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Laguna Beach, CA
$16.00 - $16.00 Hourly


Daily Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to the schedule set forth by the Saloon Manager and execute the duties and responsibilities as assigned.

  • Ensure that the beers on tap are acceptable to serve (right temperature,

optimal quality, no off-smells, or flavors)

  • Engage with each patron directly, giving each the attention they deserve, and making them feel welcomed while working to meet their needs quickly and efficiently.

  • Politely and respectfully address customers’ questions about beer and wine, regardless of their knowledge or experience.

  • Conform to and enforce regulations set forth by the alcoholic beverage commission (double-checking IDs when necessary, curtailing overconsumption, etc)

  • Maintain a clean bar, storage, and overall work area.

  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) governing saloon operations.

  • Maintain a pleasant saloon environment.

  • Work towards continuous optimization of saloon operations by providing Saloon Manager and management with timely feedback.

  • Play the role of brand ambassador of the Sawdust Festival.

$16.00 per hour, plus tips



  • Must be at least 21 years old.

  • Available to work day, night, and weekend shifts

  • Prior bartending / service experience is desirable.

  • Has a valid Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) certificate or is able to provide one before their first shift worked.

  • Able to use tablet-based POS system, and handle cash sales.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Exceptional customer service skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task.

  • Positive attitude and ability to work with a diverse set of people.

  • Ability to lift 35-50 lbs.

  • Ability to move full kegs with the aid of a dolly.

  • Aptitude for, or desire to learn, the mechanical workings of saloon equipment to address problems quickly and efficiently.

  • Grace under pressure

Working Conditions:

This position requires an individual who works under a range of circumstances, including shift work, weekend work, working with challenging patrons, working in a fast-paced environment, and working within proximity of live music.

Physical Requirements:

A bartender will be required to stand for extended periods of time. They may also be required to lift boxes 35-50 lbs. to move empty / full kegs with the help of a dolly.