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Alto Rooftop Bar hiring Bartender in New Orleans, LA

Alto Rooftop BarMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($6.50) plus tips
Expired: Feb 25, 2023

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Required Years of Experience

1 year

Job Details
Health benefits available on date of hire for full time associates (no wait!!) Includes family or domestic partner
15 days of paid time off each year and 2 days of volunteer time off
9 paid holidays for full time associates (New Year, MLK Day, Mardi Gras, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas)
25% Discount on food at Josephine Estelle, Seaworthy, Bar Marilou, and Alto Pool Bar
401(k) after one year of service with matching up to 6%

Voted Best Rooftop Bar in New Orleans: A roof garden and rooftop bar perched on top of the luxurious and modern Ace Hotel. Located just off Lafayette Square in the heart of New Orleans, Alto is an urban chic venue, open for all everyday to enjoy lunch, dinner and drinks. The rooftop bar serves a mix of seasonal cocktails, craft beers, wines and frozen drinks along with Italian inspired small plates. Grab a seat at the tiki-style bar, or even better, lounge away in one of the sun beds right by the lovely rooftop pool.


Prepare beverage orders in accordance with Ace Hotel standards and recipes. Manage flow of guests in and around bar area. Keep bar clean and organized.


Qualified candidates must be able to satisfactorily complete the following responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Prepare cocktails and other drink orders to guests’ specifications while maintaining Ace Hotel quality standards.
  2. Handle payment for beverage purchases in compliance with Ace Hotel & PCI and cash handling procedures.
  3. Properly check all guests’ identification to ensure legal age compliance.
  4. Properly input guest orders through the POS system.
  5. Maintain positive guest relations at all times. 
  6. Maintain current and accurate knowledge of the menu offerings.
  7. Manage inventory for liquor, wine, beer, and other beverage ingredients.
  8. Perform sidework as needed.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Ability to satisfactorily communicate in verbal and written English with guests, management, and co-workers to their understanding.
  2. Prioritize and organize work assignments, have timely follow up and execution. 
  3. Have superb time management skills.
  4. Maintain complete knowledge of all hotel services/features and hours of operation.
  5. Other language, mathematical, and reasoning abilities as outlined below.
  6. Ability to comply with physical demands as outlined below.
  7. Knowledge and understanding of Atelier & Ace Culture & initiatives
  8. Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations.
  9. If applicable, must meet any required minimum age to serve alcohol.
  10. Must be able to maintain a flexible work schedule.
  11. Knowledge of safety initiatives in compliance with OSHA guidelines.

High school diploma required. Minimum 1 year previous experience as a bartender. Minimum 2 years previous experience in a fast-paced bar and/or restaurant. Additional hotel and/or restaurant experience preferred. Must have any legally required bartending certifications, if applicable. Additional certifications (ServSafe, TiPS, etc.) preferred.


Candidate must meet the following cognitive abilities:

  1. Ability to understand guests’ service needs & requests.
  2. Ability to acknowledge guests’ requests in a polite manner.
  3. Ability to clearly communicate in verbal and written English (additional foreign languages are encouraged and preferred).
  4. Ability to apply logical thinking and understanding to carry out written and oral instructions.
  5. Ability to address and solve problems involving guest and operational issues.
  6.  Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The typical environment is a bar atmosphere with ambient room temperatures, ambient lighting, and common bar equipment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Sit, walk, and stand continuously.
  2. Lift / carry 25lbs (frequently) and 50lbs (occasionally)
  3. Bend, squat, crawl, and reach above shoulder level.
  4. Use dominate hand coordination for simple grasping, pushing/pulling, and fine manipulation.
  5. May be exposed to extreme temperatures, dust, dampness, height, and moving machinery.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($6.50) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Dining Discounts, We are a vaccinated employer and require proof of vaccination upon hire.

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Italian, Tapas / Small Plates

Boutique Hotel, Bar / Lounge

Part of Ace Hotel New Orleans