Bartender/Mixologist QT Queenstown

  • QT Wellington
  • Queenstown, New Zealand
  • 19 Sep, 2022
Part time Hospitality, Tourism and Travel

Job Description

About the business 
Our passion is people. Designers, housekeepers and chefs, DJ’s, engineers, porters, baristas and accountants. We’re for the passionate. The progressive. We include. We nurture talent and promote internally. When you work here, you don’t just come to work, you bring yourself to work. Of course we love great food. Natural service. Beautiful art, elegant design. Cocktails. Music. Luxury. QT is part of EVENT Hospitality & Entertainment, a proudly Australian-owned company with over 100 years’ experience in hospitality, entertainment and leisure in Australian & New Zealand. 

Reds Bar @ QT Queenstown

Reds is home to Queenstown's biggest back bar where old school meets new school with the perfect pairing of slick service, homegrown eats and a drinks list that makes you go ‘WOWSAH’.

We are now after a passionate Cocktail Bartender to take a spot behind Queenstown's hottest cocktail bar.

A standard of excellence is expected in all points of service. This is an opportunity for someone with a good work ethic to have their high standards appreciated and rewarded.

Minimum 30 hours/week are guaranteed, $25-$30 per hour.

What we need:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in a similar role
  • Energy, quirkiness and individualism 
  • A service driven attitude with an attention to detail
  • Excellent food and beverage operations knowledge
  • Sound knowledge of cocktails

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Benefits & perks

Renowned for our refreshingly local, down-to-earth experiences.

Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job.

50% off stays at EVENT hotels – Rydges, QT, Atura, JUCY Snooze and more.

Awesome winter and summer savings and discounts at Thredbo.

Rapid career growth opportunities through our EVENT network.

Local community involvement, volunteering and charitable giving. 

Australia and NZ’s largest and most diverse experiences company. 



Title: Bartender / Mixologist

Reports to: Food & Beverage Manager / Director of Food & Beverage

Position Overview: The Bartender / Mixologist is responsible for delivering first class customer service with passion, style and flair whether it is at the bar, in the restaurant, room service, conferencing and/or events.

  • Take direction from the Supervisor and/or Manager as well as maintaining a proactive approach.
  • Anticipate and attend to customer’s needs and desires immediately, ensuring that all customer interaction is done in a professional, helpful and courteous manner. 
  • Follow and complete all checklists/tasks efficiently during your shift and report any difficulties immediately to the Supervisor.
  • General duties may include but is not limited to:
    • running food and/or drinks, 
    • taking food and/or drink orders, 
    • clearing tables, 
    • moving furniture, 
    • washing plates, cups and glasses, 
    • assisting in stock take,
    • counting and balancing tills,
    • making barista coffees, 
    • mixing drinks, 
    • re-stocking of minibar, 
    • general cleaning within the venue.
  • Requisition stock, fruit and consumables and check off stock when delivered.
  • Ensure that the allocated section(s) are stocked in accordance with established par levels.
  • Monitoring the physical presentation of all public guest spaces, ensuring the lighting, atmosphere, and ambience are appropriate.
  • Communicate effectively within the team to ensure that service times are optimal.
  • You will be responsible for operation of the POS systems, accurately processing all cash and card transactions, and held accountable for your till.
  • Comply with all of the venue’s standards when producing and dispensing food and beverage products.
  • Communicate any issues or incidents to management.
  • Be fully conversant with the menus, wine list, loyalty programs, hotel facilities and services in order to promote these facilities and services to customers. 
  • Promote EVENT properties to guests wherever possible.
  • Be a brand ambassador for the venue, hotel as well as Event Hospitality & Entertainment.
  • Follow the hotel policies, procedures, guidelines and manuals to ensure compliance, safety and profitability. 
  • Give assistance and support to other departments and/or colleagues when needed.
  • Attend and participate in all scheduled meetings, training and development programmes.
  • You are the face of the venue therefore a neat, tidy and presentable appearance is required at all times.
  • Customer focused, providing efficient, friendly and professional service to all guests.
  • Work together with trust and treat all guests and colleagues from all cultural groups with respect.