environment in accordance with local health codes.
  • Complete beverage requisitions to maintain par levels as needed, using full bottle for empty method.
  • Monitor guests for intoxication and report such findings to Manager immediately.
  • Keep an accurate record of all checks and balances to be presented in a daily report.
  • Process credit card and room charges.
  • Make change from cash register.
  • Analyze and complete a night audit report utilizing the sales summary received at closing time.
  • Other duties as required
RATE OF PAY: $13.47/hr

CLOSING DATE: December 7, 2018
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