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Downtown Salem, Oregon



Noble Wave is hiring for our growing brewpub in downtown Salem. We are looking for candidates willing to work full time, days, nights, weekends, and some holidays.

Personal qualities of an ideal candidate - our biggest priorities

  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude even under stress

  • Be a team player

  • Maintain a customer service-oriented mindset

  • Possess excellent communication and listening skills

  • Willingness to take initiative

  • Have the desire to constantly improve

Day-to-Day responsibilities

  • Engage with guests in a friendly and professional manner

  • Enthusiastically communicate with guests about all items we serve and be able to make recommendations based on customers’ preferences

  • Provide excellent service to all customers in bar area and other customers as necessary

  • Take food and drink orders from guests in bar area

  • Responsibly serve alcohol

  • Accurately enter all orders into POS system

  • Properly handle cash and credit card transactions

  • Show up on time

  • Be clean, presentable, ready to work

  • Complete any necessary prep

  • Work safely, cleanly, and efficiently

  • Follow recipes and prepare drinks to meet all company standards

  • Accommodate special guest requests, as necessary

  • Communicate with your team to ensure drinks are coming out at the right times

  • Keep bar area clean including running dirty dishes to kitchen dish pit and wiping down bar and bar tables

  • Complete any closing tasks for your shift

  • Comply with all food/alcohol handling and food/alcohol safety standards

  • Wash glassware

  • Willingness to be cross-trained in other areas of the brewpub

  • Other responsibilities as required

  • Follow all company policies and procedures

Desired skills and experience

  • Customer service experience

  • Food service experience

  • 1+ years’ experience in a high volume bar-setting preferred

  • Knowledge of cocktail, wine, and beer preparation techniques

  • Passionate about staying up-to-date on the latest beer, wine, and cocktail trends

  • Ability to assess needs and prioritize accordingly

  • Valid food handlers card and alcohol serving permit or ability to get each

  • ServSafe certification is a plus

Physical and mental requirements

  • Ability to stand, walk, and be on your feet for prolonged periods of time

  • Ability to read and follow written English instructions

  • Ability to safely navigate small spaces and crowded areas

  • Ability to routinely twist, turn, kneel, climb, stoop, bend, and crawl

  • Ability to move supplies and equipment using appropriate techniques, tools, and/or assistance

Compensation and benefits

  • Competitive hourly wage dependent on experience

  • Tip share

  • Potential for raises, profit-sharing, long-term equity, and/or bonuses dependent on performance

  • Discounted meals

Tip Share

Tip share is a way for us incentivize teamwork between all staff members. Each member of our team is responsible for ensuring our guests have an exceptional experience, so we believe that each staff member should also share in the tips generated by providing an exceptional experience - simple as that.

Noble Wave is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of disability in our hiring or employment practices and comply with all regulations promulgated by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I of the ADA.  Please let us know if we can do anything to accommodate your needs.