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Career Details :: Bartenders
Mix and serve drinks to patrons, directly or through waitstaff.
No previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, a person can become a general office clerk even if he/she has never worked in an office before.
These occupations may require a high school diploma or GED certificate. Some may require a formal training course to obtain a license.
Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few days to a few months of training. Usually, an experienced worker could show you how to do the job.
- Mixes ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters, to prepare cocktails and other drinks.
- Collects money for drinks served.
- Serves wine and draft or bottled beer.
- Arranges bottles and glasses to make attractive display.
- Orders or requisitions liquors and supplies.
- Prepares appetizers, such as pickles, cheese, and cold meats.
- Cleans glasses, utensils, and bar equipment.
- Slices and pits fruit for garnishing drinks.
- Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
- Counter and Rental Clerks
- Flight Attendants
- Food Preparation Workers
- Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants
- Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants and Baggage Porters
- Waiters and Waitresses
General Work Activities
- Establishing & Maintaining Relationships
- Performing for/Working With Public
- Handling and Moving Objects
- Monitoring and Controlling Resources
- Communicating With Persons Outside Organization
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Provide a Service to Others
- Deal With External Customers