Highgate Hotels Barback (Off the Common) in Boston, Massachusetts

Highgate is a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in U.S. gateway markets including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu. Highgate also has an expanding presence in key European markets through properties in London, Paris, Barcelona, Vienna and Prague. Highgate’s portfolio of global properties represents an aggregate asset value exceeding $10B and generates over $2B in cumulative revenues. The company provides expert guidance through all stages of the hospitality property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate also has the creativity and bandwidth to develop bespoke hotel brands and utilizes industry leading proprietary revenue management tools that identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive out performance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the industry’s most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in London, New York, Dallas, and Seattle.

An unrivaled blend of warmth, authentic heritage, and contemporary sophistication attract travelers from around the world to Boston's most beloved hotel, the Boston Park Plaza. With the recent completion of a $100 million landmark transformation of all guest rooms, meeting space and public areas, guests quickly discover that this 1927 historic hotel is still classic, timeless, and always in-style. The hotel features 1,060 guest rooms (including 57 suites) plus onsite amenities.This historic and vibrant hotel is located in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, just steps away from Boston Common and within walking distance of world-renowned Newbury Street, the Financial District, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and a host of other famous historical Boston sites.

Full-Time

The Barback is responsible for helping the bartender in the daily operation of the bar.

  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.

  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Highgate Hotel Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.

  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and nametag.

  • Comply with Highgate Hotel Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.

  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.

  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.

  • Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.

  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

  • Maintain a friendly and warm demeanor at all times.

  • Employees must at all times be attentive, friendly, helpful and courteous to all guests, managers and fellow employees.

  • Be responsible for receiving all liquor, beer and wine from storeroom in a daily basis.

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the bar, refrigerators, and service areas of the bar in an organized manner.

  • Replenish all liquor, beer and wine as needed in the bar during the shift.

  • Be familiar with beverages, cocktails and hotel mixing portion control according to hotel standards.

  • Assist in opening and closing side-work as assigned.

  • Assist in ensuring the cleanliness and tidiness of the bar or lounge areas.

  • Assist with maintaining beverage cost.

  • Follow prescribed procedures in serving alcohol with care to avoid any challenges with intoxicated guests.

  • Retrieve all food items from kitchen and deliver to customers according to proper service standards.

  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.

External Job Posting Title: Barback (Off the Common)

Job ID: 2018-5136

External Company Name: Highgate Hotels, L.P., a Delaware Limited Partnership

External Company URL: www.highgate.com

Address1: 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street