Hourly Bartender - The Rec Room Deerfoot

  • 901 64 Ave NE, Calgary, AB T2E 9B7, Canada
  • Part-time

Company Description

Life at Cineplex:

Cineplex is synonymous with entertainment. Known as Canada’s largest and most innovative film exhibitor, we’re so much more than movies – operating The Rec Room, Canada’s favourite destination for ‘Eats & Entertainment’ and Playdium, specially designed for teens and families.

At Cineplex, change and disruption are nothing new. Infusing innovation into everything we do has fueled our evolution as a fully-integrated, diversified and growing organization with exciting career opportunities in our locations and corporate functions. Grow with us and explore roles in operations, food services, hospitality, digital commerce (CineplexStore.com), digital (Cineplex Digital Media) and cinema media (Cineplex Media), consumer loyalty (SCENE), finance, human resources, technology, amusement solutions (Player One Amusement Group), and more.

Proudly recognized as having one of the country’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures, we rally behind our values of Teamwork, Innovation and Excellence. 

We are creative, curious and love thinking big. The next evolution of Cineplex starts here, with you. 

Learn more about our businesses through the links below. 

Cineplex | Cineplex Digital Media |  | Cineplex Media | Cineplex Store | Player One Amusement Group | Playdium | The Rec Room | SCENE 

Inclusion & Diversity 

Cineplex is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We encourage and welcome applications from all intersectional walks of life. The collective sum of our individual differences, experiences, knowledge, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities, and talent represents a significant part of our culture. By valuing a diverse workforce, we enforce hiring practices that are fair and equitable. 

Job Description

Do you have a passion for new and exciting nationwide business ventures? Would you love to be part of a team that’s expanding from coast to coast in Canada? Do you want to play a crucial role in changing the landscape of entertainment in Canada? Now that I have your attention and have peaked your interest – let’s tell you a bit about this revolutionary new concept called The Rec Room

The concept features a wide range of entertainment options: a large attractions area featuring state of the art simulation games, redemption gaming for prizes, and a variety of recreational games including luxury bowling, billiards, shuffleboard and ping pong. There is an auditorium-style venue offering live entertainment – musical acts, bands and comedians – and also features a theatre-sized, high definition screen for catching the game or watching a wide range of other entertainment programming. The Rec Room offers an upscale casual dining environment, featuring an open kitchen and a contemporary menu offering everyone’s favourites, as well as an “eatertainment-style” concept in the games area. A large centre bar area with adjacent stage includes impressive digital displays and serves as the gathering spot for watching the big game or other major events. The Rec Room integrates a cutting-edge interactive technology platform that enhances all aspects of the entertainment experience.

Cineplex Entertainment, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, is currently recruiting for the position of Bartender – The Rec Room Deerfoot, reporting to the General Manager. This position will be based at The Rec Room Deerfoot located at 901 64 Ave NE, Calgary, AB T2E 9B7.   

The Bartender prepares alcoholic drinks for patrons of restaurants, bars, cocktail lounges, and other places where drinks are served. The bartender's main job is to know the standard drink recipes and be able to mix them quickly and accurately. Guests may have their own preferences or recipes for the bartender to follow. Bartenders also check the identification of guests to ensure that they meet the minimum drinking age. Bartenders take drink orders, serve drinks, and collect money for drinks. Bartenders fill drink orders placed by waitresses for guests to be served. He/she arranges bottles and barware, washes glasses, and cleans the bar. The Bartenders also removes empty bottles and trash and replaces empty beer kegs. Bartenders stock the bar by bringing liquor bottles, mixed drink ingredients, and other bar supplies from the storeroom to the bar. He/she keeps track of wines, beers, liquors, and other supplies, and ordering bar supplies.

Job Duties

  • Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails and other drinks.
  • Wash glassware and utensils after each use.
  • Pour wine and beer.
  • Collect payment and operate POS.
  • Serve food to guests seated at the bar.
  • Check identification of guests to make sure they meet age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
  • Determine when a customer has had too much alcohol, stop serving and ensure a safe ride home is arranged.
  • Clean up after guests and clean work area.
  • Order and maintain liquor and bar supplies.
  • Arrange bottles and glasses to make attractive displays.
  • Serve guests in a friendly and helpful manner.
  • Handle and move objects, such as glasses and bottles, using hands and arms.
  • Monitor and maintain an inventory of supplies.
  • Mix ingredients according to drink recipes.
  • Perform physical activities such as lifting and stooping.
  • Refusing service, arranging a taxi or even calling the police if necessary.
  • Arrange bottles and glasses to make attractive display.
  • Clean, Slice and pit fruit for garnishing drinks.
  • Other duties as required.


  • High-School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent.
  • Completed Bartending classes preferred.
  • Minimum 1-2 years Bartending.
  • Current provincial Smart Serve Certification considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of drink recipes.
  • Ability to handle large crowds.
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including days, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.​
  • Experience in all aspects of customer service and people management. 

Work Conditions:

  • Will be exposed to extreme temperatures.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to lift 50lb required.
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
  • Overtime as required.
  • High stress, fast paced environment.

Additional Information

Interested applicants, please apply today.

While we appreciate all interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. As part of Cineplex Entertainment’s standard recruitment process, suitable candidate(s) will be required to undergo pre-employment screening as a condition of employment or promotion.

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