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  • Beverage Supervisor (Part-Time) - Iowa Events Center

    Location US-IA-Des Moines
    Job ID
    Spectra - Food Services & Hospitality
    Location Name
    Spectra FH - Iowa Events Center & Wells Fargo Arena
    Food/Beverage Management
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Beverage Supervisor assists the Beverage Manager with overseeing set-up and teardown, staffing, product and supplies as it relates to beverages for catered events. With direction from Beverage Manager and/or AGM, oversees cash handling of beverage staff and serving of alcoholic beverages during catered events.


    This position is based at our Iowa Events Center. The Iowa Events Center features a variety of flexible spaces to host events of all types and sizes. The Iowa Events Center is a unique combination of three venues under one roof: Wells Fargo Arena, Hy-Vee Hall, and Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center. The complex is flexible to meet the needs of events of all types and sizes. It is well-suited for conventions, meetings, tradeshows, sporting, social and entertainment events from 10,000–17,100 people. You can learn more about our venue here:


    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at


    • Supervises beverage staff during catered events at the direction of Beverage Manager or AGM. This includes overseeing cash handling of employees and execution of TEAM training.
    • Responsible for overseeing the service of beverages to guests including alcoholic beverages. Responsible for ensuring staff members check guest’s ID’s to verify minimum age requirement and are serving beverages responsibly in accordance with local/state/federal regulations. 
    • Maintains and supports a positive employee relations climate for the team.
    • Provides a professional presence for guests / clients during events and responds appropriately to requests.
    • Ensures compliance with health, sanitation, safety and employment regulations by clearly communicating standards and procedures to all staff
    • Stocking product and preparing equipment as required for catered events. Read and execute event requirements from Banquet Event Order (BEO). 
    • Maintain a clean and organized beverage storage unit(s)
    • Monitors and assists with set-up and teardown of beverage stations and runs product as required.
    • Verifies accuracy of opening & closing bar sheet counts.
    • Supports beverage team by serving as required during busy periods
    • Coach, counsel or discipline employees as directed in the absence of the Beverage Manager.
    • Assist Beverage Manager as required with product orders, inventory management or scheduling.


    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Some college coursework in event management, business, culinary or similar field preferred
    • Two or more years’ experience in beverage service, food service environment or similar industry preferred
    • Previous experience in a supervisory, training or lead position preferred
    • Cash handling experience helpful
    • Bartending experience preferred
    • Intermediate computer skills in a Windows format with experience in MS Word, Excel & Outlook preferred
    • Detail oriented, ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize in a fast-paced, changing environment.
    • Ability to lead a team in a positive professional and high-pressure environment while creating a cooperative atmosphere.
    • Ability to be self-directed and work independently with little oversight.
    • Demonstrated ability to provide a professional presentation and communications with guests and team in an event-driven environment.
    • Ability to make decisions regarding “cut offs” of guests, execute guest cut-off’s, and demonstrate sound judgment independently.
    • Ability to work a flexible event based schedule as required including nights, weekends and long hours.



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