Restaurants, Bars & Cafes | Listed 18 October

QT Newcastle – Cocktail Bartender

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About QT Hotels & Resorts

Excuse me… yes, you. Welcome to QT. Our hotels and resorts stretch from Sydney to Queenstown to Perth and now Newcastle. Each is unique, just like our 1308 people. Care to make it 1309?

Our passion is people, designers, housekeepers, chefs, DJ’s, engineers, porters, baristas and accountants. Together, we create a place of quirky luxury, where service is an art and an honor.

About QT Newcastle

Join our team and be part of the hottest hotel opening for our first ever regional QT property. This newest kid on the block is set to transform the CBD of Newcastle. Sitting pretty within a stunning heritage building and surrounded by bars, shops, eateries and a buzzing metropolitan vibe, QT Newcastle is where city life meets coastal charm. Boasting a signature restaurant and bar, plus a spectacular Rooftop bar with breath-taking views stretching across Newcastle Harbour and the Tasman Sea. Great public transport will make your commute a breeze, centrally located in the East End Precinct of Newcastle’s CBD.

The Role

QT Newcastle is seeking Experienced Cocktail Bartenders with a passion for driving the highest of standards across multiple outlets. Being the flagship regional hotel for QT Hotels & Resorts, we are looking for fantastic Bartenders to continue & improve on our signature QT service & experiences. 

As we are a medium to small hotel consisting of 104 guest rooms and four food and beverage outlets – this role requires individuals who are operationally confident and understand speed, knowledge, attention to detail and accuracy. Reporting to the Bar Manager, you will be responsible for making a large cross-section of beverages in a timely manner, assist or hold a floor section, maintaining operational standards and delivering the QT signature service for each of our guests and to the local community. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Acquire a full knowledge of the hotel’s beverage service policies and procedures.
  • Maintain superior levels of beverage service to hotel guests.
  • Comply with the hotel’s standards when producing and dispensing beverage products.
  • Maintain an acceptable degree of knowledge with regard to beverage product.
  • Ensure that all areas are stocked in accordance with established par levels.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
  • Complete all assigned opening and closing duties.
  • Anticipate and attend to the guest’s needs and desires immediately.
  • Maintain your self appearance in accordance with the hotel’s grooming standards.
  • Maintain a harmonious relationship with other members of the service team.
  • Participate in all rostered theoretical and on the job training sessions.
  • Comply with all of the hotel’s operational policies and procedures.
  • Have a full knowledge of and practice of all of the hotel’s established occupational health and safety guidelines (OH&S).
  • Adhere to all established cashiering policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the protection and maintenance of all operating equipment.
    Give assistance to other departments or outlets when required.
  • Attend all scheduled meetings.
  • Perform any other duties as directed by management. 

Skills & Experience

  • Proven previous experience in a similar role and proven leadership experience.
  • Solid knowledge of classic cocktails including recipes. 
  • Has a focus on growing and developing your own personal skill set.
  • Professional and personable, with excellent communication skills and a can-do attitude.
  • You’re pre-equipped with sound decision making and problem-solving skills, especially under pressure.
  • You will hold a current RSA.
  • Must have the appropriate legal requirements to work in Australia.
  • Outstanding customer service.

QT Life

We’re for the passionate. The progressive. We include. We nurture talent and promote internally. When you work here, you don’t just come to work, you bring yourself to work. 

Of course we love great food. Natural service. Beautiful art, elegant design. Cocktails. Music. Luxury. But people are what make QT. One. By. One. Are you? One, I mean? Let’s find out..

QT Benefits

  • Renowned for excellence in guest experiences, design and fine dining.
  • An ideas-driven, ever-evolving and rapidly expanding company.
  • We’re connected to our local creative and culinary communities.
  • Career growth through our Event Entertainment & Hospitality network.
  • Discounted movies at Event Cinemas & hefty accommodation savings.
  • CBD location, close to shops, entertainment and all public transport.

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