Bartenders:

Mix and serve drinks to patrons, directly or through waitstaff.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $22,200.00
Average Time to Fill 40 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 12,436
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Customer Service
Attention to Detail
Resource Allocation
Professionalism
Conflict Management
Leadership
Following Directions
Decision-making
Work Ethic
Creativity
Organization
Pride in Work
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Critical Thinking
Teamwork

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Prepare appetizers, salads, or cold dishes
Cook food for customers or patients
Prepare beverages for clients or customers
Perform food preparation duties
Distribute food to wait staff to serve customers
Mix food or beverage ingredients according to instructions
Stock serving stations or dining areas with food or supplies
Arrange decorations or furniture for banquets, dining venues, or social functions

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

Provide restaurant, food services, or lodging related customer service
Assist patrons with food or wine selections
Communicate with food or beverage customers to resolve complaints or ensure satisfaction
Serve food or beverages
Take customer orders

Performing General Physical Activities

Wash dishes, glassware, silverware, or utensils
Polish silverware or utensils
Enforce laws, ordinances, or regulations
Clean restaurant, food services, or lodging related rooms, floors, or facilities

Thinking Creatively

Create new food recipes or presentations
Plan menu of meal options
Select food or beverage samples

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Order restaurant, food services, or lodging related supplies, materials, and equipment
Requisition stock, materials, supplies or equipment
Purchase food or beverages

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Manage food or beverage preparation or service
Coordinate activities of food service staff
Manage food service or production operations


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Safety Training
Upselling Products and Services
Food Delivery
Cooking


Related Licensing Requirements


Occupational Riverboat Gambling License (18-0000000026)

In order to obtain a license to work in a riverboat casino, the candidate must: Be at least 18 years of age. Not have been convicted of a felony nor have been subject to disciplinary action that woul interfere with the ability to carry out professional duties. Demonstrate a level of skill of knowledge that the commission determines is necessary to perform the skills necessary for the occupation. Submit a full set of fingerprints. Pay all application and licensure fees.

- Indiana Gaming Commission (3172330046)
- http://www.in.gov/igc/

Bartender's Permit Type 801 (18-0000000156)

In order to obtain a bartender's permit, the candidate must: Be at least 21 years of age. Not have been convicted of a crime nor have been subject to disciplinary action that would interfere with the ability to carry out occupational duties (if the candidate has been convicted of a crime, the candidate must meet additional requirements). Submit birth certificate or other valid proof of age, if under 26 years of age. Pay an application fee.

- Alcohol and Tobacco Commission (3172322455)
- http://www.in.gov/atc/

Bartender's Permit Type 300 (18-0000000155)

In order to obtain a bartender's permit, the candidate must: Be at least 21 years of age. Not have been convicted of a crime nor have been subject to disciplinary action that would interfere with the ability to carry out occupational duties (if the candidate has been convicted of a crime, the candidate must meet additional requirements). Submit birth certificate or other valid proof of age, if under 26 years of age. Pay an application fee.

- Alcohol and Tobacco Commission (3172322455)
- http://www.in.gov/atc/

Bartender's Permit Type 900 (18-0000000023)

In order to obtain a bartender's permit, the candidate must: Be at least 21 years of age Not have been convicted of a crime nor have been subject to disciplinary action that would interfere with the ability to carry out occupational duties (if the candidate has been convicted of a crime, the candidate must meet additional requirements). Submit birth certificate or other valid proof of age, if under 26 years of age. Pay an application fee.

- Alcohol and Tobacco Commission (3172322455)
- http://www.in.gov/atc/


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