35 Temporary Bar Staff Required for Big Burns Supper Festival

35 Temporary Bar Staff Required for Big Burns Supper Festival
  • Temporary
  • Dumfries
  • Dec 11, 2021

Website Big Burns Supper

Temporary Bar Staff – 35 Positions Available

Reporting to: Associate Producers, Assistant Venue Manager
Responsible for: Customers
Contract period: 14th January until 30th January 2022
Employment type: Part-time
Salary/rate: £8.91 per hour
Pay cycle: Monthly
Benefits: 4 free festival tickets and 2 drinks vouchers
Hours: Variable between 14th and 30th January 2022
Shift patterns: Variable and depending on the needs of the
festival. Flexible working is welcomed
Location: Big Burns Supper Festival Site, Newall Terrace,
Dumfries, DG1 2HP
Commences: Friday 14th January 2022
Training: Over Zoom in December 2021
Closing date: 11th December 2021
Due to alcohol licensing regulations, applicants for these
positions must be over 18 years of age.

About the role:

Our bar staff are the face of our festival.
They provide our audience with a speedy service, helping them to enjoy the
festival by being friendly, helpful, efficient and willing to get into the party
atmosphere. The role is a diverse role across many functions of the festival
including but not limited to bar staff, front of house, ticketing, catering and
back stage.
You will be working in an environment that will be mixed with paid roles,
management roles and volunteer roles. You will become part of the Big Burns
Supper family that is a warm and dynamic make up of people.
We LOVE our audience, and so we work tirelessly to reward their commitment
to our programmes. Our environments are fast paced and dynamic – but
when you are not working on shift you are entitled to go watch any of the
shows or events that we programme, as long as there is the capacity to do
All of our roles include detailed training to prepare you for the role.

Principal Duties:

● Serving customers quickly and in a friendly and pleasant manner
● Cash handling
● Processing orders either for customers at the bar or for table service
● Stock taking behind the bar
● Replenishing products behind the bar
● Taking responsibility for making sure the merchandise is on sale and looks aesthetically pleasing
● Keeping public areas cleaned and tidy
● Keeping back areas clean and tidy
● Ensure service areas are clean and hygienic
● Assisting to turn around the venue for show changes
● Keeping venues clean and safe from hazards
● Keeping backstage areas clean and safe from any hazards
● Conducting opening and closing procedures where required
● Conducting drinks services to tables
● Preparing fruits and garnishes for service
● Day-to-day running of the bars within the venue
● Communicate with Bar Supervisors to report any issues that arise during shifts
● Work positively with team mates during shifts
● Adhering strictly to COVID-19 protocols regarding cleanliness and mask wearing


To apply for this job please visit bigburnssupper.com.