Department Of Defense Great Lakes , IL 60088

Posted 2 months ago

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This position is located in Pier 525, Food and Beverage Division, Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Department, Naval Station, Great Lakes, Illinois. The incumbent in this position serves as Club Operations Assistant and/or Bartender, Pier 525, Building 525.

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Prepares a limited variety of alcoholic drinks by selecting proper premix and garnish where a working knowledge of the various mixed drinks is required. Serves patrons directly or delivers to waiter.

Receives payment, operates cash register, and makes and returns change to patrons or waiter. Works from drink recipes and is held strictly responsible for pre-measuring drinks to meet retail accountability requirements. Takes food orders and sends them to kitchen for preparation, serves food at the counter. Serves spirits, beer, wine coolers, candy and other sundry items at the counter.

Incumbents in these positions are assigned, where the duty manager requires, which includes one of the service bars or the checking/identification and stamping prior to entering during operation period, for the purpose of patron entrance and exit surveillance in addition roving the club to the checking of identification cards and assure proper stamping of patrons. He/she has the right to refuse admission to anyone already intoxicated. Incumbents observe departing patrons to ensure that if they have over indulges, they will assist in getting the patron a ride home, call a cab or insure patron's friends will take patron home.

Assures that all activities are operating as scheduled and according to policies and procedures prescribed by the Club Manager or Assistant Manager. Explains and enforces Club policies, procedures and regulations; attempts to resolve problems or refers to designated authority. May refuse entrance or service to unauthorized individuals and must use tack and courtesy when refusing entrance or service.

Incumbents must be able to set up both bars for operation. Must know sanitation procedures.

Maintains work area net and clean. Washes and sanitizes equipment, glassware and utensils. Makes out mess requisitions for stocking items needed during shift. Prepares Daily Activity Report for cash receipt documentation at end of shift.

Incumbents may direct patrons to food and beverage service areas and furnish information regarding the location of cashier's cage, manager's office, advisory office and restroom facilities. Incumbents provide information regarding the location of other facilities, such as the service station, Consolidated Package Store, barber shops, dining halls, concession activities and all other MWR facilities.

Incumbents shall maintain assigned entrances, exits and all public area in a clean and orderly manner. Must ensure the closing of the mess to include checking door locks, inspecting the premises for fire hazards; and turning off lights and other electrical equipment.

Controls over the Position:

The incumbent receives specific guidance and supervision from Assistant Manager and/or Mess Management. Assistance is always available in the performance of these duties from the Great Lakes Police Department.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

7405 Bartending

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  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment



Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

Minimum Qualifications:

Able to read, write and comprehend English. A minimum of Bartender or Waitress practical experience preferred.

Must be dependable, courteous and friendly and be able to effectively and harmoniously work with Mess Management and patrons. High School graduate with previous experience in customer and/or public relations work. Must be 21 years of age.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.



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