Sage Hospitality Resources Barback in Chicago, Illinois

Req # 6427BR

Job Title Barback

Position Type Full Time - Regular

Location Name Ritz Carlton Chicago

City Chicago

State IL

Why Us

Iconic architecture, a thriving culinary scene, beautifully landscaped public spaces and an array of museums are just part of what draws visitors to the Windy City. At The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, a luxury hotel set atop Water Tower Place in the historic Gold Coast, guests will have every chance to explore the city, from shopping along Michigan Avenue to viewing famous works at the Art Institute. Yet with our hotel’s spa, rooftop lounge, locally inspired restaurant, indoor lap pool and spacious accommodations overlooking the city, guests may not want to leave the premises.

Recognized as “the gold standard” of hospitality, The Ritz-Carlton selects only the most passionate and skilled hospitality professionals. And as one of our Ladies and Gentlemen, you will reflect the values that make us the world’s finest luxury brand. Here, in a diverse environment where individual aspirations are fulfilled and quality of life is enhanced, you will be inspired to work alongside your fellow employees to bring special moments to life for our guests and each other.

Posting Overview

Keep all bar/lounge equipment and supplies at the proper level throughout all hours of operation in order to ensure proper service to all guests.

Requirements

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Compassion

Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Knowledge/Skills

Must have minimal hearing. Must have good vision. Must be able to see items and area to stock, clean and use proper supplies. Must have good speech skills. Must have good literacy and comprehension to identify proper stock items and record usage.

Abilities

Repeated bending, pushing, pulling and lifting -up to 35 lbs. required. Ability to identify proper supplies.

Repeated lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying up to 50 lbs. -cases of liquor, glasses, trash, cans, mopping and sweeping. Bending/kneeling required to clean and stock bar areas. Ability to mop and sweep, lift items above head to stock and bend to pick up items. Continuous standing, in order to stock and clean bar and lounge areas.

Education/Formal Training

None

Experience

Cleaning and stocking experienced preferred.

Material/Equipment Used

Chemicals/agents used -cleaning agents including soap to mop, glass cleaning and dishwashing agents. Operation of washing machine.

Environment

Physically strenuous -prolonged standing, walking, lifting and carrying throughout entire shift

EEO Statement

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.