Thank you for your interest in joining the Wine Flight team as a “Flight Crew” member where you will act as a bartender, help in the kitchen, help on the retail floor, and help keep the shop clean. At Wine Flight, we all work together as a team. Take a look at the job description and requirements below to learn what the job is all about.
We strive to find the best employees for our team, just as you are trying to find the right company for yourself. To ensure this great relationship, we ask that you complete the form below. We appreciate your cooperation in advance.
Compensation will be based on our holistic evaluation of the applicant on a case-by-case basis.
We are seeking applicants who can fill our “opener” roles. Hence, we are hiring those who are available on weekdays beginning at 2:30 PM and weekends beginning at 9:30 AM.
Able to work evenings, peak times, weekends, and periods leading up to major holidays/events.
Prior experience in the industry is not required; rather, we are seeking applicants who harness a positive attitude and who take initiative.
You are at least 21 years old to open wine and beer bottles and pour the beverage.
Lift and maneuver 60 – 80 lb kegs up and down the stairs.
We carry over 250 different wine labels in our shop that we offer for retail carry-out and for on-premise consumption. Thus, you must be willing to learn about the difference between the general wine types and have the confidence to guide the consumer to a wine they will love based on the consumer’s preference.
Demonstrate a capacity for customer engagement and salesmanship by possessing the following traits: trustworthy, approachable, perceptive, consistently effective, tactful, humble, confident, and able to remain positive and take initiative.
Competent with classic food and wine pairing strategies. (preferred—not required)
Level One Certification in Food Protection (“Person In Charge”) with ServSafe. (preferred—not required). This certification is a prerequisite to gain employment at Wine Flight. Wine Flight will pay for the course if the applicant is not already certified.
Certified with “Trained In Intervention Procedures” (TIPS) for on-premise alcohol sales. (preferred—not required). This certification is a prerequisite to gain employment at Wine Flight. Wine Flight will pay for the course (and 1 testing attempt) if the applicant is not already certified.
Build effective, professional, and trustworthy relationships with co-workers and consumers to maximize repeat consumer visits.
Attend merchandise tastings held at Wine Flight, with the primary responsibility to share knowledge from these events with co-workers and consumers.
Knowledgeable on all pricing, signage, wine vintage updates, and displays.
Able to readily assist customers to determine their needs and make beverage recommendations in a manner that is concise, tactful, confident, and humbled.
Foster a collaborative work environment; ensure a positive internal and external customer experience.
Demonstrate exceptional service and selling skills. Highly visible on the sales floor/bar area to customers/co-workers.
Assist with wine tasting events and promotional events (e.g. set-up, clean-up; pouring beverages; clearing tables; etc.).
Assist with the monthly wine club and corresponding events (e.g. printing brochures; rearrange furniture; set up additional tables/chairs; etc.)
Assist in the maintenance of the shop/bar to ensure cleanliness, safety, and organization at all times (e.g. cleaning/shining glassware; sweeping; dusting; etc.).
Efficiently use the point of sales system (cash register) to handle consumer sales. Input data/product information into the point of sale system.
Assist in stocking beverages and merchandise.
Make/prepare the food and deliver to consumers.
Regularly and timely communicate with Manager and co-workers to keep all informed regarding the sales, product inventory, and consumer needs.
Lift, relocate, and maneuver kegged beer that weighs approximately 60 Lb (to 80 Lbs).
Perform all other duties/tasks assigned by the Manager.
We are always accepting applications. In order to have a complete application and be considered for employment at Wine Flight you must:
If you have additional questions or concerns please contact us. We would be more than happy to assist you.