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Bartender (West Valley) - Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment

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Bartender (West Valley)


Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment


Glendale, Arizona 85305
United States

Date Posted:

Apr 13, 2021

Ending Date:

Aug 26, 2021

Type of Position:

Full Time


Food and Beverage

Job Description

Under direct supervision of the Food & Beverage Supervisor, the Bartender maintains efficient and courteous beverage operations by greeting guests, anticipating guest needs, providing knowledgeable, safe drink service, and providing consistent professional guest service with a positive upbeat personality. Must have extensive knowledge of Title 4 (Arizona liquor law). Works efficiently in a team based environment and must follow Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise (TOGE) alcohol training as well as all TOGE internal controls, consistently. This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Mixes and serves alcoholic drinks to Lounge/Bar guests.
  • Collects money for drinks served and makes change for guests.
  • Adheres to all Title 4 (Arizona liquor law) and TOGE internal controls.
  • Cleans and sterilizes glasses and bar equipment on a continual basis.
  • Replaces empty beer kegs and replenishes wine units accordingly when bar backs are not available.
  • Knowledge of the laws and regulations governing Food & Beverage. Ensures that all Tribal, City, State and Federal Health/Food Safety codes are upheld.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean, organized and sanitized work area all while following all TOGE, tribal, City, State and Federal health/food safety regulations and codes.
  • Responsible for the safe and clean environment of the Lounge/Bar area.
  • Responsible for the check and audit of the till receipts for the shift and responsible for dispensing receipts to proper authorities.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness and sanitation of the entire work area.
  • Responsible for training new team members and bar backs.
  • Responsible for the check and audit of the till receipts for the shift and responsible for dispensing receipts to proper authorities.
  • Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
  • Coordinates and maintains entertainment with Food & Beverage Supervisor.
  • Possesses vast knowledge of spirits, wine, champagne and cocktails.
  • Highly knowledgeable of drink prices and proper measurement.
  • Serves alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages to casino guests and ensures that legal drinking age are followed and complies with all Title 4 (Arizona liquor law) and TOGE alcohol controls.
  • Computes bills and accepts payments served to guests, must have basic math skills.
  • Provides excellent guest service by continually checking on guests following up on requests in a responsive, caring, prompt, and courteous manner.
  • Keeps the Bar top clean and free of debris.
  • Keeps the service tables and floors clean.
  • Operates the Point of Sale (POS) cash register.
  • Stocks service station.
  • Standard service techniques created for position be learned and must be followed consistently.
  • Monitors guests to ensure that they are not intoxicated and proper procedures are followed if intoxication is observed.
  • Knows information regarding all Food and Beverage outlets/Casino Promotions and have ability to inform guests when asked.
  • Maintains a good communication with team members and maintains a positive and professional work environment.
  • Maintains proper attendance in accordance with casino policy.
  • Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
  • Works closely with other departments to ensure seamless delivery of service for our guests.
  • Demonstrate Desert Diamond Casino “On Brand” attitude towards team members & guest at all times.
  • Displays, supports and reinforces Desert Diamond Casino’s Spirit of Service Standards.
  • Due to changes and modification in the job from time to time, we require team members to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management as management sees the necessity; some assignments may not be listed in this description at this time.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Recent experience as a high volume bartender in recognized establishment; or must have successfully completed 1 year in the TOGE Bar Back position.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, background investigation, obtain and maintain a gaming license and to include the following:

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Certifications

  • Must have high energy and motivated personality.
  • Strong knowledge of Bartending in a high volume Bar/Night Club environment.
  • Knowledge of Title 4 (Arizona liquor law) regarding alcohol service and assertive in the enforcement of said alcohol law.
  • Knowledge of bar items, liquors, and pricing. 
  • Knowledge of POS systems.
  • Knowledge of cash handling.
  • Ability to obtain a Food Handlers card.
  • Ability to obtain TIPS certification.
  • Ability to service guests in a professional appearance and manner.
  • Ability to communicate, read, and write clearly in Basic English.
  • Ability to demonstrate outstanding guest service at all times.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work in a stressful and busy environment.
  • Skill in interpersonal and guest service.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the team member regularly is required to stand for extended periods; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The team member frequently is required to walk. The team member occasionally is required to sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The team member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Work Environment
Work is generally performed in a bar and casino setting with exposure to second-hand smoke and a high noise level. Evenings, graveyards, holidays and/or weekend work are required. Extended hours and irregular shifts are required. Will work in all venues unless specified by Food & Beverage Management.    

Additional Information

Salary:  $9.15 Per Hour


All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.

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Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment

West Valley:

Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (MST)
Southern Arizona:
Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment offers a convenient, memorable entertainment experience in Tucson, Sahuarita, Why and Glendale, Arizona. Amenities include unmatched gaming options, fine dining, the Monsoon Nightclub and world-class sporting events, music concerts and comedy sets at the Diamond Center. Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment also offers one of the region's finest convention centers and high-tech meeting facilities.

An enterprise of the Tohono O’odham Nation, Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment has been in the gaming and entertainment business for almost 30 years, beginning in 1985 with the opening of Papago Bingo in the Tucson area.

In 1993, the first Desert Diamond Casino was opened on Nogales Highway. Six years later, a smaller facility opened in Why, Arizona. The third Desert Diamond Casino near Sahuarita was opened in 2001. In 2007, the original casino on Nogales Highway was replaced with a new casino, hotel and convention center complex.  Our newest property, Desert Diamond Casino – West Valley opened in late 2015 and has quickly become one of the Phoenix metropolitan area’s hottest spots.

Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment West Valley - located in Glendale, Arizona offers a 35,000 sq. ft. Class 2 casino with bingo-style slot machines. The property opened in February 2020, offering more than 1,100 slot machines, 380 bingo seats, 36 poker-style tables, and 48 blackjack-style tables.

Food and beverage-wise, the casino offers A massive bar with a second-story mezzanine overlooking the casino floor, a food court, Nineteen 86 Steakhouse, Edge Bar and Nuovo Giorno Italian Bistro.

Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment Tucson offers over 1,000 slots, a poker room with 8 poker tables and the area's most competitive tournaments, 24 table games including live blackjack, high-stakes bingo and fabulous keno.The hotel located only minutes from the Tucson International Airport includes complimentary wireless internet access, a heated outdoor pool, jetted hydro-spa, patio seating with a fire pit, exercise facilities, coffee bar and lounge.

Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment Sahuarita offers hundreds of slots and live blackjack tables. Food & Beverage venues include three restaurants - the Agave Restaurant offering fine dining, the Diamond Buffet and the Diamond Grill, as well as the two cocktail lounges.

Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment Why is the perfect rest stop for travelers on their way to Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point) or making the trek to western Arizona. Guests can play slots at the self-service gas station and fully stocked convenience store.