Bar Back

Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Hotel
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Posted January 3, 2022

Are you a well-qualified Bar Back looking to work in one of Fort Lauderdale's Hottest locations? Then, we want to speak with you NOW!

Position Summary:

Provide timely, accurate, and friendly service while supporting the Bartenders and bar staff in the effective and efficient operation of the facility. To show our guests a memorable experience so that they will want to return.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Restock liquor, mixers, and garnishes behind the bar
  • Perform bussing responsibilities such as clearing empty cups and trash from bartop and tables
  • Maintain overall appearance and cleanliness of bar (i.e. wipe down surfaces, push chairs and stools in, arrange drink menus and salt and pepper shakers, etc.)
  • Perform frequent restroom checks for quality control
  • Clean restrooms thoroughly at the end of each shift
  • Perform clean-ups of spills or other customer accidents as needed
  • Ensure bartenders are equipped with clean rags at bartending stations at all times
  • Clean cups and dishes in the back of the house; adhere to dish-washing procedures
  • Ensure bartenders are equipped with clean glasses in front of the house at all times
  • Check and re-stock ice bins
  • Assist bartenders with the back of house liquor inventory
  • Follow all opening, closing, and key-holding procedures during each shift
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by smiling and answering any questions our customers may ask

Requirements and Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent preferred

Experience in bar backing or bussing preferred

Ability to perform well under pressure

Detail-oriented, organized, cleanly

Must be able to lift at least 30 lbs.

Must have a flexible schedule (may be required to work late shifts, weekends, or holidays as needed

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Minimum two years of craft cocktail experience.
  • Experience in leading a team and executing a beverage program.
  • Familiarity with hospitality industry practices preferred.

Benefits we provide to our AMAZING Team Members include:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Supplemental benefits
  • 401K
  • 401K matching
  • Hotel discounts
  • Free lunch
  • Much more!!!!

About the Company:

The Wurzak Hotel Group (“WHG”) is a Philadelphia based, vertically integrated owner, developer and operator of premium branded full service, extended stay and focus service hotels. WHG gains its competitive advantage by developing talent within the organization that embody the same entrepreneurial spirit of our leadership team and who seeks to create value through tireless innovation and a tight focus on the operational details.

The Wurzak Hotel Group (“WHG”) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Hotel

236 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Our Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port hotel near Port Everglades is perfectly situated in the heart of Fort Lauderdale’s Vibrant 17th Street Cruise District. We are located at the entrance to Port Everglades and the Broward County Convention Center, 5 minutes from Fort Lauderdale Beach, downtown Fort Lauderdale and Las Olas Blvd. Hop on the Water Taxi, we’re steps from the stop. If arriving by plane, we’re only 10 minutes from Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL) and while renting a car is easy, the Sun Trolley is a unique way to get around. Our newly renovated lobby, restaurants and guest rooms provide a contemporary coastal feel. Guests can relax under swaying palm trees, catch a nap in a pool-side cabana, or sip cocktails under the Fort Lauderdale sun. Whether starting or ending the day, our culinary team will awaken the senses. Guests an sip locally roasted coffee at Calusa Coffee Bar, treat themselves to a locally-inspired meal at Bistro 17, or enjoy craft cocktails & local beers at R Lounge.

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