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Bartender & Server*

Company: The Beach
Location: Johns Island
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

We are looking to hire enthusiastic individuals to join the Spring House crew at Kiawah River! Kiawah River is a fairly new waterfront community, located on Johns Island, that embraces the Lowcountry sea islands life and is centered on outdoor pursuits with 20 miles of shoreline and 2,000 acres of picturesque land, including multiple working farms, a goat dairy and a Community Support Agriculture (CSA) program. The community vision is to combine residential, retail and hospitality offerings with custom and semi-custom homes featuring high-quality coastal architecture. We are located right off of Betsy Kerrison Parkway, near the River Road intersection and 2.5 miles before you reach the Kiawah-Seabrook roundabout. The commute includes a relaxing and scenic drive past farmland, wildflowers, mossy oaks, and some of our favorite "residents", the Kiawah River Farm's cows, goats, pigs, donkeys, and chickens.
The Spring House is the first key amenity in the new Kiawah River community and features two pools, an outdoor spa, pool bar, dining room, event space, and a state-of-the-art fitness facility with locker rooms and saunas- all overlooking the scenic Kiawah River.
Full time assistance needed including Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Flexibility is a plus!

  • We also offer a benefits package that is stellar, including remarkable health benefits, 401K match, generous PTO, employee development to name a few. Of course, these are nicely packaged with commensurate compensation.
  • Discounted food and beverage items (based on availability)
  • Specialized industry training in food and beverage
    Our ideal candidates are those who want to have fun at work, are excited to be on the ground floor of a blossoming operation, and are adaptable and open to learning every element of the new facility. Come join the team and help to create a fun dining experience on the river.

    • Welcoming customers, reading and listening to people to determine food & beverage preferences and making recommendations.
    • Planning drink menus and informing customers about new beverages and specials.
    • Selecting and mixing ingredients, garnishing glasses, and serving beverages to customers.
    • Checking identification to ensure customers are the legal age to purchase alcohol.
    • Taking inventory and ordering supplies to ensure bar and tables are well-stocked.
    • Adhering to all food safety and quality regulations.
    • Handling cash, credit, and debit card transactions, ensuring charges are accurate and returning correct change to patrons, balancing the cash register.
    • Maintaining a clean work and dining area by removing trash, cleaning tables, and washing glasses, utensils, and equipment.
    • Developing new cocktail recipes.
    • Keeping bar, dining areas and kitchen clean and properly serviced
    • Meets state minimum age to serve alcohol.
    • Availability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
    • Positive, engaging personality, and professional appearance.
    • Basic math and computer skills.
    • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Strong task and time management abilities.
    • Eye for detail and understanding of drink mixing tools and techniques, food knowledge and service
    • Ability to stand, walk, bend, etc. for extended periods, and lift up to 25 lbs.
    • Maintains dining ambiance with an enthusiastic attitude.
    • Prepares room and bar for dining with all appropriate mis en place and ensures cleanliness.
    • Protects establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies.
    • Keeps kitchen staff informed by noting timing of meal progression.
    • Responds to additional patron requirements by inquiring of needs and observing dining process.
    • Concludes dining experience by acknowledging choice of restaurant and inviting patrons to return.
    • Obtains revenues by totaling charges, issuing bills, accepting payments, delivering bills and payments to host, and returning change or credit card and signature slip to patrons.

      In addition to the functions of the role, each and every team member is also responsible to:

      • Attend scheduled staff meetings.
      • Make suggestions about improvements in service procedures and layout; help with managerial logs.
      • Assist with training of new hires.


        • Previous food and beverage service experience is preferred but not required
        • Applicable experience in hospitality or concierge responsibilities is preferred but not required
        • Training or certification in TIPS and ServSafe is preferred but not required


          • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
          • Aptitude in resolving issues with a customer-focused orientation
          • Ability in multitasking and time-management
          • Polite and confident with a great deal of patience
          • Comfortable with using technology daily (upon training): point-of-sale, reports and logs, etc.


            • Personable and positive can-do attitude- remain upbeat throughout service, lots of smiles.
            • Flexible and adaptable to a changing operation and daily needs, events, etc.
            • Willingness to learn all aspects of each job and take great care of guests.
            • Take pride in one's work, shows up ready for work in appearance and attitude, and motivated to improve each day.
            • Be a team player-be ready to jump in when needed for the good of the team and to provide excellent service to fellow coworkers-not just residents and guests.
            • Willingness to contribute to and foster a work environment where everyone is appreciated, respected, and needed.

Keywords: The Beach, Charleston , Bartender & Server*, Hospitality & Tourism , Johns Island, South Carolina

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