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Bar Back

Washington D.C., DC, USA

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About the Role

Typical responsibilities:

Restock and replenish bar supplies, such as glassware, straws, napkins, and garnishes, to maintain uninterrupted service.
Ensure that all beverage stations are fully stocked with clean glassware, ice, and necessary ingredients.
Maintain cleanliness and sanitation standards in the bar area, including counters, tables, and equipment.
Empty trash bins regularly and ensure proper disposal of waste according to health and safety regulations.
Clean and polish glassware, utensils, and bar equipment to uphold high standards of presentation.
Provide friendly and efficient customer service by promptly assisting with customer inquiries, orders, and requests.
Assist in delivering beverages to customers, ensuring accuracy and promptness.
Monitor bar area for empty glasses and promptly collect and clean them to maintain a clean and inviting atmosphere.
Receive and organize deliveries of alcohol and non-alcohol beverages, ensuring proper storage and rotation.
Maintain inventory levels of bar supplies and notify management when items need to be replenished.
Assist in conducting regular inventory counts to support accurate stock management/detect theft.
Work closely with bartenders and other bar staff to ensure smooth workflow and exceptional customer service.
Communicate effectively with team members, sharing relevant information and providing support as needed.
Collaborate with the kitchen staff to coordinate food and beverage orders, ensuring timely service to customers.


  • Useful qualifications:

    • Previous experience in a bar or hospitality setting is preferred but not mandatory.

    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment.

    • Exceptional attention to detail to maintain high cleanliness and presentation standards.

    • Ability to work well in a team and communicate effectively with colleagues.

    • Basic math skills to assist with inventory management and cash handling.

    • Physical stamina to stand for extended periods and lift heavy objects (e.g., kegs, cases of beverages).

    • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required in the hospitality industry.

About the Company

A Bar Back supports bartenders and ensures smooth operation of the bar. Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment are essential to succeed in this position.

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