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Part Time Position – Bartender

Beautifully situated in the heart of Southern Ontario, between the waterfront of Lake Ontario and the serene beauty of the Niagara Escarpment, the City of Burlington’s 160,000+ residents make up one of Ontario’s fastest growing communities.  The Burlington Performing Arts Centre provides an excellent venue to showcase the world’s top talent and a gathering place for the community of Burlington and surrounding areas.  The Centre opened its doors in the fall of 2011.


Reporting directly to the Audiences Services Manager, the incumbent is responsible for delivering service excellence in all aspects of beverage and food operations at the theatre bar.  Bartenders are responsible for the friendly, efficient and professional service during pre-show, intermission and at rental events as directed.  Bartenders are also responsible for bar operations including setup, restocking and clean up.  The position manages cash, inventory and financial transactions and reconciliations.  The position also requires adherence to the Liquor License Act, Theatre house policies and emergency protocols.


The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is looking for dynamic professionals with demonstrated strengths in the service of alcohol, non-alcoholic beverages, prepared/packaged foods and all facets of bar operation.  Bartenders will be service oriented, strong team players and possess exceptional organizational skills.


The successful candidate will be Smart Serve certified, be of legal age (18) to serve alcohol in Ontario and have a minimum of two years experience working in a comparable high volume food and beverage environment or arts venue.

Excellent math and money handling skills

Excellent verbal and public relations skills

Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills

Be team oriented

Able to lift and carry items weighting up to 50 pounds


This is part time employment up to 25 hr/wk.  Hours are conditional upon The Centre’s programming and rental schedule and are both weekly and seasonally variable.  Evening, weekend and holiday work is required.


$14.25/ hr

PLEASE SUBMIT covering letter and curriculum vitae as follows:


Fax:                         905-681-6002

Mail:                       440 Locust St

                                Burlington, ON  L7S 1T7

CLOSING DATE:    Applications must be received by midnight August 5th, 2015

                                Only candidates that are selected for an interview will be contacted