Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Barback - Plus Tips - PT

Location US-CO-Black Hawk
Starting Salary
USD $9.30/Hr.
Job ID
Casino Property
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa Black Hawk
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Food & Beverage


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A career in gaming? At Ameristar Black Hawk, we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.


An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include

Starting pay $9.30/hr. plus tips




This position works directly with and addresses the needs of the Bartender, to insure complete guest satisfaction while maintaining a clean, organized and well-stocked bar. 

  • Adhere to guest service requirement listed above.
  • Responsible for maintaining assigned area and backing up the bartender to assure guest service.
  • Maintains a well-stocked and fully prepared bar and stocking functions for the dry goods and liquor rooms
  • Maintains the cleanliness and organization of assigned area.
  • Performs routine cleaning and day-to-day maintenance of all bar equipment.
  • Requires a working knowledge of various cleaning supplies and chemicals, including safe handling, storage, and usage requirements.
  • Become knowledgeable of all drink recipes and proper glass to use for each drink.
  • Always conduct yourself in a manner that reflects a positive, professional image for Ameristar Casino Black Hawk.
  • Practice and observe safety rules and regulations and encourage others to do so.
  • Keep bar completely stocked for next shift.
  • Must learn to act without supervisor but informing the bartender on duty of any problems.
  • Become knowledgeable of the operation of the cash and comp procedures; blenders, strainers, coffee makers, glass washers and coolers..
  • Have and keep updated all current work cards: TIPS Training.
  • Responsible for learning the operation of liquor, soda and juice guns.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • Able to communicate sufficiently with co-workers and supervisors.
  • Must be able to handle a flexible schedule.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Able to lift fifty (50) pounds.
  • Experience in bar environment preferred
  • MUST be able to obtain/maintain Colorado Support Gaming license :

Something to leave you with

Whether you prefer being at the center of it all or working behind the scenes, there’s a role for you at Penn National Gaming. We are a growing company but as big as we are, we still feel like family.  The areas of career opportunity with Penn are ideal for just about any skill set.  Our company wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment anywhere within the organization.


Click HERE to see our Team Member BENEFITS.


Equal Opportunity Employer


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