Beverage Director

Property Westin Portland Harborview
Posted Date 6 days ago(6/21/2022 11:21 AM)
Food & Beverage

Job Summary

Top of the East, one of Portland’s most iconic rooftop bars, is looking for a talented Beverage Director to come join the team for our grand re-opening! Enjoy the beautiful rooftop views Portland has to offer while working in a fun and dynamic environment!


The Beverage Director is responsible for managing the bar operations including the lobby check in/out stations and outdoor areas if applicable. Prepares and serves alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages to customers or guests. Management-level associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job responsibilities; for OEM associates overtime does apply and is calculated accordingly.



  • Typically requires a high school diploma and at least 6 years of experience. For large bars a college degree preferably hotel management degree is essential.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the field's concepts and principles.
  • Performs complex tasks typically following established processes.
  • Leads and directs the work of other employees and has full authority for personnel decisions.
  • Primarily focused on administering established policies and procedures but may have some impact on departmental budgeting strategic planning and procedural change.
  • A pleasing personality
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Good customer service ethics
  • Thorough knowledge regarding state specifications for running a bar
  • Work hours are inconsistent and hence must be able to work odd hours


  • Oversees payment procedures cash or credit handling and updating payment software data. 
  • Develops staff scheduling to ensure adequate service levels are achieved. 
  • Aligns staffing appropriately to avoid any gaps in service. 
  • Ensures quality customer service and resolves all complaints. 
  • Ensures all bar equipment utensils and materials are clean and in compliance with food safety standards. 
  • Manages operations to meet liquor license and food safety requirements. 
  • Communicates with vendors and supplies to maintain adequate inventory levels. 
  • Communicates with regulatory and compliance bodies as required.
  • He or she has to guide every other employee of the bar and at the same time he or she should make sure that every guest is returning happily from their bar. 

Property Details


The Westin Portland Harborview provides travelers a perfect vantage point to explore Maine's largest city. Originally opened in 1927 as the Eastland Park Hotel, this historic hotel has been immaculately restored. Visitors can take a short walk to discover the Old Port and some of the best restaurants, retail shops, museums and artistic venues in Maine. Guests will leave feeling better than when they arrived when they stay over in our plush rooms and suites. Each of the guest rooms feature a stunning view of downtown, the harbor or Casco Bay. Guests can enjoy a thoroughly satisfying night's sleep in a Westin Heavenly® Bed. They can re-energize in our state-of-the-art Westin WORKOUT® Fitness Studio or relax with a massage, manicure and more at Artné Spa. We offer on-site dining, including the timelessly chic Top of the East rooftop restaurant with panoramic views. Weddings and meetings thrive here with nearly 15,000 square feet of event space and a spectacular grand ballroom.


Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in 49 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.


After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan

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