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Beverage Services Support Specialist (Part-Time)


The USS Midway Museum is an immensely popular event venue. Its unique downtown location, convention center proximity and 360-degree panorama view make it an unparalleled venue for every occasion. More than 700 private and active-duty Navy events are held annually.  The Midway can accommodate events for up to 3,500 guests.

The Museum is seeking a Beverage Services Support Specialist that is interested in working in a highly collaborative fun and customer focused environment, appreciates volunteer service, enjoys problem solving and is passionate about making an impact at work.  A relatively young and small organization, the Midway provides an excellent opportunity for staff to experience ownership of their work and see immediate results of their efforts while also enjoying a balanced work/life.

Position Summary:  The Beverage Services Support Specialist would be responsible for the preparation of the evening bar, including the receiving, stocking, and preparing of both alcohol and non-alcohol products.

Hours:  18-24 hours per week with 3 – 4 shifts

Schedule:  Varies based on event schedule, primarily daytime hours

Pay rate:   Minimum wage plus gratuity share.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Enforces state liquor laws including, proper identification procedures, monitoring levels of intoxication, intervention strategies, refusal of service and cutoff procedures
  • ID and wristband at certain events for people over 21 as needed.
  • Respond to questions and inquiries from internal staff, vendors and other business partners.
  • Place weekly orders for beverages and supplies and receive and ensure storage of department deliveries.
  • Prepare nightly bartender inventory, including liquor, beer, wine, and non-alcohol product.
  • Prepare nightly bartender set-up cart, including trash and recycle cans, ice, floor mats, etc.
  • Maintain and set up IPad based Cash/Credit card system and work large cash bar events.
  • Back up for Bar Manager for vacations/time off.
  • Assist and work at events when needed.
  • Respond to questions and inquiries from internal staff, vendors and other business partners.
  • All other duties, as assigned.


  • High School graduate.  College degree preferred.
  • Current Food Handler’s Card
  • Current California Responsible Beverage Service Certificate
  • Experience in a bar or banquet setting


  • Computer skills include proficiency in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.Knowledge of Reserve system sales and catering software a plus.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact/communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Accurate and detail oriented.
  • Ability to deal effectively with deadlines and time pressures.
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned.


Job Conditions/Work Location:  Work is performed on board an aircraft carrier.  Work schedule can be any time Sunday – Saturday with the ability to work Holidays and nights as needed.

Physical Requirements:   Constant climbing up/down stairs and ladders; bend stoop, and lift to move and retrieve materials; pull/push lift, and carry up to 40 pounds; reach both above and below shoulder height.

Equipment Operated:  Computer, printer, fax machine, credit card machine, telephone, copier, scanner and pallet jack.

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