Bar and Nightclub Jobs

Professionals seeking bar jobs and nightclub jobs will find many positions from which to choose. Because bar careers are a subset of the food service industry, job opportunities tend to increase even when the economy is down. Whether you're interested management, bartending, hosting or serving, you will find the best bar jobs at Hcareers.

Hcareers is a growing job board for bar employment and jobs in nightclubs. Jobs are posted by food and drink establishments across the United States. Positions for which top employers are hiring often include bar and nightclub management positions, bartenders, barbacks, cocktail servers and bar host and hostesses. Professionals who enjoy the bar atmosphere but prefer to remain behind the scenes may find bar and nightclub jobs such as cooks and chefs appealing. Those who prefer to get out and mix it up with the clientele may enjoy a position as a bouncer or as a doorperson working in bar and nightclub security.

On-the-job training is available for many bar jobs. An entry-level cocktail waitress, for example, may be hired and trained within a matter of weeks under the supervision of the bar manager. Management bar jobs, however, most often require prior bar or nightclub experience or formal training. A professional interested in a management nightclub job may gain hands-on experience through a nightclub internship while completing a culinary or hospitality management degree.

Bar jobs include a wide range of occupations. Perhaps the most visible is the bartender. Bartenders work behind the bar, taking orders from the customers. If the bar is located within a restaurant, they may also fill drink orders for the wait staff. Customer service finesse is essential to successful bartending. Cocktail servers take drink orders from tables around the bar. They may serve as bussers as well. As most cocktail serving jobs in bars involve tips, a pleasing personality and great people skills are necessary.

Culinary professionals and others who enjoy cooking may find employment as cooks within bars and nightclubs that serve food items as well as drinks. Bar food varies greatly by establishment. A bar cook may be called upon to prepare basic pub food or haute cuisine depending on the menu. Seasoned bar employees with management aspirations may eventually advance to the position of bar manager. The bar manager hires and trains new employees, prepares the schedule and may even order supplies for the establishment.

According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more than 9.7 million professionals are currently employed in food service and drinking establishment positions including bar jobs. The number of jobs within the industry is increasing rapidly. More than 32,000 positions were added from December 2011 to January 2012 alone. The BLS forecasts that employment in food service and drinking establishments will continue to increase at a moderate pace of eight percent through 2018.

The future for professionals seeking jobs in bars and nightclub employment appears bright. Opportunities will remain plentiful, though competition for the best positions ´┐Żincluding those in management´┐Ż is likely to increase as well. Whether you're looking for entry-level bar staff jobs, bar and nightclub management positions or to move up in your career, check the Hcareers job board frequently.

Most Recent Bar and Nightclub Jobs

Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette
Peoria, IL
9/19/14

Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette is currently looking for experienced bartenders to work in our lounge as well as banquets. ... more
Raffaello Hotel
Chicago, IL
9/8/14

The Cocktail server maintains and organizes the bar area, provides guest detailed descriptions of the menu and takes guests food and beverage orders. The candidate should be able to anticipate guests' needs and address them accordingly in order to provide guests with a delightful experience. ... more
Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel - Northbrook
Northbrook, IL
9/8/14

Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry. The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are com ... more
Country Inn and Suites Naperville
Naperville, IL
8/25/14

Creates menus and recipes to standardize food preparation and ensure consistent quality and presentation ... more
Marriott Gaslamp Quarter
San Diego, CA
8/25/14

Responsible for set-up, checking identification, ensuring that all liquor laws are being upheld, providing a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for all of our guest. Ensuring that all of the Marriott's policies and procedures in regards to safe alcohol consumption and service is being upheld to the highe ... more

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