Barback - Part-time

San Diego, United States

Position Title: Barback 

Reports To: Manager  

Position Summary:  Under the direction of the Manager the Barback will consistently execute the service standards of FruitCraft. The Barback  is expected to follow all FruitCraft policies, prioritize the company during working hours while being a positive and supportive team member.  

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Follow and execute FruitCraft front of house policies. 

  • Possess knowledge of FruitCraft company history and products. 

  • Greeting and seating guests, informing them of menu items. 

  • Complete opening, closing and daily assigned tasks including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, taking out the trash, restocking bathrooms. 

  • Ensuring the bar is well-stocked with ice, wine, and beer.

  • Checking taps and appliances to confirm that they are working properly, making minor repairs or changing out kegs, if needed.

  • Keeping the bar clean by wiping down surfaces, sweeping and mopping, removing soiled glassware, scrubbing coolers and storage areas, and emptying trash receptacles.

  • Learning about menu items and memorizing cocktail recipes.

  • Answering phones, taking orders, preparing drinks, bussing tables, opening tabs, and processing payments especially during peak hours.

  • Maintain records and report levels of usage to assist in the reordering process and ensuring that delivered items are stored properly.

  • Comply with all health/safety requirements.

  • Maintain a fun and safe atmosphere for guests.

  • Physically able to stand and move during the length of shift; able to bend and kneel; able to carry 40 or more pounds; move tables and chairs from one part of the venue to another during events.

  • Efficiently set up and break down for events. 

  • Obtain a L.E.A.D certificate (License Education on Alcohol and Drugs) and SafeServ. 

  • Responsible, punctual.

Core Competencies:  

  • Basic math and computer skills.

  • Strong problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills, ability to handle tense situations with coworkers and customers calmly and rationally.

  • Observant, thorough, responsible, punctual.

  • Ability to meet physical and scheduling demands of the position, including, walking, standing, or lifting heavy items for extended periods and working nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Minimum age to serve alcohol. 

  • Work as a collaborative team player.

  •  Flexibility with day to day tasks.

  • Excellent customer service skills. 

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.


  • $13/hr plus tips, part-time. 

At FruitCraft we believe that all front of house and back of house staff are needed to execute our standards of service. Tips are pooled and shared on a merit basis with all staff that contribute to the execution of the day of service.


The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. 

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.