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Topnotch Resort and Spa
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At BENCHMARK, a global hospitality company the definition of success is as individual as each of the over 10,000 employees worldwide who compose our award-winning teams. Each person brings unique skills, talents, experience, history, and culture to our company. Together, they form an extraordinary mosaic that supports BENCHMARK's very entrepreneurial culture. Each team member's desire for accomplishment is supported by our determination and passion to build successful and rewarding futures.

Job Description

We are looking for a highly motivated Bartender to join our team at Topnotch Resort in Stowe, Vermont. If making meaningful connections, figuring out what it takes and stepping it up to win the day is what you do, and you love it, we want you! This is a tremendous opportunity for a driven person to grow and learn at a world-class, boutique property made up of two unique, exceptional hotels.
A majestic mountainside destination in Stowe, Vermont that blends the gracious charm of a ski lodge with the luxurious amenities of a world-class resort. This is Topnotch. Much like a countryside auberge, we offer an intimate and serene escape at our New England luxury resort - one that brings nature seamlessly into the conversation. And ispires conviviality at every turn. Our Vermont country retreat offers an unyielding focus on the hotel experience and on characteristics that separate the extraordinary from the ordinary. Our Topnotch Spa is considered one of the world’s top resort spas by Spa Finder, Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure and is committed to creating bliss. Tennis? With six outdoor and four indoor courts, as well as a USPTA-certified international staff, our Tennis Center is ranked one of the Top Ten U.S. Tennis Resorts. Blend that with dining experiences which live up to the resort’s name. Simply put, we’re Topnotch.

The ideal candidate would understand excellent customer service, the need to anticipate the guests’ needs and deliver food and cocktails quickly, the focus on “clean as you go” techniques of service, and the need to be an expert on the menu including all daily food and drink special item so as to be able to guide the guest in their ordering, thereby ensuring an exceptional client experience. An understanding of bar skills and a knowledge of cocktails and wines including appropriate pairings in addition to proper cash handling are key to this position. In addition, operational focus will include working with the front of house staff as well as the members of the kitchen staff to deliver flawless service to one another and our guests.

Formal Education and Job Related Requirements

Our preference would be that the candidate will possess a minimum of a high school diploma and a one year employment experience in hospitality. Hotel experience is preferred, but not required. Must possesses effective communications skills. Additional requirements: Current food handler card. Bartending certification.

Job-Related Physical Requirements

This position requires the employee to engage in Constant Standing, Walking, Balancing, Lifting/Carrying 10lbs or less, Manual Dexterity, Gross Motor Skills, Near Vision, Far Vision, Color Recognition and Hearing. In addition, the position requires the employee to engage in Frequent Bending Over, Reaching, Lifting/Carrying 11lbs to 25lbs, and Utilize Eye Hand Coordination.  Further the position requires Occasional Crouching, Pushing/Pulling, and Lifting/Carrying 26-50lbs.  The position involves the following Environmental Factors:  Working Inside, Working, Closely with Others, Noise/Vibrations, Working Above Ground, Working with Chemicals/Detergents/Cleaners, Walking on Uneven Surfaces, and Working Around Machinery/Motorized Equipment.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

In applying for this position, I acknowledge that I have read the above Position Guidelines and Position Analysis/Specifications and testify that I am able to perform the essential job functions for this position.

About Benchmark Hospitality & Gemstone Hotels & Resorts

We are a passionate team, creating uniquely successful hotels and resorts. We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit; focused on developing and retaining fiercely loyal owners, partners, guests and team members. We pride ourselves on being different and have a portfolio of 58 unique and distinctive properties with 10,000 staff members across the globe.

A different kind of company, requires a different kind of team member.  You'll be challenged to think in new ways--solving a wide range of problems and be recognized and rewarded accordingly.

Benchmark Hospitality International and Gemstone Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, military service obligations, citizenship status, genetic information or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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