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Filled with culture and history, the Schauer Arts Center was transformed from a canning factory built in 1912 into a non-profit, regional center for the arts that inspires creativity and connects people. Be part of a team committed to bringing professional live entertainment to the local community in this unique venue.


TYPE OF POSITION:  Occasional part-time, hourly, non-exempt

Position Summary: Tend to all services of the bar during theater performances and during rental events. This includes set up, preparing and serving beverages, taking payment, managing customers and cleanup. Provide the best in customer service while working as an ambassador for the Center. This position is under the direction and supervision of the Rental Event Coordinator.

Compensation/Benefits: $10.00 per hour plus tips for hosted events/$15.00 per hour for all other events, subject to overtime wages if a 7-day period exceeds 40 hours. Occasional part-time employees are not eligible for employment benefits, except for those expressly provided within the Schauer Personnel Policies handbook.

Schedule: Supervisor and employee will gauge what is reasonable and necessary, as workload will vary. Requires a flexible schedule of hours with performance and event-related evening and weekend hours.

Minimum Requirements: Must be 18 years old with at least one year of bartending experience. Must have a valid City of Hartford bartending license or be eligible to obtain one. Must be able to work flexible hours such as weekends, nights and occasional holidays.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge and experience in mixology, knowledge of local and state alcohol laws, rules and regulations, skills in math and making change, skills in using technology for cash and credit purchases. Ability to deal with underage guests requesting service and difficult or intoxicated guests. This position requires excellent attendance and dependability, flexibility, integrity and honesty, motivated and dedicated behavior.

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The Schauer Center is an equal employment opportunity employer. We adhere to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age or disability. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with the Schauer Center depends solely on your qualifications.

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