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Lead Bartender

Health Care, Vision and Dental, 401K,

Posted January 14, 2022

Moxy Oakland Downtown
Oakland, CA
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About This Job

Are you bold, thoughtful, spirited, organized and have a serious passion for drinks and beverage programs? Being a Lead Bartender means more than just shelling out drinks quickly. We’re looking for a Lead who:

  • Is an out of the box thinker
  • Have high energy and a bold do-it-yourself attitude
  • Highly organized, even in a fast paced environment
  • Careful attention to inventory management and bar setup
  • Driving our guest service scores on all platforms

The ideal Bar Lead will be self-motivated, and outgoing with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to handle anything that comes their way.

Here are some of the key expectations for our Bar Lead:

  • You’ll be trained in bartending, food service, kitchen, and hotel desk operations – all of which will be handled right at our bar!
  • Train crew members in proper bar basics and roll out any new cocktails and menus. 
  • Complying with all food safety standards and procedures.
  • Deliver services within the Moxy Brand Voice, culture and style.
  • Takes things into perspective, where some see obstacles, you should see opportunities.
  • Managing time between the bar and the desk operations, with a serious focus on the bar. We can’t have one without the other!
  • Owns every moment, every reservation, every negotiation, every experiential consideration, every guest experience to the fullest.
  • Reliably and accurately operate property management systems, point of sale system and all of their different components.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized working environment, including but not limited to the hotel lobby, terrace and back of house areas.
  • Provide awesome service to our guests, and communicate with the rest of the crew and management clearly and efficiently.
  • Complete all shift-activities to make sure we can continue to deliver that awesome Moxy service!
  • Handle any additional tasks requested or required by management.

Desirable Credentials:

  • Hotel front office background and/or background in bar tending.

Moxy Oakland Downtown is proud to partner for our hiring with the West Oakland Job Resource Center. Please apply through WOJRC at the link found here for consideration for this position. Make sure to mention you are interested in Moxy Oakland Downtown!

Graves Hospitality is an EEO/AA/Disabled/Veterans Employer.

compensation: 22.00+

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About this Employer

Moxy Oakland Downtown

2225 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94612

(510) 974-1112

172 Room Hotel

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We put more play in the stay at the NEW Moxy Oakland Downtown. Nestled in Oakland’s Arts & Entertainment District, we greet our travelers with a unique Lifestyle experience. First round is on us with a complimentary beverage upon check-in at the bar in our bright and open lobby. Our design details which pay homage to the neighborhood’s art deco theaters in an edgy and modern way sets the backdrop for a spirited and energized environment for our Crewmembers to thrive in. As the newest hotel in Oakland, and one of the only genuine Lifestyle hotels on this side of the bay, we are here to shake things up the neighborhood, and to provide a place for our fun-hunters to be themselves.


"If you've got guts, you've got moxie"


Our guests love us because we are different, and we lean into those differences to create a uniquely Moxy experience for our guests and for our Crew. If you've got an independent streak, a passion for Oakland and an eye for the little details that make the big differences, we may be the perfect fit!

We are looking for part time, full time, temporary, associate and management level positions in Housekeeping, Front of house (bar/guest services), Facilities and Back of house operations and laundry. All positions will be expected to have availability on weekends and holidays.