Tour Guide, Bar Back and Bartender

Thistle Finch Distilling is looking to expand our team with the addition of a part time tour guide, bar back and bartender.  As a small craft distillery, Thistle Finch balances time-tested traditions with innovation and creativity to produce fine hand-crafted spirits.  We are looking for a person who can help present our brand to the public both by providing tours of our facility and by assisting and serving cocktails.  Specifically this position is for a Saturday afternoon tour guide and bar-back and a Wednesday or Thursday night bar tender.  Additional availability on Sunday afternoons and Friday evenings to cover other shifts would be a bonus.

--Tasks and duties

Conducting public and private tours of the distillery; including a history of the building, information about the distillery and explaining the whisky making process from beginning to end

Supporting special events and groups at the distillery

Assist regular bar tenders with serving customers and operating the cash register

Clear tables and wash glasses

Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies

Mix ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters, to prepare cocktails and other drinks.

Open and Close the distillery when necessary

Check identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.

Comply with all food and beverage regulations

Complete the Responsible Alcohol Management Program (RAMP) Server/Seller Training

--Qualities you should posses

Strong public speaking; ability to “think on their feet”

Ability to relate to consumers/make the visitors feel at home

Enthusiasm and a good team player

Respond positively to change

--Skills you should have

Relationship building skills/Charismatic personality

Computer skills

Cash Management experience

Excellent communication skills

Must be able to stand for long periods of time; sitting, standing, walking, stair climbing, lifting up to 50 lbs. are all required

Must be flexible and able to adjust to a changing environment

Must be over 21 years of age


Are you interested in this position?  Please apply via email to