Hotel Bartender Job in Kisumu (32k)

Our client is a reputable Hotel and is looking to hire for a position of a Bartender.

The role is based in Kisumu and the successful person should either be based in Kisumu or willing to relocate.

Salary: Ksh 28,000 – 32,000

Location: Kisumu

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Welcome guests personally on their arrival
  • Communicate with guests and make them feel appreciated through displayed actions
  • Work in collaboration with other bar staff to keep the bar area cleaned; and stick to company’s standards at all times
  • Responsible for mixing and serving both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for patrons of bar and dining room following standard recipes and procedures
  • Receive cash payment from guests and give them change when appropriate
  • Arrange glasses and bottles to maintain an attractive display in agreement with bar standards
  • Sterilize and wash stemware when necessary
  • Reach out to guests and offer assistance to them before they request for it
  • Count drinks served to guests
  • Place current bar tabs in front of guests all the time
  • Be at full alert to guest signals, such as when they are raising their hands or looking directly at you, for orders
  • Endeavor to know regular guests by names, occupations, and favourite drinks
  • Stop serving drunk guests and call for taxi when necessary.


  • Bartending Certificate/License
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience as a bartender in a 3 or 4 star hotel.
  • Must meet the state’s minimum serving age for alcoholic beverages
  • Experience in mixing drinks
  • Capable of cutting fruit into slices to be used as garnishes
  • Understand alcohol safety procedures to prevent over-intoxication
  • Knowledge of basic bar terminology
  • Able to properly handle intoxicated patrons according and guide them accordingly whenever required.
  • Understands state and county laws for required identification prior to serving alcoholic beverages
  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic and monetary mathematics
  • Ability to stand for long hours
  • Be attentive to take and provide correct orders to customers
  • Possess good dress sense for looking smart and attractive
  • Possess multitasking ability for getting several tasks done with a short period

How to Apply:

If you feel that you’re cut for this role, send your application to clearly quoting “BARTENDER – KISUMU” in your email subject line.

Applications closes on 20th June 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: June 5, 2019 — 2:00 pm