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Banquet Bartender, Bar Captain, Bartender, Mixologist

What they do:
Mix and serve drinks to patrons, directly or through waitstaff.
On the job, you would:
  • Clean glasses, utensils, and bar equipment.
  • Collect money for drinks served.
  • Balance cash receipts.



  • customer service
  • sales and marketing

Arts and Humanities

  • English language

Education and Training

  • teaching and course design

Safety and Government

  • public safety and security


Basic Skills

  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others


  • looking for ways to help people
  • understanding people's reactions

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it



  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say

Hand and Finger Use

  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady


  • remember words, numbers, pictures, or steps


People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Integrity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Cooperation
  • Social Orientation


You might use software like this on the job:

Electronic mail software

  • Microsoft Outlook Hot Technology

Point of sale POS software

  • Focus point of sale POS software
  • Intuit QuickBooks Point of Sale

Internet browser software

  • Web browser software


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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Job Outlook

New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
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