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Bartender
Island Oyster
146 Carder Road, Governors Island, NY
Island Oyster hiring Bartender in New York, NY

Island Oyster hiring Bartender in New York, NY

Island OysterMore Info

Seasonal • Hourly ($16.00) plus tips
Expires: Jul 18, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

Island Oyster is seeking a Bartender with elevated, high-volume restaurant experience. Bartenders are an integral part of our collaborative front-of-house team, helping to create exceptional guest experiences and earning industry-leading tips.

VENUE

Island Oyster

Island Oyster is a one-of-a-kind summer destination in New York City, recently nominated for a James Beard Foundation award for Best Restaurant Design. Featuring easygoing summer fare, a tropically inspired cocktail program and panoramic views of New York Harbor and downtown Manhattan, Island Oyster offers "a true island experience" (CNN). It's "a sight worth leaving Manhattan to see" (Vogue).

COMPANY

Crew

Crew is an innovative hospitality group that creates and operates experience focused restaurants and nautical ventures in New York and beyond.

With a focus on stunning locations, committed employees, engaged leadership, and appealing food and beverage offerings, Crew has created an outstanding work environment with leading industry pay and great opportunities for advancement.

Crew is built on a simple premise: creating experiences that we love and sharing them with the world. Whether it’s sipping cocktails on a historic schooner overlooking New York Harbor or enjoying sustainable oysters in a cozy New Orleans hideaway, we focus on making the places we wish existed.

Crew's award-winning restaurants include Grand Banks (Tribeca), Holywater (Tribeca), Pilot (Brooklyn Heights), High Tide (Dumbo), Drift In (West Village), Island Oyster, (Governors Island), and Seaworthy (New Orleans). And there are more on the way.

Crew’s flagship restaurant, Grand Banks, was named "The Absolute Best Waterfront Restaurant in New York" by New York Magazine, one of the “Best Waterfront Restaurants in the World” by CNN Travel, "Best Outdoor Dining in New York City" by The Village Voice, "Best Oyster Bar in New York City" by The New York Observer, and one of the "Three Best Bars in New York" by Conde Nast Traveler.

Seaworthy topped Eater's monthly Heatmap of New Orleans Restaurants for six months post opening, and was named "Seafood Restaurant of the Year" by New Orleans Magazine, and one of New Orleans "Five Best New Restaurants" by the Times Picayune.

Vogue has named Grand Banks, Island Oyster, and Pilot the top three places to drink outside in New York City; AM New York named Pilot the Best Boat Bar in New York City; and Island Oyster was nominated for a James Beard Foundation Award for Restaurant Design.

Holywater, Crew’s most recent venture, spent it’s first six months on Eaters list of NYC’s Hottest New Cocktail bars and it’s launch was celebrated by The New York Times, Town & Country, Elle Decor, and more. https://crewny.com/

DETAILS
Job Overview

Position Summary

Bartenders are the first and only point of contact for many of our guests. As such, you are an ambassador to our community and ultimately responsible for ensuring an elevated level of service. You must be friendly, outgoing, and possess a passion for service. Bartenders are responsible for ensuring guests’ enjoyment. You should be organized, able to think and act quickly and effectively while retaining self-composure. Be guest sensitive and possess a sense of timing. Take pride in your personal appearance and show dedication to your job. Display integrity and honesty in all aspects of your employment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Must have Sunday availability and Must be able to start immediately.
  • Accurately take guests' orders and input into POS system while maintaining correct transaction records
  • Comply with Crew and Department of Health established sanitation standards, personal hygiene, and health standards; observe proper food preparation and handling techniques and safety protocols
  • Comply with Crew safety plan and standards as set forth in training materials
  • Craft and serve beverages according to Crew's recipes and guidelines
  • Effectively communicate guest needs with FOH/BOH and management team
  • Ensure compliance with all State and local alcohol ordinances and the implementation of those ordinances
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of every item on the menu and answer guest questions with clarity and confidence, providing recommendations upon request
  • Navigate unsatisfied guest concerns while escalating serious issues to upper management
  • Provide friendly, gracious, motivated, detail oriented, and responsive service to create a memorable dining experience for guests
  • Report to work in a neat and clean uniform; maintain well-groomed hair and personal hygiene as established by company policy
  • Set up and breakdown station to specification; perform cleaning tasks at the conclusion of each service and prepare for the following service
  • Store food properly and safely according to Crew training; stock all beverage items properly according to the menu and par levels

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to perform essential job functions when working in a high business volume, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to walk, stand, and/or bend continuously and for extended periods of time as required to perform essential job functions
  • Able to lift 30+ lbs.
  • Able to work nights, weekends and holidays, and variable schedule, per the needs of the business
  • Be of legal age to serve alcohol
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • General knowledge of industry safety standards and procedures
  • Industry standard knowledge of classic drink recipes, beer, wine, and spirits
  • Polished personal presentation; grooming meets Company standards, as outlined by Employee Handbook
  • State applicable health and/or alcohol compliance card
  • Willingness to work in outdoor climate conditions

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the functions of this job, an employee must walk, stand, or remain stationary during entire the shift. Employee must be able to continuously reach, bend, lift, carry, stoop and wipe with the potential for slipping or tripping. Employee must frequently wash their hands and lift or move up to 35 pounds.


ENVIRONMENT

Company Culture

We were raised in the hospitality industry and have come to believe that the highest calling is treating people well, making them feel at home, and communing over good food and drinks. It brings us all together. 

We believe everyone should work in an environment where they are well compensated, culturally enriched, and treated with respect. Across the spectrum of our workforce, our employees take home industry leading income.


POLICY

Equal Opportunity Employer

Crew (including affiliates) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

Note

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.


BENEFITS

  • Paid Safe and Sick Leave
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Discount

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($16.00) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Commuter Benefits, Dining Discounts, Paid Time Off


Required Skills

Food and Drink Service

POS System Use

Sanitation Standards

Communication Skills

Problem Solving

Menu Knowledge

Customer Service

Safety Compliance

Schedule Flexibility

Legal compliance

Verbal Communication

English fluency

industry knowledge

Personal presentation

Handwashing Standards

Physical Requirements Comprehension

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Island Oyster is a one-of-a-kind summer destination in New York City, featuring easy-going summer fare, a tropically inspired cocktail program and panoramic views of New York Harbor and downtown Manhattan.

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