The Columbus Zoological Park Association

Bartender, Pays $5.50 per hour, plus tip!

Job Locations US-OH-Powell
ID 2021-1627
Zoombezi Bay




Bartending at Zoombezi Bay is all about speed and service with a smile. During peak days, Zoombezi Bay bartenders will interact with hundreds of guests and responsibly serve up to a thousand drinks at each of Zoombezi Bay’s two bars. In addition, bartenders may be called upon to assist our cabana team by preparing and running food and/or drink to our 40 poolside cabanas.


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  • Serves visitors courteously and efficiently and acts as a guest service ambassador for the Zoo and Zoombezi Bay.
  • Transacts food and drink sales and prepares recipes as instructed.
  • Opens, closes and maintains cleanliness of food stands and equipment.
  • Adheres to state liquor laws and company policies relating to the service of alcohol.
  • Adheres to health/safety regulations.
  • Adheres to uniform and employee policies and regulations.
  • Required to complete cash handling training and pass cash handling test.
  • Required to complete responsible alcohol service training and pass responsible alcohol service test.
  • Position may require job rotation within the Revenue Department.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Reports directly to Team Lead and/or Section Lead.
  • This position is eligible to receive tips.
  • Posted schedule may be subject to change based on operational needs such as weather condition, guest attendance and department needs.


  • 21 years of age or older.
  • ServSafe Alcohol or TIPS certification preferred. Must be able to pass ServSafe Alcohol exam within 30 days of hire.
  • Able to perform physical work for extended periods of time.
  • Able to balance multiple assignments successfully.
  • Able to lift and move beer kegs weighing in excess of 150 pounds.
  • Able to work in varied weather conditions (i.e. extreme heat, rain).
  • Able to work in extreme heat environments (exceeding 110˚F) for extended periods of time.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to maintain courteous and helpful behavior.
  • Able to maintain appropriate employee appearance.
  • This position is not eligible for overtime pay.
  • Subject to Drug Free Workplace Policy.
  • Subject to BMV check.
  • Subject to Criminal Background check.


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