Barback | Sonesta

Job Description

Job Description Summary

The Barback is responsible for providing set-up materials such as ice, glasses, coffee, etc., to all food and beverage outlets.

Job Description

Key Job Functions

  • Responsible for cleaning of all outlets including, Jazz Playhouse, Service Bar, LeBooze and pool.
  • Deliver ice, stocks glasses and service outlets during the shift as needed.
  • Ensures outlets have items and materials needed to operate efficiently.
  • Washes glasses in the glass room by operation of washing machine.
  • Deliver Passionate & Engaging Service to our Guests
  • You will be passionate and truly engaged in taking care of our guests,  recognizing individual guests and anticipating their unique needs in order to exceed their expectations
  • Build solid relationship with your Colleagues
  •  Treat colleagues with respect and dignity
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned. The employee is expected to work in other areas of the hotel when needed to assist operations to perform job duties not necessarily contained in this job description.
  • You will consistently deliver our GUEST model:
    • Greet or welcome everyone, warmly with a smile
    • Use eye and ear contact and guest’s name
    • Establish/anticipate needs
    • Solve and own all requests/complaints
    • Thank everyone

Additional Job Information/Anticipated

Pay Range

Qualifications and Skills

A candidate for this position must possess the following applicable knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to demonstrate and provide applicable examples to support his/her competency.

  • Track record of delivering exceptional guest or client experience
  • Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time for training and safety purposes, and when interacting with guests and associates.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Appropriate professional appearance and demeanor
  • Must be able to work well with others in a productive manner.
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions. 
  • Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
  • Valid Louisiana Responsible Vendor Server’s Permit required

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, frequently required to walk; use hands to fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account with Company Match
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days
  • Sonesta Hotel Discounts
  • Educational Assistance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Various Employee Perks and Discounts

Upon submitting your application, please ensure you complete a full application in addition to attaching a resume. Incomplete applications received will not be considered.