Employer: The Peak Grill and Tap Room at Palmer Gulch Resort

Location: Hill City

State: South Dakota

Company Description:
The Peak Grill & Tap Room is located in the heart of the Black Hills, the home of Mt. Rushmore National Memorial. We’re nestled in the pine trees at the KOA Palmer Gulch, a remote lodging and camping resort approx. 8 miles outside of Hill City South Dakota. Just a short drive from outdoor adventures and jaw-dropping national monuments such as Mt. Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial, Badlands National Park, Wind Cave National Park and Custer State Park. The area is great for those seeking a summer filled with hiking, biking, swimming, horseback riding, zip-lining, fishing, and lots more.

The Peak Grill & Tap Room is a family owned and operated restaurant known for its variety of domestic and import beer, wine and cocktails and a selection of food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The outdoor patio is a relaxing area where our guests can eat, drink and enjoy the breathtaking view of Black Elk Peak. Our food service takes us all over the park; Pancake breakfast at the Prospector tent, catering meals for family reunions or weddings, concessions for Palmer Gulch Rodeos and Polkapalooza. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated team members that want a cultural experience in South Dakota while making life long friends and memories.

Visit our website to learn more about The Peak Grill & Tap Room: http://www.thepeakbh.com

Job Description:
The job of a bartender may seem like a basic job with little responsibilities. However, a bartender has a range of responsibilities and duties and must constantly be multitasking and thinking ahead. Like in any hospitality worker, a bartender must be prepared to handle unexpected situations as they arise and maintain a cool and collected demeanor throughout the stressful situation. In fact, having strong, natural interpersonal skills is a crucial part of being a good bartender.

-mix and serve drinks – bartenders need to know many different drinks
-must be comfortable with pouring tap beer, wine and serving food
-responsible for memorizing a large number of cocktail drinks so they can be made and created at a customers request
-keep the bar stocked and cleaned – bartenders need to keep a clean, well organized work space
-washing dishes, especially drinking glasses and regularly stocking items like straws, napkins, and common drink ingredients like olives, cherries or limes
-clean-up at the end of the night is crucial, to include sweeping, mopping, wiping down the counters and tables and performing other janitorial cleaning duties

-collect payment from customers
-operating a cash register; closing bar tabs by accepting credit cards, cash or giving change
-a large part of a bartenders earnings are often through tips, so collecting payment is a crucial part to ensure a nightly wage
-checking „identification” guests who ask for an alcoholic beverage must be over the age of 21 to buy and consumer alcoholic beverages
-physical labor – bartending involves a lot of supplies that must continually be moved and shifted around. This could include putting glasses away, walking up/down stairs to deliver a customers drink to moving tables around on the patio. Bartenders must be willing and able to perform physical labor

*Dealing with customers; being friendly and kind to customers is important
A bartenders customer will more than likely be drinking. When people drink, they can get rowdy and confrontational. Because of this, a bartender must be prepared to handle a variety of situations in which tempers may be running high. A bartender must also be prepared to tell people they can’t have another drink when they appear to have had enough to drink already. On the other hand, many customers become more talkative and friendly when they drink and bartenders find themselves engaged in friendly and interesting conversation with customers.

Hourly Wage: $7.5
Eligible for Tips: Yes
Tipping in the United States is customary. Your tips will depend upon your personality and your knowledge of the menus, both food and
Estimated weekly wages including tips: $375
Bonus: Yes
We offer a Year End bonus to any employee who fulfills their contract; ex. doesn’t leave prior to the Visa end date. Our bonus is 5% of your gross wages excluding tips.
* All figures above are pre-tax

Estimated average number of hours per week: 36

Estimated minimum number of hours per week: 32

Estimated maximum number of hours per week: 42

Potential fluctuation in hours per week:
Shoulder season (May and September), Holiday’s and special events within the resort.

Average number of hours per week reached by last year’s seasonal employees: 36

Overtime Policy:
Yes, paid after 40 hours

Housing Provided: Yes. Employer Guarantees employer – owned or employer – arranged housing to all hired participants. Required to stay.

Employer-owned or employer-arranged housing description: Students will reside in „The Bunkhouse” at 124 Pine Ave, Hill City, South Dakota 57745 Employer-Arranged housing includes electricity, water and internet.

You can find more information about this job here: The Peak Grill and Tap Room at Palmer Gulch Resort -_Bartender – 2020 Summer


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