Hook + Line – Barback

Offering panoramic views of the Boston Harbor and skyline, Hook + Line is a seafood centric, champagne drenched gathering place in the Seaport. Hook + Line is high octane and high energy, with an all-day marketplace, expansive restaurant and menu driven by fresh catch, vendor partnerships and high-end whimsy reflected through food.

Scope & General Purpose: The Barback at Hook + Line is an integral support role for the bar. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, setting up the bar for service, preparing garnishes, stocking ice and ingredients, washing glassware, maintaining the bar top (filling waters, clearing plates, etc.), preparing juices/syrups/etc., and closing the bar.

This role is committed to the following job components, designed to create a meaningful, team-oriented position:

  • Recognize that Hook + Line’s success is centered around working with all team members, with varying skill sets and experience levels
  • Cultivate meaningful relationships with the Bar team, management team, staff, and guests, that express a commitment to Hook + Line’s identity, growth, and guest experience
  • Exude a passion for hospitality and restaurant operations

Schedule: Full-time or part time, varying schedule, across Hook + Line’s business hours

Management Structure: Reports to General Manager, and all Hook + Line Managers

Barback Responsibilities:

  • Arrive to all shifts on time and ready to set-up the bar spaces for service
  • Evaluate the set-up of drink wells, product, ice and all ingredients and equipment necessary for bar operations
  • Work with bar trainers, bartenders, bar stewards, and fellow barbacks in a team oriented way, with a goal of a supportive, collaborative, focused work environment
  • Display commitment to volume-oriented service with precise execution during all Bar shifts

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand, sit, squat, or walk for extended periods of time, walk up and down stairs
  • Able to grasp, reach overhead, push, lift, and carry up to 50 pounds

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced, ever-changing work environment
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized, with strong attention to detail
  • High integrity and professionalism
  • A genuinely positive, joyful, upbeat, and energetic attitude – leading by example

Hook + Line is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, gender, transgender status, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, genetic information, or other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Employment Type(s): Full-time, Part-time

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Email: ryan@hookandlinebos.com, Alicia@hookandlinebos.com (please email both addresses)

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