Bar Storekeeper

negotiable Expires in 9 months


Reports To: Bar Manager, Hotel Controller

Position Summary

The Bar Storekeeper is responsible for managing the onboard bar inventories and stores, ensuring proper storage practices, and maintaining accurate inventories at all times.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Possess knowledge of the entire bar Operation on board.
  • Work under the direct supervision of the Bar Manager and very closely with the Hotel Controller.
  • Ensure that all company policies are followed regarding storage, receiving, issuing and ordering.
  • Receive all Bar Department merchandise ensuring quality and invoice accuracy.
  • Work closely with the Hotel Controller, ensuring proper, complete and accurate requisitions are in place and accurately coded.
  • Accountable for all merchandize in the bar stores
  • Allow only authorized personnel to enter stores.
  • Monitor all merchandise entering or leaving the stores and compare against an appropriate invoice or requisition.
  • Recognize any potential theft, breakage, spoilage or other loss.
  • Log the storeroom temperatures and report any malfunction or damage to the Bar Manager immediately.
  • Follow up on reported issues in the storeroom.
  • Inspect all storerooms and storage areas, checking for any signs of spoilage.
  • Record expiration dates in order to minimize losses.
  • Ensure proper rotation of merchandise using FIFO (first in – first out) procedures, and color code with Use First stickers.
  • Cover the position of Deck Steward, or positions around the bars when instructed to do so by the Bar Management team.
  • Prepare assigned area for Shipsan, the European sanitation program, and United States Public Health -type inspection done by the onboard Senior Management or Shipsan/USPH inspectors

Training & Development

  • Attend all meetings, training activities or classes related to assigned position as required.

Safety Responsibilities

  • Maintain a safe and sanitary environment for all guests and crew members.
  • Follow proper procedures and instructions at all times to prevent damage of any kind to ship or company property.
  • Know and comply with Shipsan, the European sanitation program, and United States Public Health Rules and Regulations pertaining to assigned working area.
  • Participate in safety drills as required.
  • Comply with Marella Cruises’ Safety and Pollution Prevention Program
  • Comply with Marella Cruises’ Operating Procedures Resources.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • As assigned


Knowledge, experience, skill, and/or ability


  • Fluent in written and spoken English,
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with the senior management.
  • Ability to lead and make decisions.
  • Good administrative skills.
  • Experienced in coaching subordinates.
  • Must be cost and quality conscious.
  • Must adhere to specific scheduled work hours, yet be flexible if circumstances require it.
  • Work with international team members.
  • Perform assigned duties under pressure (time constraints).


  • Fluency in additional languages

Required computer skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft programs to include but not limited to, Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • FBS/ICS Apollo Inventory system


  • High School education or better.
  • Minimum of 3 years bar related experience and/or training.
  • Good mathematical skills.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other Skills:

  • Knowledge of general office practices, procedures and equipment.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with senior-level management and owner representatives.

Math Ability:

  • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions for this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to: Stand, Use hands to finger, handle, or feel; Reach with hands and arms; Talk or hear and smell.
  • The employee must be able to lift or move up to 55 pounds (25 kilograms) without assistance.

Vision Requirements:

  • Ability to adjust focus, depth perception, peripheral vision, distance vision and close vision and to be able to otherwise perform the essential functions of the job in a manner that does not present danger to the employee or others with or without a reasonable accommodation.