Oak View Group

Bar Porter|Part-time| McCormick Place Convention Center

Location US-IL-Chicago
Job ID
Location Name
McCormick Place Convention Center
Food & Beverage Management
Regular Part-Time


Maintain clean working bars in accordance with OVG , Illinois Liquor Commission and Health Department standards. Provide a superior guest experience; perform duties to ensure adequate supply of alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages, set-up bars, ensure supply of glasses and ice for the bars.


This role will pay an hourly wage of $25.01 to $25.53. 

job expires 8/31/2024


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Complete all Bar requisitions in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Retrieve bar supplies from the storage area, ensure supplies are in good working order.
  • Stock and rotate bars as required, respond to bartender requests for stock and check bars to monitor stock levels.
  • Delivery of all bar items to bars in a timely manner, return all items back to West Warehouse/WINTRUST Arena Warehouse and ensure all alcohol is properly locked up.
  • Communicate to management any shortages, overages, or areas of concern that require immediate attention.
  • Responsible for ice, extra product and garbage cans when servers are present (add product to bars when they are low and not out).
  • Ensure all Beverage storage rooms are kept organized (especially kegs) and neatly put away.
  • Responsible for all sanitation of designated Beverage areas.  Floors must be mopped nightly, and all garbage removed in designated beverage areas. Ensure cleanliness of shelves, kegerators, coolers, walls, etc.
  • Rotate stock when product comes in.  Maintain all products that are out of date, use the First In, First Out rule.
  • All hard liquor bottles are required to be combined with the same type of liquor at the end of the night when restocking in warehouse.
  • Provide friendly, quick, professional service to guests and co-workers.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities


This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Educational Requirement

  • Must have a High School Diploma/GED
  • Must have sufficient math ability to accurately add, subtract, divide, multiply and perform other basic business math calculations and pass basic math skills test.
  • Must speak, be able to read and understand English well enough to converse with customers,
  • supervisor’s and employees.
  • Understand written and oral direction and communicate effectively with others.

Skills and Abilities

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have basic working knowledge of alcoholic beverages.
  • Must have sufficient math ability to accurately count.
  • Must have ability to follow directions and effectively perform the work.
  • Must have a pleasant personality and a neat appearance.
  • Must speak, be able to read and understand English well enough to converse with customers, supervisors, and employees.
  • Must be able to work various shifts and hours to include holidays and weekends.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds, carry 50 pounds, push 50 pounds

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Illinois Food Handlers Certificate required

Basset and TIPS Certification required.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



NOTE: The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above.  They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.




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