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Bartender

Our bartenders will be responsible for the following:
  • Educate customers on our ciders and the cider-making process.

  • Create and maintain a pleasant taproom environment (temperature, music, cleanliness, conduct).

    Be welcoming and engaging to customers.

  • Arrive to work punctual and prepared.

  • Follow Sage Bird Ciderworks policies as laid out in the Employee Handbook.

  • Handle sales of cider and merchandise through a point of sales system.

  • Credit card/cash handling.

  • Ensure high-levels of service, quality and customer satisfaction. Interact with customers and vendors to develop and maintain a favorable public image.

  • Assist with special events and team building opportunities.

  • Handle kegs and a tap system.​

Personal & Professional Qualifications Include:
  • Available to work nights, weekends, and some holidays.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the craft beverage/wine industry.​

  • Exceptional skills in leadership, communication, organization, attention to detail, and customer service.

  • Positive attitude and ability to work with a diverse set of people​.

  • Basic familiarity with tablet-based POS systems and Google office platforms like Docs and Sheets.

  • Aptitude for and desire to learn the mechanical workings of taproom equipment and some production equipment in order to address problems quickly and efficiently.

 

Education & Experience:
  • Must be 21+ years old

  • High School Degree or GED required

  • Bartending experience preferred but not required

  • Must have reliable transportation

  • ​Current TIPS or Alcohol Awareness Training preferred

Working Conditions:
  • This position requires an individual who works under a range of circumstances, including: shift work, weekend work, working with challenging patrons, working in the fast-paced environment of a crowded taproom, and working within close proximity of an operating cidery (noise, heavy equipment, odors related to the production process).

 

Physical Requirements:
  • Bartenders will likely be required to stand for extended periods of time.

  • May be required to lift up to 60 lbs to move kegs and/or boxes with the help of a hand truck.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email to info@sagebirdciderworks.com with your resume and an introduction explaining why you would be a great fit for the job. Must be able to start as early as August 26. 

Sage Bird Ciderworks

325 N Liberty Street.,

Harrisonburg, VA 22802

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