Senior Bartender (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  The Heke

  Waiheke Island, Auckland/Northland

The Heke, a popular restaurant and FUN bar & restaurant is located on beautiful Waiheke Island. We are an awesome team seeking a skilled and experienced Senior Bartender to join us as soon as possible. 

In just 15 months we’ve established a 5-star reputation for great drinks and food, and as the brand home for our brewery and distillery, this is a unique and exciting opportunity to grow with us and advance quickly.

Phase 2 of our project opens in June 2023; the substantial new distillery and brewery on-site that will be a tourist Mecca offering tours and events. The majority of our hours are day time, offering great work-life balance on this beautiful island. 

As a Senior Bartender, you will be responsible for serving our award-wining products and crafting high-quality cocktails and providing exceptional customer service to our guests.


  • Create innovative and delicious cocktails using a wide range of spirits, mixers, and fresh ingredients
  • Manage inventory, order supplies, and maintain equipment to ensure efficient operation of the bar
  • Train and mentor junior bartenders to maintain high standards of quality and customer service
  • Provide excellent customer service and build strong relationships with our guests
  • Handle cash and card transactions accurately and efficiently
  • Adhere to all health and safety regulations and maintain a clean and organised bar area 


  • At least 3 years of experience as a bartender, with a minimum of 2 years in a senior or leadership role
  • In-depth knowledge of drinks, ingredients, techniques, and trends
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to provide excellent customer service in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage inventory, order supplies, and maintain equipment
  • A positive attitude, with a willingness to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and public holidays as required
  • The ability to work in New Zealand, and current license to serve alcohol.


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